Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents (Innbundet)

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2006
Antall sider: 496
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780195145847
Kategori: Helse- og sosialfag , Psykiatri og Psykologi
Omtale: Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents
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

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