Writing Forensic Reports

Writing Forensic Reports

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Despite the extensive technical literature on forensic mental health, there is a lack of practical guidebooks dedicated to generating clear and persuasive forensic mental health reports. Greenfield and Gottschalk present this practical handbook to address this critical need. This comprehensive guide outlines the proper format for forensic reports, contains multiple examples of full and partial reports, and is organized in a user-friendly, qhow-toq style to accomplish its goal. The case overviews of full criminal reports, full civil reports, and civil summaries cover important topics such as domestic violence, malpractice, personal injury, malingering, and more. Key features: Full-length report samples with step-by-step guidelines explaining how each section of the report is done Designed to assist the novice, trainee, and seasoned forensic mental health practitioner Extensive commentaries and discussions following each case overview to convey how the report served to help resolve its case Extensive reference lists and appendices containing key terms, additional journals and periodicals, Internet resources, and assessment toolsFollowing his leaving high school at age 16, Mr. Hard held a succession of jobs of a manual nature, including working as ... concluding at about age 22 without passing his GED, explaining (to me, during my interview/examination of him) that a€œIanbsp;...

Title:Writing Forensic Reports
Author:Daniel P. Greenfield, Jack A. Gottschalk
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2008-12-02


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