Violence Risk Assessment Essay

PSY 623 Offender Rehabilitation and Reintegration

Week 2 Assignment

Violence Risk Assessment Essay

In 750-1,000 words, consider the case of Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California to answer the following:

Discuss why the case is important to mental health clinicians.

Describe the violence risk assessment instruments a clinician might use to meet the requirements provided for in Tarasoff.

Discuss if a clinician should be held civilly liable for violent behavior of an inmate the clinician assessed.

Provide three to five peer reviewed resources to support your explanations.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.