It has now been four years since significant changes were made to the way psychiatric trainees A| skills are assessed. Much teaching, learning and assessment now occurs in the workplace in real clinical time and situations with the key emphasis being on outcome as reflected by the performance of the doctor. This book outlines the workplace-based assessments that are required by the current competency-based psychiatry curriculum. It has been updated, taking into account the four years A| experience gained since these assessments began. The authors explore the theory and practice of various different assessment methods such as case-based discussions, long-case and short-case evaluations, patient satisfaction, directly observed practice, changes in MRCPsych examinations and multi-source feedback. This book will be essential reading for psychiatric trainers and trainees.