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Child Custody

Child Custody  

Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, and Casey LaDuke

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261672
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199941551.003.0017
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199941551
The two reports in this chapter are assessments of child custody. Requests for child custody evaluations typically come from the court, or from attorneys representing one of the divorcing ... More
Introduction to Forensic Assessment of Children

Introduction to Forensic Assessment of Children  

Steven N. Sparta and Gerald P. Koocher

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2006
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190242107
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195145847.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780195145847
This chapter introduces the subject of the forensic assessment of children. This includes distinctions between traditional psychological practice and forensic roles, and between child and ... More
Forensic Assessment of Amenability to Rehabilitation in Juvenile Delinquency

Forensic Assessment of Amenability to Rehabilitation in Juvenile Delinquency  

Robert Kinscherff

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2006
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190242107
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195145847.003.0020
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780195145847
Chapter 19 presents a guide to the forensic assessment of amenabilityto rehabilitation in juvenile delinquencyproceedings. It includes the establishment of the forensic context of the ... More
Response Style

Response Style  

Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, and Casey LaDuke

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261672
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199941551.003.0026
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199941551
This chapter focuses on the assessment of response style as part of FMHA. “Response style” describes how an individual being evaluated responds to the assessment material, with primary ... More
Miranda Waiver Capacity

Miranda Waiver Capacity  

Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, and Casey LaDuke

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261672
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199941551.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199941551
Chapter 2 discusses the capacity of adult defendants to waive their Miranda rights. The principle to be applied to the first case concerns the value of nomothetic data, derived from groups ... More
A Pediatric Lead Litigation PrimerFoundations for Mental Health Assessment

A Pediatric Lead Litigation Primer: Foundations for Mental Health Assessment  

Steven B. Bisbing

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2006
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190242107
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195145847.003.0018
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195145847
Chapter 17 provides a detailed primer on litigationrelated to the toxic effects of lead on children. It presents the nature of the problem, litigation, forensic implications, and details of ... More
Forensic Interviewing of Children and Adolescents

Forensic Interviewing of Children and Adolescents  

Linda Sayler Gudas and Jerome M. Sattler

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2006
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190242107
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195145847.003.0009
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195145847
Chapter 8 begins a number of assessment-relatedchapters, providing a general framework onforensic interviewing in a developmental context. This chapter presents advice on general clinical ... More
Report Writing and Testimony

Report Writing and Testimony  

Andrew W. Kane and Joel A. Dvoskin

in Evaluation for Personal Injury Claims

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2011
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261597
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195326079.003.0007
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195326079

Chapter 7 provides a useful process and structure for writing reports on evaluation for personal injury claims and preparing testimony. ...

Juvenile Competence to Stand Trial

Juvenile Competence to Stand Trial  

Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, and Casey LaDuke

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261672
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199941551.003.0020
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199941551
This chapter focuses on juveniles’ competence to stand trial. The principle illustrated by the first case addresses the importance of considering both relevance and scientific reliability ... More
Juvenile Miranda Waiver Capacity

Juvenile Miranda Waiver Capacity  

Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, and Casey LaDuke

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261672
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199941551.003.0019
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199941551
The two case reports in this chapter focus on the capacities of juvenile defendants to waive their Miranda rights. Juveniles especially may have difficulty providing knowing and intelligent ... More
Criminal Responsibility

Criminal Responsibility  

Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, and Casey LaDuke

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261672
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199941551.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199941551
Chapter 4 considers criminal responsibility. The first case report addresses the principle of being familiar with the legal, ethical, scientific, and practice literature pertaining to the ... More
Preparation for the Evaluation

Preparation for the Evaluation  

Geri S. W. Fuhrmann and Robert A. Zibbell

in Evaluation for Child Custody

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2011
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261573
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195329513.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195329513
Chapter 4 discusses preparation for the child custody evaluation and considers two main questions: When is one qualified to perform child custody evaluations? And how can one identify ... More
Psychological Evaluation for Child Custody

Psychological Evaluation for Child Custody  

Steven N. Sparta and Philip M. Stahl

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2006
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190242107
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195145847.003.0014
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195145847
Chapter 13 details assessment strategies for addressing thecomplex minefield that comprises the psychologicalevaluation environment represented in childcustody evaluations. This includes ... More
Empirical Foundations and Limits

Empirical Foundations and Limits  

Ivan Kruh and Thomas Grisso

in Evaluation of Juveniles' Competence to Stand Trial

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2008
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261610
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195323078.003.0003
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195323078
Chapter 3 explores empirical foundations and limits. The use of research data by examiners to inform their theories and practices increases the accuracy of evaluations and helps the courts ... More
Preparation for the Evaluation

Preparation for the Evaluation  

Ivan Kruh and Thomas Grisso

in Evaluation of Juveniles' Competence to Stand Trial

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2008
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261610
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195323078.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195323078
Chapter 4 discusses preparations for the evaluation of juvenile CST. This includes qualifications for conducting juvenile CST evaluations, clarifying the referral, contacting defense ... More
Interpretation

Interpretation  

Geri S. W. Fuhrmann and Robert A. Zibbell

in Evaluation for Child Custody

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2011
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261573
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195329513.003.0006
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195329513
This chapter provides a framework for interpretation with attention to legal and ethical issues that inform the process. Most new custody evaluators feel daunted by the task of integrating ... More
Guardianship

Guardianship  

Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, and Casey LaDuke

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261672
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199941551.003.0016
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199941551
The case report in this chapter is about the competence of adults to manage their own affairs. Evaluations of this type help courts decide whether a guardian should be appointed to handle ... More
Competence for Execution

Competence for Execution  

Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, and Casey LaDuke

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261672
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199941551.003.0009
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199941551
The report in this chapter describes an evaluation of competence for execution. These evaluations have been guided by case law, although the statutorily defined criteria may differ by ... More
Assessing Child Sexual Abuse Allegations in a Legal Context

Assessing Child Sexual Abuse Allegations in a Legal Context  

Kathryn Kuehnle and Steven N. Sparta

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2006
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190242107
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195145847.003.0010
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195145847
Chapter 9 provides detailed suggestionsfor framing evaluations of child sexual abuse allegationsin forensic contexts. It reviews issues critical to the assessment of alleged child sexual ... More
Working With Courts, Judges, and LawyersWhat Forensic Mental Health Professionals Should Know About Being Expert Witnesses

Working With Courts, Judges, and Lawyers: What Forensic Mental Health Professionals Should Know About Being Expert Witnesses  

Steven R. Smith

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2006
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190242107
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195145847.003.0007
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195145847
Chapter 6 provides an analysis of the mental healthexpert witness role. It considers the law of expert witnesses, the nature of expertise, and the role of mental health experts in the legal ... More

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