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(p. 27) Forensic Mental Health Concepts 

(p. 27) Forensic Mental Health Concepts
(p. 27) Forensic Mental Health Concepts

Karen S. Budd

, Mary Connell

, and Jennifer R. Clark

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date: 30 October 2020

Chapter 2 discusses forensic mental health concepts in parental evaluation. It first contrasts clinical and forensic assessments, before outlining professional guidelines for forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) practice in child protection, frameworks for formulating and answering questions in FMHAs, a comparison of child protection and child custody evaluation contexts, referral questions at various stages of the case, and legal guidelines for FMHA practice in child protection.

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