Williams, L., Edwards, T. M., Patterson, J. & Chamow, L. (2011). Essential assessment skills for couple and family Therapists. The Guilford Press. Read Chapters 9 and 10.
These chapters provide information on assessing family interaction and constructing a genogram.
Machado, P. P. P., & Fassnacht, D. B. (2015). The Portuguese version of the Outcome Questionnaire (OQ-45): Normative data, reliability, and clinical significance cut-offs scores. Psychology & Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice, 88(4), 427-437. This resource examines the use of the Portuguese version of the OQ-45 and whether it maintains parallel clinical utility as the original version.
Salamanca-Buentello, F., Seeman, M. V., Daar, A. S., & Upshur, R. E. G. (2020). The ethical, social, and cultural dimensions of screening for mental health in children and adolescents of the developing world. PloS One, 15(8), e0237853. This article reviews the need for early screening of mental health needs, challenges to meeting these needs, and recommendations for how to best meet the needs of children and adolescents worldwide.
Shaun M., E., Jonathan B., S., & Catherine G., G. (2008). Screening for anxiety and depression in community mental health: The Beck anxiety and depression inventories. Community Mental Health Journal, 44(6), 465–474. This article reviews the utility of the Beck measures as initial screening tools to support diagnostic accuracy.
Williams, L., Edwards, T. M., Patterson, J., & Chamow, L. (2011). Essential assessment skills for couple and family therapists. The Guilford Press. Chapters 3 and 5 review considerations for the initial interview and assessing adult functioning. Also, see page 89 for a list of common screening measures.