Conducting In-Depth Assessments

Publication Date: February 2008

Publisher: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

Author(s): Emily Sama Martin; LaDonna Pavetti; Michelle Derr

Research Area: Social conditions

Keywords: Employment; Disability; TANF

Type: Brief


Assessment is often the first step in helping TANF recipients living with a disability find and maintain employment. This brief describes five different approaches to assessment: disability screening, psychosocial assessments, clinical and psychological assessments, functional needs assessments, and vocational assessments.