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Evaluation for Risk of Violence in Adults

Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Heilbrun, Kirk
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-195-36981-6
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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.

Features:
* Part of the successful Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment series
* Includes helpful step-by-step information on performing violence risk assessments
* User-friendly format includes bulleted lists, helpful tips, and key issues to avoid

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, authors consider empirical support, legal relevance, and consistency with ethical and professional standards.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Heilbrun, Kirk
  • ISBN: 978-0-195-36981-6
  • Specialty:
    Clinical Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 200
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2009

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