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Introduction

Introduction  

Kirk Heilbrun, Thomas Grisso, and Alan M. Goldstein

in Foundations of Forensic Mental Health Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230241
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195323092.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195323092

Chapter 1 introduces the forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) and the aims of the Best Practices in FMHA series. The specifics and structure of the series are also presented. ...

Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder  

Blair E. Wisco, Brian P. Marx, and Terence M. Keane

in Military Psychologists' Desk Reference

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2013
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230418
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199928262.003.0042
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Military Psychology, Professional Development and Training
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199928262
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a prevailing concern among military service members. In this chapter, we define trauma and PTSD and discuss the prevalence of trauma exposure and ... More
Mental Health and Mental Disorders in Older Adults

Mental Health and Mental Disorders in Older Adults  

Sara Honn Qualls

in Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261856
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195115468.003.0011
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195115468
This chapter considers mental health and mental disorders in older adults. It outlines the epidemiology and characteristics of the most prevalent mental disorders, along with strategies for ... More
Evaluation of Violence Risk in Adults

Evaluation of Violence Risk in Adults  

Kirk Heilbrun, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, and Christopher King

in Forensic Assessments in Criminal and Civil Law: A Handbook for Lawyers

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190241780
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199766857.003.0006
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199766857
This chapter reviews concepts of forensic mental health assessment that are relevant to the evaluation of violence risk in adults. It first provides an overview of the legal context ... More
Evaluation for Child Custody

Evaluation for Child Custody  

Geri Fuhrmann and Robert A. Zibbell

in Forensic Assessments in Criminal and Civil Law: A Handbook for Lawyers

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190241780
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199766857.003.0015
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199766857
This chapter reviews concepts of forensic mental health assessment that are relevant to child custody. It first provides an overview of the legal context underlying child custody ... More
Forensic Mental Health Concepts

Forensic Mental Health Concepts  

Karen S. Budd, Mary Connell, and Jennifer R. Clark

in Evaluation of Parenting Capacity in Child Protection

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2011
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261627
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195333602.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195333602
Chapter 2 discusses forensic mental health concepts in parental evaluation. It first contrasts clinical and forensic assessments, before outlining professional guidelines for forensic ... More
Evaluation of Juveniles’ Risks and Needs

Evaluation of Juveniles’ Risks and Needs  

Robert D. Hoge

in Forensic Assessments in Criminal and Civil Law: A Handbook for Lawyers

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190241780
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199766857.003.0017
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199766857
This chapter reviews concepts of forensic mental health assessment that are relevant to a juvenile's risks for criminal activity. It first provides an overview of the legal context ... 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
Item type: 
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
The Nature and Evolution of Forensic Mental Health Assessment

The Nature and Evolution of Forensic Mental Health Assessment  

Kirk Heilbrun, Thomas Grisso, and Alan M. Goldstein

in Foundations of Forensic Mental Health Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230241
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195323092.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195323092
Chapter 2 offers definitions of forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) and reviews its history in two ways: the growth of its formal infrastructure, and a sketch of some of the forensic ... More
Toward Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment

Toward Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment  

Kirk Heilbrun, Thomas Grisso, and Alan M. Goldstein

in Foundations of Forensic Mental Health Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230241
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195323092.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195323092

Chapter 5 explores movements towards best practices in FMHA, the means of establishing standards for FMHA, and the structure and content of titles in the Best Practices in FMHA series. ...

Forensic Evaluation of Juvenile Sexual Offenders

Forensic Evaluation of Juvenile Sexual Offenders  

David Medoff and 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/9780195145847.003.0022
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195145847
Chapter 21 provides an approach tothe forensic evaluation of juvenile sexual offenders. It discusses research on juvenile sexual offences and actuarial assessment, the clinical and forensic ... More
Evaluation of Competence to Stand Trial in Adults

Evaluation of Competence to Stand Trial in Adults  

Patricia A. Zapf and Ronald Roesch

in Forensic Assessments in Criminal and Civil Law: A Handbook for Lawyers

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190241780
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199766857.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199766857
This chapter examines the legal context for evaluating an adult's competence to stand trial, along with the relevant concepts in forensic mental health assessment (FMHA). It begins with an ... More
Personality Assessment in Managed Health CareUsing the MMPI-2 in Treatment Planning

Personality Assessment in Managed Health Care: Using the MMPI-2 in Treatment Planning  

James N. Butcher (ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 1996
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261757
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195111606.001.0001
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195111606
This volume is devoted to an examination of the use of objective personality assessment, particularly with the MMPI-2, in providing treatment relevant psychological test information. A ... More
Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility

Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility  

Ira K. Packer

in Forensic Assessments in Criminal and Civil Law: A Handbook for Lawyers

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190241780
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199766857.003.0003
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199766857
This chapter reviews the essential elements of professional standards used in the evaluation of criminal responsibility. It first provides an overview of the historical development of the ... More
Release Decision-Making

Release Decision-Making  

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/9780199941551.003.0024
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199941551
The release decision-making process as it relates to the adult criminal justice system is the focus of the two reports in this chapter. In both of these cases, the evaluees had previously ... More
Evaluation of Capacity to Waive Miranda Rights

Evaluation of Capacity to Waive Miranda Rights  

Goldstein Alan M., Naomi E. Sevin Goldstein, and Heather Zelle

in Forensic Assessments in Criminal and Civil Law: A Handbook for Lawyers

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190241780
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199766857.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199766857
This chapter reviews concepts of forensic mental health assessment that are relevant to the evaluation of a defendant's capacity to waive Miranda rights. It first provides an overview of ... More
The Virginia Tech MassacreStrategies and Challenges for Improving Mental Health Policy on Campus and Beyond

The Virginia Tech Massacre: Strategies and Challenges for Improving Mental Health Policy on Campus and Beyond  

Aradhana Bela Sood and Robert Cohen (eds)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
May 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261528
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195392494.001.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195392494
After the April 2006 Virginia Tech shootings, governor Timothy Kaine appointed an independent panel to investigate the incident and to recommend potential policy changes that might prevent ... More
Threat/Risk Assessment

Threat/Risk Assessment  

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/9780199941551.003.0025
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199941551
Chapter 25 discusses threat or risk assessment (sometimes referred to as violence risk assessment). The role of risk assessment in a given evaluation ranges from paramount (e.g., assessing ... More
Evaluation of Parenting Capacity in Child Protection Matters

Evaluation of Parenting Capacity in Child Protection Matters  

Jennifer R. Clark, Mary Connell, and Karen S. Budd

in Forensic Assessments in Criminal and Civil Law: A Handbook for Lawyers

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190241780
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199766857.003.0019
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199766857
This chapter reviews concepts of forensic mental health assessment that are relevant to parenting capacity in child protection matters. It first provides an overview of the legal standards ... 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

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