Major developments in the field since the publication of Learning Forensic Assessment are integrated in this
revised edition, including revised editions of the DSM-5, HCR-20 scale, and child custody guidelines.
This textbook is designed for graduate students learning forensic assessment and psychologists coming
to forensic practice later in their careers. It is organized around five broad areas: Professional and
Practice Issues, Adult Forensic Assessment, Juvenile Forensic Assessment, Civil Forensic Assessment, and
Communicating Your Findings.
Each chapter begins with a strong teaching and learning foundation. The latter part of each chapter is
assessment specific, covering available assessment measures and approaches to assessment. The authors
go well beyond simple descriptions of assessment measures and provide a conceptual discussion of
the evaluation process that helps the reader understand how assessment measures fit into the overall
evaluation process. The evaluation component is geared toward assessing the important aspects of the
construct as laid out in the early part of each chapter. Each chapter then concludes with a case example to
illustrate the measures and techniques described.
|Size: ||2.5 MB|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781317681236 (PDF)|