Watch The PCL-R Checklist: A measure of evil.
Discuss the characteristics and traits of a psychopath and how the
PCL-R Checklist can be used to diagnose psychopathy. Using the textbook,
video, and other outside scholarly sources, discuss the validity of the
PCL-R Checklist, the ethical considerations of diagnosing a psychopath,
and the legal implications of such diagnoses. Do you believe that such
assessments as the PCL-R Checklist can provide accurate predictions of
an individual’s behavior? Based on the video and your readings, what do
you think the prospects are of successfully rehabilitating a psychopath?
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your
claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other
scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.