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1st Edition

Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services

ISBN 9781138645950
Published May 24, 2017 by Routledge
628 Pages

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Book Description

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

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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.