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Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services

1st Edition

Edited by Ronald Roesch, Alana N. Cook


608 pages

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Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services focuses on assessment, treatment, and policy issues regarding juveniles and adults in the criminal and civil systems. Uniquely, this volume is designed for professionals who deliver mental health services, rather than researchers. Just like its parent series, its goal revolves around improving the quality of mental health care services in forensic settings. It achieves this by integrating the findings related to clinical practice, administration, and policy from trends and best practice internationally that mental health professionals can implement.

Table of Contents

Preface I: Introduction 1. Forensic Mental Health Internationally Anne G. Crocker, James D. Livingston, and Marichelle C. Leclair II: Forensic Mental Health Assessment 2. Criminal Forensic Assessment Amanda L. Reed and Patricia A. Zapf 3. Civil Forensic Assessment Laura S. Guy and Amanda D. Zelechoski 4. Violence Risk Assessment Across Nations and Across Cultures: Legal, Clinical, and Scientific Considerations Appendix Alana N. Cook and Stephen D. Hart 5. Formulation for Forensic Practitioners Caroline Logan 6. The Role of Protective Factors in Forensic Risk Assessments Simone Viljoen, Jodi Viljoen, Tonia L. Nicholls, and Michiel de Vries Robbé 7. Forensic Report Writing: Principles and Challenges Richart L. DeMier and Randy K. Otto III: Forensic Mental Health Interventions 8. Models of Change and the Use of Prevention and Early Interventions Lucy Guarnera and N. Dickon Reppucci 9. Change to The Fullest Potential: Doing What Works in the Forensic Context Heather M. Moulden and Casey Myers 10. Treatment of Personality Disorders In Forensic/Correctional Settings Michelle Guyton and Allison Foerschner 11. Treatment of Sexual Offenders Rebecca Jackson 12. Intellectual Disability Among Offenders in Correctional and Forensic Setting Kaitlyn McLachlan 13. Female offenders Vivienne DeVogel and Marijke Louppen 14. Juvenile Offender Treatment Keith Cruise, Evan Holloway, and Emilie Picar IV: Forensic Mental Health Systems 15. Implementation of Evidence-based Practices in Forensic Mental Health Services Rüdiger Müller-Isberner, Petra Born, Sabine Eucker, and Beate Eusterschulte 16. Forensic Mental Health in Corrections Robert D. Morgan, Angelea Bolanos, and Karen Grabowski 17. Guidelines for Forensic Mental Health in Inpatient Psychiatric Settings Tonia L. Nicholls and Ilvy Goossens 18. Diversion and the Sequential Intercept Model: Implications For Emerging Forensic Service Areas Kirk Heilbrun, Patricia A. Griffin, Edward Mulvey, David DeMatteo, Carol Schubert, Katy Winckworth Prejsnar, Sarah Phillips, and Sarah Filone 19. Mental Health Courts: Where Might We Go From Here? Richard D. Schneider

About the Editor

Ronald Roesch, PhD, is a professor of psychology and director of the Mental Health, Law, and Policy Institute at Simon Fraser University. He has served as president of the American Psychology-Law Society and the International Association of Forensic Mental Health.

Alana N. Cook, PhD, is a registered psychologist working in a private practice in British Columbia, Canada, with academic appointments at Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia. Her work focuses on psychology and law. She received the Christopher Webster Young Scholar Award from IAFMHS.

About the Series

International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health

A Routledge Book Series

The goal of this series is to improve the quality of health care services in forensic settings by providing a forum for discussing issues related to policy, administration, clinical practice, and research.

The series will cover topics such as mental health law; the organization and administration of forensic services for people with mental disorder; the development, implementation and evaluation of treatment programs for mental disorder in civil and criminal justice settings; the assessment and management of violence risk, including risk of sexual violence and family violence; and staff selection, training, and development in forensic systems.

The book series will consider proposals for both monographs and edited works on these and similar topics, with special consideration given to proposals that promote best practice and are relevant to international audiences.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Forensic Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health