You have been requested by the court to conduct an evaluation of a person charged with assault. Specifically, the judge wants to know if this individual is intellectually, cognitively, and psychologically competent to stand trial.
Discuss the issues regarding the limits of confidentiality you would discuss with an individual accused in such a case.
Discuss how the article you read for this assignment might pertain to this scenario.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:10 am ad1c9bdddf
Psychological Assessment for forensic setting- sexual assault
1. Intelligent tests - long and short such as WAIS IV, Wisconsin card sort
both of these tests are used to assess cognitive ability and intellectual ability. Wisconsin card sort is useful to assess for psychological competence such as schizophrenia, scatter thoughts, confusion, etc.
2. Personality tests - long and short such as MMPI-2, MCMI-III, drawings (draw person, a house etc), Sentence Completion tests
these tests can assess emotional disturbances, and psychopathology, they are all ...
how to do psychological assessments in a forensic setting
Forensic Psychology Specialty Guidelines
Consider APA ethics codes and the AP-LS specialty guidelines for forensic psychologists'.
Discuss how various legal guidelines, ethics codes, and specialty guidelines influence diagnosis and assessment in general. Reference at least one potential conflict between laws the state of FL , ethical guidelines, or specialty guidelines and explain how you might address the conflict