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FPSY 4112 Forensic Assessment: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

FPSY 4112 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Boccaccini, M. T., Brodsky, S. L. (1999). Diagnostic test usage by forensic psychologists in emotional injury cases. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 30(3), 253–259.

Calley, N. G. (2007). The use of an integrated array of assessment instruments in the treatment of the juvenile male sex offender. Journal for Juvenile Justice Services, 21(1/2), 31–42.

 

Cicchetti, D. V. (1994). Guidelines, criteria, and rules of thumb for evaluating normed and standardized assessment instruments in psychology. Psychological Assessment, 6(4), 284–290.

 

Faller, K. C. (2005). Anatomical dolls: Their use in assessment of children who may have been sexually abused. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse: Research, Treatment, and Program Innovations for Victims, Survivors, and Offenders, 14(3), 1–21.

 

Goldstein, N. E. S., Condie, L. O., Kalbeitzer, R. (2005). Instruments for assessing understanding and appreciation of Miranda Rights. In T. Grisso, G. Vincent, and D. Seagrave, Mental health screening and assessment in juvenile justice (pp. 357–369). New York, NY: Guilford Press. Scroll down and click on CHAPTER 22 in the Table of Contents.

 

Greenberg, S. A., Shuman, D. W. (1997). Irreconcilable conflict between therapeutic and forensic roles. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 28(1), 50–57.

 

Greene, E., Goodman-Delahunty, J. (1995). Diagnosis of psychological impairment in employment discrimination claims. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 13(4), 459–476.

 

Grisso , T. (2005). Evaluating the properties of instruments for screening and assessment. In T. Grisso, G. Vincent, D. Seagrave, Mental health screening and assessment in juvenile justice. (71–93). New York, NY: Guilford Press. Click on CHAPTER 4 in the Table of Contents.

 

Grisso, T.,Vincent, G. (2005). The context for mental health screening and assessment. In Grisso T., Vincent, G., Seagrave, D., Mental health screening and assessment in juvenile justice. (44–70). New York, NY: Guilford Press. Click on CHAPTER 3 in the Table of Contents.

 

Grove, W. M., Zald, D. H., Lebow, B. S., Snitz, B. E., Nelson, C. (2000). Clinical versus mechanical prediction: A meta-analysis. Psychological Assessment, 12(1), 19–30.

 

Hanson, R. K., (2005). Twenty years of progress in violence risk assessment. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 20(2), 212–217.

 

Heilbrun, K. (1992). The role of psychological testing in forensic assessment, Law and Human Behavior, 16(3), 257–272.

 

Heilbrun, K. (1997). Prediction versus management models relevant to risk assessment: The importance of legal decision-making context. Law and Human Behavior, 21(4), 347–359.

 

Loving, J. L., Patapis, N. S. (2007). Evaluating juvenile amenability to treatment: Integrating statutes and case law into clinical practice. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 7(1), 67–78.

 

Otto, R. K., Edens, J. F., Barcus, E. H. (2000). The use of psychological testing in child custody evaluation. Family Court Review, 38(3), 312–340.

 

Other Readings

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