CLINICAL AND FORENSIC EVALUATIONS

A forensic mental health professional must learn to distinguish between forensic psychological evaluations and traditional clinical psychological evaluations although there are some similarities between the two.

 

NEED ASAP! MUST BE NEW AND ORIGINAL WORK NOT GIVEN TO OTHER STUDENTS. Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in the accurate representation and attribution of sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Include citations in the text and references at the end of the document in APA format.

 

Tasks:

In a minimum of 300 words, identify at least one difference between the two types of evaluations (forensic psychological and traditional clinical psychological) in each of the following areas:

  • Interviewing
  • Discussion of informed consent
  • Testing and assessment
  • Writing reports
  • Addressing the referral question
  • Providing opinions and recommendations