xxviii, 930 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Law and the mental health professions : an uneasy alliance An overview of the legal system : sources of law, the court system, and the adjudicative process The nature and method of forensic assessment Constitutional, common-law, and ethical contours of the evaluation process : the mental health professional as double agent Managing public and private forensic services Competency to stand trial
Other competencies in the criminal process Mental state at the time of the offense Sentencing Civil commitment Civil competencies Compensating mental injury : workers' compensation and torts Federal antidiscrimination and entitlement laws Juvenile delinquency Child abuse and neglect Child custody in divorce Education and habilitation Consultation, report writing, and expert testimony Sample reports Glossary.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 725-903) and index.
KF8922 .P77 2007
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