Evaluation for Risk of Violence in Juveniles

Evaluation for Risk of Violence in Juveniles

by Robert Hoge
     
 

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

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Overview

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 testing 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. These volumes offer invaluable guidance for anyone involved in conducting or using forensic evaluations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195370416
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/05/2010
Series:
FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Robert D. Hoge is Emeritus Professor of Psychology & Distinguished Research Professor, Carleton University.

Dr. D. A. Andrews is Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Psychology and in the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario.

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