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Author Koocher, Gerald P
Title Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2006
©2006
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Contributors -- Introduction to Forensic Assessment of Children -- Part I: Forensic Assessment Issues: Ethics, Lawyers, Courts, Cultural Considerations, and Professional Liability -- 1. The Legal Contexts of Forensic Assessment of Children and Families -- 2. Integrating Assessment, Treatment, and Justice: Pipe Dream or Possibility? -- 3. Ethical Issues in Forensic Assessment of Children and Adolescents -- 4. Ten Rules: How to Get Along Better With Lawyers and the Legal System -- 5. Avoiding Malpractice in Child Forensic Assessment -- 6. Working With Courts, Judges, and Lawyers: What Forensic Mental Health Professionals Should Know About Being Expert Witnesses -- 7. Interpreting Forensic Interview and Test Data of Latino Children: Recommendations for Culturally Competent Evaluations -- Part II: Forensic Mental Health Applications -- 8. Forensic Interviewing of Children and Adolescents -- 9. Assessing Child Sexual Abuse Allegations in a Legal Context -- 10. Evaluating the Effects of Domestic Violence on Children -- 11. Child Physical Abuse and Neglect: Medical and Other Considerations in Forensic Psychological Assessment -- 12. Assessing Risk for Violence Among Juvenile Offenders -- 13. Psychological Evaluation for Child Custody -- 14. Assessing Eligibility for and Appropriateness of Special Education Services -- 15. Examining Children in Personal Injury Claims -- 16. Neuropsychological Considerations in Forensic Child Assessment -- 17. A Pediatric Lead Litigation Primer: Foundations for Mental Health Assessment -- 18. Bullying and Stalking in Children and Adolescents: Assessing Obsessional Harassment -- 19. Forensic Assessment of Amenability to Rehabilitation in Juvenile Delinquency -- 20. Forensic Assessment of Parenting in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases -- 21. Forensic Evaluation of Juvenile Sexual Offenders
22. Assessing Childhood Trauma and Developmental Factors as Mitigation in Capital Cases -- 23. Assessing Firesetting Behavior in Children and Adolescents -- Part III: Selected Measurement Issues -- 24. The MMPI-A in Forensic Assessment -- 25. Measures for Evaluating Child Sexual Abuse -- 26. Measuring Adolescent Personality and Psychopathology With the Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory (MACI) -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
This volume provides essential knowledge and practical suggestions for conducting forensic mental health evaluations of children and adolescents. A wide range of assessment problems are described, along with discussions about measurement techniques and forensic issues related to minors
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Koocher, Gerald P. Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2006 9780195145847
Subject Behavioral assessment of children.;Behavioral assessment of teenagers.;Forensic psychology.;Mental illness -- Diagnosis
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Alt Author Sparta, Steven N
Sparta, Steven N
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