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- DMH’s Forensic Services. MGL Chapter 123, section 15 (b) Evaluation and Sample Reports. Department of Mental Health, June 5, 2010, p1-44 and Appendix p1-13.
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Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Neal, T. M. S., & Brodsky, S. L. (2016). Forensic psychologists’ perceptions of bias and potential correction strategies in forensic mental health evaluations. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 22(1), 58–76.
Pirelli, G., Formon, D. L., & Maloney, K. (2020). Preventing vicarious trauma (VT), compassion fatigue (CF), and burnout (BO) in forensic mental health: Forensic psychology as exemplar. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. Advance online publication.
Zapf, P. A., Kukucka, J., Kassin, S. M., & Dror, I. E. (2018). Cognitive bias in forensic mental health assessment: Evaluator beliefs about its nature and scope. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 24(1), 1–10
Forensic evaluations are ordered by the court for what purposes? Record the letter of the correct answer the