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Preparation for the Evaluation

Preparation for the Evaluation  

Robert D. Hoge and D. A. Andrews

in Evaluation for Risk of Violence in Juveniles

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2010
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230180
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195370416.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195370416
Chapter 4 provides a discussion of ethical and legal issues relevant to planning the assessment process as well as issues in the selection of appropriate tools and procedures, and practical ... More
The Ethics of Conditional ConfidentialityA Practice Model for Mental Health Professionals

The Ethics of Conditional Confidentiality: A Practice Model for Mental Health Professionals  

Mary Alice Fisher

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2013
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230661
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199752201.001.0001
Specialty: 
Professional Development and Training, Ethics in Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199752201
This online resource is a guide designed to help therapists and other mental health professionals navigate the ethical and legal maze surrounding confidentiality. At its core is a practical ... 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
Legal Uses and Assessment of Psychopathy

Legal Uses and Assessment of Psychopathy  

Gina M. Vincent and Stephen D. Hart

in Ziskin's Coping with Psychiatric and Psychological Testimony (6 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780190466237
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195174113.003.0025
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195174113
This chapter discusses psychopathy as a psychologicalconcept, not a legal concept, including legal issues subject to expert testimony, current diagnostic criteria, application of science to ... More
Clinical Record Keeping

Clinical Record Keeping  

Mary Alice Fisher

in The Ethics of Conditional Confidentiality: A Practice Model for Mental Health Professionals

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2013
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230661
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199752201.003.0011
Specialty: 
Professional Development and Training, Ethics in Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199752201
Chapter 10 discusses only ethical issues related to the confidentiality of patient information that has been recorded, whether on paper or electronically. It examines the shift away from ... 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
Challenging Computerized Testing and Computer-Based Test Interpretations

Challenging Computerized Testing and Computer-Based Test Interpretations  

David C. Ahern and David Faust

in Ziskin's Coping with Psychiatric and Psychological Testimony (6 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780190466237
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195174113.003.0019
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195174113
This chapter considers the current state of the literatureregarding computer-based testing (CBT) and computer-based test interpretation (CBTI), particularly as relates to their usein the ... More
Evaluation for Workplace Discrimination and Harassment

Evaluation for Workplace Discrimination and Harassment  

Jane Goodman-Delahunty and William E. Foote

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2010
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261603
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195371017.001.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195371017
Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) has grown into a specialization informed by research and professional guidelines. This series presents up-to-date information on the most important ... More
Examining Children in Personal Injury Claims

Examining Children in Personal Injury Claims  

Michael A. Goldberg

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/9780195145847.003.0016
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195145847
Chapter 15 discusses examining children in personal injury claims. It focuses on providing a comprehensive overview of the relevant legal issues and highlighting several of the important ... More
Evaluation of Juveniles' Competence to Stand Trial

Evaluation of Juveniles' Competence to Stand Trial  

Ivan Kruh and Thomas Grisso

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2008
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261610
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195323078.001.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195323078
Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) has grown into a specialization informed by research and professional guidelines. This series presents up-to-date information on the most important ... More
Evaluation of Culturally Diverse Populations

Evaluation of Culturally Diverse Populations  

Selma R. De Jesus-Zayas, Rudolfo Buigas, and Robert L. Denney

in Ziskin's Coping with Psychiatric and Psychological Testimony (6 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780190466237
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195174113.003.0012
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195174113
This chapter aims to present the basictheoretical background that will give the attorney faced withsuch cultural issues an understanding of the complexitiesinvolved, to provide a brief ... More
Neuropsychological (Brain Damage) Assessment

Neuropsychological (Brain Damage) Assessment  

David Faust, David C. Ahern, and Ana J. Bridges

in Ziskin's Coping with Psychiatric and Psychological Testimony (6 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780190466237
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195174113.003.0018
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195174113
The aim of this chapter is to provide an overview of neuropsychology,especially its application in legal settings, including the aims of neuropsychological evaluation, the objectivity of ... More
Professional Ethics in a Legal Context

Professional Ethics in a Legal Context  

Paul C. Berman and Katherine W. Killeen

in Evidence-Informed Interventions for Court-Involved Families: Promoting Healthy Coping and Development

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190693268
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190693237.003.0015
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190693237
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
This chapter discusses essential ethical issues for therapists who provide mental health services in a legal context. The application of ethical concepts in general clinical cases may ... More

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