Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility

Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility

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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 and frequently conducted forms of FMHA. The 19 topical volumes address best approaches to practice for particular types of evaluation in the criminal, civil and juvenile/family areas. Each volume contains a thorough discussion of the relevant legal and psychological concepts, followed by a step-by-step description of the assessment process from preparing for the evaluation to writing the report and testifying in court. Volumes include the following helpful features: - Boxes that zero in on important information for use in evaluations - Tips for best practice and cautions against common pitfalls - Highlighting of relevant case law and statutes - Separate list of assessment tools for easy reference - Helpful glossary of key terms for the particular topic In making recommendations for best practice, authos consider empirical support, legal relevance, and consistency with ethical and professional standards.
These volumes offer invaluable guidance for anyone involved in conducting or using forensic evaluations.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 137.16 x 205.74 x 15.24mm | 226.8g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195324854
  • 9780195324853
  • 1,068,569

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"The references are up to date and the index is useful... [The information] is useful and presented in an engaging manner."--Doody's Health Sciences Review "The references are up to date and the index is useful... [The information] is useful and presented in an engaging manner."--Doody's Health Sciences Review
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About Ira K. Packer

Ira K. Packer is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at University of Massachusetts Medical School in Sharon, MA.
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