Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents free pdf Most professional forensic literature addresses the assessment of adults yet neglects the necessary differences that arise when working with minors. Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents presents the reader with essential knowledge and practical suggestions regarding the forensic assessment of minors involved in a variety of legal applications. Methods of evaluation are described by leading experts regarding topics frequently encountered and of great importance to the courts including: * Physical and sexual abuse * Domestic violence * Child custody in divorce proceedings * Risk assessment for violence * Potential for rehabilitation in juvenile court cases * Special education * Childhood development and trauma as mitigating circumstances in death penalty cases

About Steven N. Sparta

Dr. Steven N. Sparta is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (Voluntary), University of California at San Diego School of Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Law, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and Adjunct Professor of Psychology, San Diego State University. He was Chair of the Ethics Committee of the American Psychological Association- former President and Fellow of the San Diego Psychological Association- and previously served as Chief Psychologist, Children's Hospital San Diego. Dr. Sparta is Boarded in Clinical and Forensic Psychology (ABPP) and maintains an independent practice. Dr. Gerald P. Koocher is Associate Provost and Professor of Psychology at Simmons College and a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Medical School. Having served as the President of the American Psychological Association (APA) and as the Chief Psychologist at Children's Hospital Boston, he has authored more than 200 articles and book chapters and authored or edited 15 books.

Details Book

Author : Steven N. Sparta
Publisher : Oxford University Press Inc
Data Published : 16 March 2006
ISBN : 0195145844
EAN : 9780195145847
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 496 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Handbook of Forensic Assessment free pdfHandbook of Forensic Assessment

    Forensic mental health experts have gained increasing visibility in the legal arena. particularly in the area of assessment. Handbook of Forensic Assessment addresses this topic from a psychiatric as well as psychological perspective..


  • Foundations of Forensic Mental Health Assessment free pdfFoundations of Forensic Mental Health Assessment

    There appears to be nearly universal acknowledgement of a need to disseminate scientific research in forensic assessments to those 'in the trenches'. The Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment series was developed to directly address this need..


  • Handbook of Forensic Mental Health free pdfHandbook of Forensic Mental Health

    This is a comprehensive reference book on the subject of forensic mental health. looking at what forensic mental health is and its assessment. management and treatment..


  • Forensic Case Formulation free pdfForensic Case Formulation

    Forensic Case Formulation is the first text that describes the principles and application of case formulation specifically to forensic clinical practice. * Addresses risk assessment and its implications for case formulation and treatment * Covers a range of serious forensic problems such as violence..


  • Forensic Case Formulation free pdfForensic Case Formulation

    Forensic Case Formulation is the first text that describes the principles and application of case formulation specifically to forensic clinical practice. * Addresses risk assessment and its implications for case formulation and treatment * Covers a range of serious forensic problems such as violence..


  • Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents free pdfForensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents

    Download Books Online. Most professional forensic literature addresses the assessment of adults yet neglects the necessary differences that arise when working with minors. Forensic Mental Health Asses