Examining clinical judgment in an adaptive intervention design: The fast track program.

@article{Bierman2006ExaminingCJ,
  title={Examining clinical judgment in an adaptive intervention design: The fast track program.},
  author={Karen Linn Bierman and Robert Nix and Jerry J. Maples and Susan A. Murphy},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={74 3},
  pages={468-81}
}
Although clinical judgment is often used in assessment and treatment planning, rarely has research examined its reliability, validity, or impact in practice settings. This study tailored the frequency of home visits in a prevention program for aggressive- disruptive children (n = 410; 56% minority) on the basis of 2 kinds of clinical judgment: ratings of parental functioning using a standardized multi-item scale and global assessments of family need for services. Stronger reliability and better… CONTINUE READING