"Forensic Psychology: Emerging Topics and Expanding Roles" is
designed to present the current state of the field, in terms of
law, ethics, research and practice. Reflecting the efforts of
almost 50 expert contributors, this comprehensive reference
provides a basis for conducting forensic mental health assessments
consistent with the state of the field as it currently exists and
the standard of care that is emerging.
This must-have resource contains coverage of: Mainstream topics
such as civil commitment, termination of parental rights, and
federal sentencing evaluations Psycho-legal topics such as clergy
and teacher sexual abuse, elder abuse, and end of life issues The
appropriate application of instruments frequently used in clinical
psychology to address psycho-legal issues
Ideal for forensic mental health professionals, civil and
criminal attorneys, and advanced students, "Forensic Psychology:
Emerging Topics and Expanding Roles" is the definitive
comprehensive reference in the field.
"Alan Goldstein has his finger on the pulse of forensic
psychology. He and his A-list contributors showcase a striking
array of classic conundrums and budding courtroom controversies.
Remarkably, their analysis is as deep as their coverage is broad.
There are two or three works that simply have to be on the shelf of
every forensic psychologist. This book is one of them."
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