This book-based CE program is based on this book from the Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment Series, published by Oxford. If you do not have access to a copy of this book, please click here to purchase.
The introductory book to the Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment series published by Oxford University Press, Foundations of Forensic Mental Health Assessment provides an evidence-based best practices approach to forensic mental health assessment. Heilbrun, Grisso, and Goldstein, leading scholars in the field of forensic assessment, distil the relevant empirical research, scholarly debate, legal commentary, and ethical and professional standards in making recommendations for best practices in this area. The nature and evolution of forensic mental health assessment is described, relevant sources of authority for developing best-practice standards are delineated, principles of forensic mental health assessment are explored, and recommendations for moving towards best practices provided. 2009.
Book: 180 pages Exam: 29 items
Upon completion of this program, you should be able to:
– Describe the various ways of defining forensic mental health assessment;
– Describe the history of forensic mental health assessment;
– List the relevant sources of authority for developing best practice standards;
– Describe the principles of forensic mental health assessment; and
– List the limits of best practice standards.
Continuing Education Credit
This Distance Learning Recorded Webinar is an online Training Program. To earn CE’s, you will have to complete the webinar quiz and evaluation for this Distance Learning Recorded Webinar. No partial credit is available. For this webinar, you will need to pass the webinar quiz with 70% correct and complete a webinar evaluation form to earn the certificate. You can take the test as many times as necessary to pass. Participants will earn 5 CE hours for completion once they have completed these requirements. Each participant will be able to print their CE certificate immediately after completing and passing the post-test and evaluation.
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