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Inside forensic psychology

Author: Tiffany R Masson
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The rich case material in this unique book provides readers with an in-depth understanding of a wide variety of forensic psychology topics through the perspective of the psychologist working with these individuals. Includes detailed case material that brings to life core concepts in forensic psychology and documents the clinical thinking and mindset of a psychologist as they meet with the patient, work in the court
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tiffany R Masson
ISBN: 9781440803031 144080303X 1440803048 9781440803048
OCLC Number: 927103994
Description: viii, 434 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. Cases, approaches, and practices --
Ethical considerations in cross-cultural assessment / Rebecca Weiss and Amanda Rosinski --
Competency to stand trial / Michelle Hoy-Watkins and Megan E. Shaal --
Conducting criminal responsibility evaluations / Allison M. Schenk, Emily D. Gottfried, and Michael J. Vitacco --
Capital case sentencing evaluations / Samuel Witta Dworkin and Steve K.D. Eichel --
Conducting mental health diversion evaluations / Virginia Barber-Rioja, Merrill Rotter, and Faith Schombs --
Sex offender risk assessment / Angel Daniels, Georgia M. Winters, and Elizabeth L. Jeglic --
Civil commitment: examining mental illness, differential diagnosis, attributes of risk, and application to case law / Casey Sharpe and Anna Florek --
The psychological assessment of personal injury claims / Eric G. Mart --
Part II. Cases, approaches, and practices with specialized populations --
Psychological evaluations to determine competency to parent / Anthony J. Urquiza, Anna M.L. Westin, and Dawn M. Blacker --
Termination of parental rights / Dawn M. Blacker, Anthony J. Urquiza, Lisa Kalich, and Blake D. Carmichael --
Child custody and parenting plan evaluations / Robert L. Kaufman and Daniel B. Pickar --
Overview of the juvenile justice system and best practices / Jeannie S. Brooks and Kendell L. Coker --
Sentencing evaluations in juvenile court / Michael P. Brown --
Juvenile competence to stand trial / Nancy Ryba Panza --
Juvenile Miranda waiver: a naïve teenager, neurodevelopmental disorder, and the "interested adult" / Joseph J. Begany --
Transfer evaluations in juvenile justice / Alison R. Flaum and Antoinette Kavanaugh --
Introduction to school-based risk assessments / Jeff D. Stein and Jill G. Durand.
Responsibility: Tiffany R. Masson, PsyD, editor.

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"This volume will serve as both a myth basher and career preparation for those interested in pursuing a career in this dynamic and exciting subfield of psychology. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Read more...

 
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