Irving B. Weiner, Ph.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the University of South Florida and former Director of Psychological Services at the University of South Florida Psychiatry Center in Tampa, Florida. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and of the Association for Psychological Science, a Diplomat of the American Board of Professional Psychology in both Clinical and Forensic Psychology, and a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Florida. He is currently President of APA Division 5 (Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics) and Past President of APA Division 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology), formerly president of the Society for Personality Assessment and of the International Rorschach Society, and a recipient of the Society for Personality Assessment Distinguished Contribution Award. He has authored or edited over 15 scholarly and professional books including the first edition of the Handbook of Psychology and, with W. Edward Craighead, the fourth edition of the Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology.
Key ThemesCriminal CompetenciesCriminal ResponsibilityDeath PenaltyEducation and Professional DevelopmentForensic Assessment in Civil and Criminal CasesJuvenile OffendersMental Health LawPolice and Investigative PsychologyPsychological and Forensic Assessment InstrumentsPsychology of Criminal BehaviorSentencing and IncarcerationSymptoms and Disorders Relevant to Forensic AssessmentTrial ProcessesViolence Risk Assessment
The Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law allows individual students, scientists, and practitioners to keep abreast of the growing knowledge base outside their individual areas of expertise, making it a must-have resource for any academic library.
Ethics in Forensic Psychology Practice is a comprehensive and authoritative resource that addresses major concerns of professionals who conduct evaluations, provide treatment, carry out research, as well as a guide for those who teach and train in diverse legal contexts. Including on the American Psychological Association's current Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychology, the standard measure for ethical and legal conduct, this important volume is organized around substantive practice issues that cut across various functions and roles. The authors include a range of topics such as training, business practices, roles, privacy, confidentiality, report writing, testifying, and more.
--Igor Grant, MD,
Executive Vice Chair, UCSD Department of Psychiatry
This book serves as an updated authoritative contemporary reference work intended for use by forensic neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, pediatricians, attorneys, judges, law students, police officers, special educators, and clinical and school psychologists, among other professionals.
This book discusses the foundations of forensic neuropsychology, ethical/legal issues, practice issues and special areas and populations. Key topics discussed include the principles of brain structure and function, history of clinical neuropsychology, neuropsychology of intelligence, normative and scaling issues, and symptom validity testing and neuroimaging.
Special areas and populations will include disability and fitness for duty evaluations, aging and dementia, children and adolescents, autism spectrum disorders, substance abuse, and Neurotoxicology. A concluding section focuses on the future of forensic neuropsychology.
Personality assessments guide recommendations in a broad range of clinical, health care, forensic, educational, and organizational settings. This book delves deeply into the nature and appropriate use of the major assessment instruments, with authoritative insight and practical guidance.Review the latest concepts, research, and practices Administer, score, and interpret the most widely-used instruments Understand the psychometric foundations of personality assessment Access downloadable sample reports that illustrate software interpretation
An individual's nature and disposition can be assessed in several ways. This book focuses on standardized psychological tests that assess personality characteristics and indicate how a person is likely to think, feel, and act. The results can only be as accurate as the process, from assessment selection and administration, to scoring, interpretation, and beyond. The Handbook of Personality Assessment is an invaluable resource for every stage of the process, with a practical focus and advice from two leading experts.