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Mental Health Advocacy Clinic Research Guide


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APA handbook of forensic psychology. Vol. 1, Individual and situational influences in criminal and civil contexts Brian L. Cutler and Patricia A. Zapf, editors-in-chief. (2015)



Chapter 1: Foundational Aspects of Forensic Mental Health Assessment / Kirk Heilbrun and Casey D. LaDuke

Chapter 2: Forensic Assessment Instruments / Richard Rogers and Chelsea E. Fiduccia

Chapter 3: Risk Assessment and Communication Laura S. Guy, Kevin S. Douglas, and Stephen D. Hart

Chapter 4: Legal Insanity and Mens Rea DefensesIra K. Packer

Chapter 5: Criminal Competencies Daniel C. Murrie and Heather Zelle

Chapter 6: Mental Health Treatment of Criminal Offenders / Barry Rosenfeld, Jacqueline Howe, Ashley Pierson, and Melodie Foellmi

Chapter 7: Capital Case Considerations David DeMatteo, Michael Keesler, Megan Murphy, and Heidi Strohmaier

Chapter 8: Criminal Behavior Shelley L. Brown, Shannon Gottschall, and Craig Bennell

Ch. 9: Psychopathy Kevin S. Douglas, Natalia L. Nikolova, Shannon E. Kelley, and John F. Edens

Ch.10: Substance Use and Crime David DeMatteo, Sarah Filone, and Jennie Davis

Ch.11: Sexual Offending / Michael C. Seto, Drew A. Kingston, and Skye Stephens

Ch. 12: Intimate Partner Violence Tonia L. Nicholls and John Hamel

Chapter 13: Child Custody and Access Marc J. Ackerman and Jonathan W. Gould

Chapter 14: Personal Injury and Other Tort Matters Eric Y. Drogin, Leigh D. Hagan, Thomas J. Guilmette, and Lisa Drago Piechowski

Chapter 15: Employment DiscriminationMargaret S. Stockdale, Katherine A. Sliter, and Leslie Ashburn-Nardo

Chapter 16: Civil CompetenciesDouglas Mossman and Helen M. Farrell


APA handbook of forensic psychology. Vol. 2, Criminal investigation, adjudication, and sentencing outcomes Brian L. Cutler and Patricia A. Zapf, editors-in-chief. (2015)



Chapter 1: Children as WitnessesDebra Ann Poole, Sonja P. Brubacher, and Jason J. Dickinson

Chapter 2: Juvenile OffendersJennifer L. Woolard, Sarah Vidal, and Erika Fountain

Chapter 3: Elders and the Justice System Eve M. Brank and Lindsey E. Wylie

Chapter 4: Female OffendersTonia L. Nicholls, Keith R. Cruise, Duncan Greig, and Holly Hinz

Chapter 5: Race in the Justice SystemJennifer S. Hunt

Chapter 6: Investigative PsychologyPaul J. Taylor, Brent Snook, Craig Bennell, and Louise Porter

Chapter 7: Eyewitness MemoryNancy K. Steblay

Chapter 8: Deception DetectionAldert Vrij

Chapter 9: ConfessionsSaul M. Kassin, Jennifer T. Perillo, Sara C. Appleby, and Jeff Kukucka

Chapter 10: Jury Decision Making Margaret Bull Kovera and Lora M. Levett

Chapter 11: Media and the Law Jennifer Groscup

Chapter 12: Procedural Justice Diane Sivasubramaniam and Larry Heuer

Chapter 13: Probation and Parole Jill Viglione and Faye S. Taxman

Chapter 14: Sentencing / R. Barry Ruback

Chapter 15: Prison OvercrowdingCraig Haney

Chapter 16: Community CorrectionsErin Crites, Courtney Porter, and Faye S. Taxman

Chapter 17: The Death Penalty Craig Haney, Joanna Weill, and Mona Lynch