assessment protocal at a couple and family clinic

You are the assessment coordinator at a couple and family therapy clinic. You have been assigned to create a comprehensive assessment protocol for every client (couple or family) who presents for services. Knowing that clients are often not transparent or forthcoming about matters of great potential consequence in their lives, what is crucial to ask every client who comes in to the clinic?
Choose several assessment instruments you believe would be useful and give a rationale for their inclusion. You may select or create individual items of interest as well. In order to limit response burden, you can ask 100 items/questions maximum over the assessment protocol. Include a discussion of ethics in assessment, and how your protocol addresses issues of safety and diversity (for example, race, culture, sexual orientation, et cetera.).