Essentials of Forensic Psychological Assessment
- Ackerman, Marc
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Published USA, 2011 (2nd edition)
Mental health professionals are frequently called on to perform forensic assessments for a wide variety of court cases. The second edition of this book offers updated research and theory in the field, including the most recent codes and standards published by the American Psychological Association. In addition, the book offers updated coverage of the most frequently used instruments in forensic psychological assessments, including the MMPI-2 and MMPI-2-RF, PAI, Rorschach, ASPECT and various neuropsychological instruments. There is in-depth coverage of maltreatment and domestic violence as well as the assessment of recidivism, fitness to stand trial, substance abuse assessment, custody evaluations, personal injury assessments and many other aspects of forensic mental health practice.
Paperback. 334 pages