Clinicial Evaluation

Clinical evaluations for children, adolescents and adults designed to aid treatment or answer specific, non-legal questions.

Dr. Freedman performs a wide variety of clinical evaluations for children, adolescents and adults. Such evaluations are designed to support treatment provided by other professionals or answer specific, non-legal questions. Examples of such evaluations include diagnostic assessments, evaluations to assist in treatment planning, educational assessments including kindergarten readiness, and assessments of developmental disability.

Dr. Freedman uses structured and semi-structured interview protocols to gather consistent historical and clinical information. He utilizes structured assessment tools to collect psychological information in specific areas. Among others, these tools include:

  • Beck Depression Inventory
  • Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales
  • Adolescent Anger Rating Scale
  • Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function
  • Behavior Assessment System for Children

Dr Freedman is trained in the use many contemporary psychological tests. He relies on assessment tools which have been empirically derived and compared to a normative sample, that have been subjected to peer review, and are designed to assess specific issues. Among others, these tools include:

  • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, Second Edition (MMPI-2)
  • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory – Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF)
  • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory – Adolescent (MMPI-A)
  • Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI)
  • Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale – Fourth Edition (WAIS-IV)
  • Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence – Second Edition (WASI-II)
  • Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children – Fourth Edition (WISC-IV)
  • Wechsler Memory Scale – Fourth Edition (WMS-IV)
  • Wechsler Individual Achievement Test – Third Edition (WIAT-III)
  • Wide Range Achievement Test – 4th Edition (WRAT-4)
  • Test of Nonverbal Intelligence – Third Edition (TONI-3)
  • Conners’ Continuous Performance Test II (CPT II)
  • Millon Pre-Adolescent Clinical Inventory (M-PACI)
  • Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory (MACI)
  • Adolescent Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI-A2)