Fundamentals of Forensic Practice: Mental Health and Criminal Law

This course will soon be terminated. It expires in 23 days.

To complete this course for credit, your exam must be successfully completed by Mar 30, 2019.

About the Course:

This book/course “is designed to address the critical issues that are faced by mental health experts in their role of conducting assessments, presenting findings, and preparing for the challenges to admissibility and credibility [in court]”. From the book back cover.

Publication Date:

2005 Edition

Author

Richard Rogers and Daniel W. Shuman

About the Author:

Richard Rogers is a Professor of Psychology at the University of North Texas, Denton TX. Daniel W. Shuman is a Professor of Law at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX. Each author “received the American Psychiatric Association’s prestigious Guttmacher Award for their outstanding contributions to forensic psychiatry.” from the book back cover

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for psychologists who seek knowledge about forensic practice issues. It is appropriate for an intermediate to advanced level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate basic understanding of the history of forensic psychology and its relationship to the legal system.

  2. Acknowledge issues related to the assessment of malingering.

  3. Acknowledge issues related to providing expert testimony.

  4. Demonstrate knowledge related to diversion, bail, Miranda, competency to stand trial, insanity, sentencing and capital punishment.

  5. Demonstrate understanding of issues related to sexual predators and associated evaluations.

  6. Summarize findings and themes associated with clinical forensic practice.

Exam Questions

All exam questions for the course are visible on this page for members of CE-credit.com.

Membership is free, and you can sign up today! You'll only pay when you're ready to purchase a course, or if you take advantage of the Unlimited Package.

If you're already a member, please login to see the exam questions for this and all other courses.

Exam-related Actions

Accepted By:

Login to automatically show approvals relevant to your state and discipline!
Use our CE Approvals tool to look up your state requirements and how CE-credit.com can help you meet them.

Course Number: 101583
Credit Hours: 13cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 13cr
Exam Fee: $90.61
No Exam Fee with a Plus or Unlimited membership package! » More Info
Format: Book
Rating: 
4.50 out of 5
Popularity: 52 members have taken this course

Your Future Courses