Clinical and Forensic Evaluations

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A forensic mental health professional must learn to distinguish between forensic psychological evaluations and traditional clinical psychological evaluations although there are some similarities between the two.

Tasks:

In a minimum of 300 words, identify at least one difference between the two types of evaluations (forensic psychological and traditional clinical psychological) in each of the following areas:

  • Interviewing
  • Discussion of informed consent
  • Testing and assessment
  • Writing reports
  • Addressing the referral question
  • Providing opinions and recommendations

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agneta
School: UCLA

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Clinical and Forensic Evaluations
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CLINICAL AND FORENSIC EVALUATIONS
Clinical and Forensic evaluations are both used by specialized psychologists to assess
human behavior, however; the two are conducted in different settings. These two types of
evaluations have major differences in how they assess the clients.
The clinical evaluation when interviewing a patient, the psychologist asks the questions
so as to understand their conditions so that accurate diagnosis can be given to facilitate their
treatment. On the other hand, the forensic evaluation when interviewing an individual, they aim
at providing informatio...

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