Table of Contents

 
Chapter 1: Competency to Stand Trial, Criminal Responsibility, Mental Retardation, Extreme Emotional Disturbance, Guilty but Mentally Ill, Ethical Considerations When Representing Mentally Ill Clients
- Leo Smith
 
Chapter 2: Mental Health Problems: Competency to Stand Trial; Criminal Responsibility; Mental Retardation; EED; GBMI
- Roger Gibbs
 
Chapter 3: Mental Health Issues in Criminal Cases The Elements of a Competent and Reliable Mental Health Examination -John H. Blume  
Chapter 4: Principles of Developing and Presenting Mental Health Evidence in Criminal Cases
-John H. Blume and Pamela Blume Leonard
Chapter 5: Avoiding or Challenging a Diagnosis of Antisocial Personality Disorder
-John H. Blume and david P. Voisin
Chapter 6: The Use of "Generators" in Brainstorming: An Interactive-Environmental Approach to Case Conceptualization
© Eric Drogin, Ph.D.
 
Chapter 7: Decision Rules for Integrating the Expert Into the Case: An 8 Step Process 
- © Jim Clark, Ph.D. & Ed Monahan
 
Chapter 8: The Fiend Unmasked; Developing the mental health dimensions of the defense
- © Jim Clark, Ph.D., Lane Veltkamp, MSW, LCSW & Ed Monahan
 
Chapter 9: Social Histories and Forensic Mental Health Evaluations in Forensic Cases
--© Robert Walker, MSW, LCSW
 
Chapter 10: The Goals of Mitigation Interviews 
- © Lee Norton, Ph.D.
 
Chapter 11: In Search of Psychology: A Jurisprudent Therapy Perspective on Sexual Offender Risk Assessment
©Eric Drogin, Ph.D.
 
Chapter 12: Pre-Trial Evaluation Program (Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center)
- Gregory S. Taylor
 
Chapter 13: Competency to Stand Trial
- Assessment Instrument
- Sample Questions
Chapter 14: Neuropsychological Evidence in Criminal Defense
- Marilyn Wagner, Ph.D.©
Chapter 15: PTSD in the Forensic Setting 
- Douglas Ruth, M.D.
Chapter 16: Checklist of Client Behavior Evidencing Mental Impairments  
Chapter 17: Learning to Observe Signs of Mental Impairment 
- Deana Dorman Logan
 
Chapter 18: Top Ten Tips for Interviewing Emotionally Disturbed Persons
- Lynn Geurin, MSW, CSW
 
Chapter 19: Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry VI 
- Book Review by Douglas Ruth, M.D.
 
Chapter 20: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, DSM-IV
- Book Review by William Weitzel, M.D.
 
Chapter 21: DSM-IV Classification Summary
- Lynn Geurin, MSW, CSW
 
Chapter 22: Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) Scale
- Lynn Geurin, MSW, CSW
 
Chapter 23: "But Doctor, Isn't That Just Your Opinion?" Contributing to the Decision-Making Process of the Forensic Psychologist as Expert Witness
- © Eric Drogin, Ph.D. & Curtis Barrett, Ph.D.
 
Chapter 24: Cross-Examining the Prosecution's Mental Health Expert
- Kelly Gleason & Robert Harp
 
Chapter 25: Some of the Nitty Gritty: Examples of Changes in the DSM-IV
- Kathleen Wayland
 
Chapter 26: Working Effectively with Capital Defendants: Identifying and Managing Barriers to Communication
Lee Norton, Ph.D. 
 
Chapter 27: Understanding Severe Traumatization
Lizabeth Roemer and Leslie Lebowitz, Ph.D.
 
Chapter 28: Breaking Through: Communicating And Collaborating with the Mentally Ill Defendant
©Eric Drogin, Ph.D.
 
Chapter 29: Sample Testimony of Forensic Social Worker  
Chapter 30: Social History Timeline  
Chapter 31: Sample Testimony of Psychologist & Psychiatrist  
Chapter 32: Pathfinder
Will Hilyerd and Sara King
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