Effectively measuring and communicating the risk of domestic assault recidivism is an essential part of curbing domestic violence. This book for professionals involved in assessing and managing offenders presents a risk assessment system comprised of the Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment and the Domestic Violence Risk Appraisal Guide.
Widely used by practitioners, researchers, and students--and now thoroughly revised with 70% new material--this is the most authoritative, comprehensive book on malingering and other response styles. Leading experts translate state-of-the-art research into clear, usable strategies for detecting intentional distortions in a wide range of ......
David Hewitt is a solicitor and a partner in Weightmans LLP. He was a member of the Mental Health Act Commission for nine years and now holds visiting fellowships at Northumbria University and Lincoln University. He is a President of Mental Health Review Tribunals and sits on the editorial board of The Journal of Mental Health Law. He appeared as ......
Demonstrates how to address practical and ethical challenges when assessing older adults with neurocognitive disorders, like dementia. The contributors are expert clinicians who draw on real life experiences conducting clinical capacity assessments in civil matters, illustrating best practices.
Favored by instructors and students for its real-world focus and engaging style, this authoritative text on the interface of psychology and law has now been revised and expanded. Each chapter provides an overview of case law on an important topic and explores selected cases in depth. Coverage includes psychological and mental health issues in ......
Psychology instructors know that experiential activities help spark student interest and deepen their critical thinking skills and understanding of course content. This exciting compilation offers a wide variety of such activities for courses in psychology and law. With clear, detailed instructions, this book will enliven topics such as jury ......
Provides a brief, inexpensive, and engaging overview of the discipline to help the many students fascinated with this area of psychology get a better sense of the field and make more informed career choices.
A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals and Lawyers
Tens of thousands of readers have relied on this leading text and practitioner reference--now revised and updated--to understand the issues the legal system most commonly asks mental health professionals to address. The volume demystifies the forensic psychological assessment process and provides guidelines for participating effectively and ......
Author: Gary B. Melton; John Petrila; Norman
G. Poythress (Norman G. Poythress, PhD,
▼Department of Mental Health Law & Policy, University of South Florida, Tampa); Christopher Slobogin; Randy K. Otto (Randy K. Otto, PhD, Department of Mental Health Law & Policy, University of South Florida, Tampa); Douglas Mossman (Douglas Mossman, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH); Lois O. Condie
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