Access the Online Assessment Measures link in the Learning Resources. On that si


Access the Online Assessment Measures link in the Learning Resources.
On that site, explore at least three different assessment tools for elderly/aging adults under the various categories. A few that you may consider are: Severity Measure for Depression, Adult; Severity Measure for Separation Anxiety Disorder, Adult; and Severity Measure for Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Adult.
Select one assessment tool that you can see yourself using in practice with elderly/aging adult clients. Do not use a tool that you have chosen previously.
Consider why you have chosen this assessment tool and its strengths and limitations.
With the elderly/aging population in mind, consider common mental health diagnoses for this population and how the assessment tool you have chosen may assist with diagnosis.
Submit a 1-page paper analyzing the assessment tool you have chosen:
Why did you select the assessment tool?
Why might it be especially helpful for use with elderly/aging adults?
What challenges or limitations might there be for this assessment tool?
What are two common mental health diagnoses associated with the elderly/aging population, and how might the assessment tool you identified assist with diagnosis?


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