A recommendation is a practical suggestion to implement an action aimed at improving the client’s functional outcome and quality of life. These suggestions are usually found at the end of a written clinical assessment report that details the results and their implications for the client. The recommendations are usually made as a direct result of interpreting and integrating test results with historical data and developmental, medical, and psychosocial information. The assessment ideally elucidates the underlying cause or causes for the presenting problems (e.g., the client has moderate attention and memory impairment after a brain injury, which is impacting his or her ability to retain information presented in his or her university classes), which leads to specific recommendations to address the problems. These suggestions (recommendations) may be aimed at particular treatments (for instance, recommending medication to treat severe anxiety and depression, DBT group for...
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