Psychological Evaluations for the Courts A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals and Lawyers

ISBN-10: 1572309660
ISBN-13: 9781572309661
Edition: 3rd 2008 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $125.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 9/18/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 930
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.290
Language: English

Gary B. Melton, PhD, is Director of the Institute for Families in Society, Professor of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Science, and Adjunct Professor of Law, Pediatrics, and Psychology at the University of South Carolina. John Petrila, JD, LLM, is Professor and Chair, Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Florida Mental Health Institute, at the University of South Florida in Tampa. Norman G. Poythress, PhD, is Professor and Research Director, Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Florida Mental Health Institute, at the University of South Florida in Tampa. Christopher Slobogin, JD, LLM, is Professor, Alumni Research Scholar, and Associate Dean of Law at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

General Considerations
Law and the Mental Health Professions: An Uneasy Alliance
An Overview of the Legal System: Sources of Law, the Court System, and the Adjudicative Process
The Nature and Method of Forensic Assessment
Constitutional, Common-Law, and Ethical Contours of the Evaluation Process: The Mental Health Professional as Double Agent
Managing Public and Private Forensic Services
The Criminal Process
Competency to Stand Trial
Other Competencies in the Criminal Process
Mental State at the Time of the Offense
Sentencing
Noncriminal Adjudication
Civil Commitment
Civil Competencies
Compensating Mental Injury: Workers' Compensation and Torts
Federal Antidiscrimination and Entitlement Laws
Children and Families
Juvenile Delinquency
Child Abuse and Neglect
Child Custody in Divorce
Education and Habilitation
Communicating with the Courts
Consultation, Report Writing, and Expert Testimony
Sample Reports
Glossary

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