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PSYC 4110 Forensic Interviewing and Evaluation: Welcome & Course Readings

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PSYC 4110 Course Readings

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Bull, R. (2010). Investigative interviewing of children and other vulnerable witnesses: Psychological research and working/professional practice. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 15(1), 5–23.

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.

Fisher, R. P. (2010). Interviewing cooperative witnesses. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 15(1), 25–38.

Fontes, L. A., & Plummer, C. (2010). Cultural issues in disclosures of child sexual abuse. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 19(5), 491–518.

Geiselman, R. E., Fisher, R. P., MacKinnon, D. P., & Holland, H. L. (1985). Eyewitness memory enhancement in the policy interview: Cognitive retrieval mnemonics versus hypnosis. Journal of Applied Psychology, 70(2), 401–412.

Goodman, G.S., Jones, O. & McLeod, C. (2017). Is there consensus about children’s memory and suggestibility? Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 32(6), 926-939.

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

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, 19–30.

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

Larsson, A. S., & Lamb, M. E. (2009). Making the most of information-gathering interviews with children. Infant and Child Development, 18, 1–16.

LeBlond, R. F., DeGowin, R. L., & Brown, D. D. (2009). The diagnostic examination - the mental status, psychiatric, and social evaluations. In DeGowin's diagnostic examination (pp. 766–786). New York, NY: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Nicholson, R. A., & Norwood, S. (2000). The quality of forensic psychological assessments, reports, and testimony: Acknowledging the gap between promise and practice. Law and Human Behavior, 24(1), 9–44.

Polanski, P. J., & Hinkle, J. S. (2000). The mental status examination: Its use by professional counselors. Journal of Counseling & Development, 78(3), 357–364

Wagstaff, G. F. (2008). Hypnosis and the law: Examining the stereotypes. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 35(10), 1277–1294

Whitehouse, W. G., Orne, E. C., Dinges, D. F., Bates, B. L., Nadon, R., & Orne, M. T. (2005). The cognitive interview: Does it successfully avoid the dangers of forensic hypnosis? The American journal of psychology, 213-234

Other Readings

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