Evaluation for Workplace Discrimination and Harassment

Paperback | December 27, 2010

EditorWilliam FootebyJane Goodman-Delahunty

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Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) has grown into a specialization informed by research and professional guidelines. This series presents up-to-date information on the most important and frequently conducted forms of FMHA. The 19 topical volumes address best approaches to practice forparticular types of evaluation in the criminal, civil, and juvenile/family areas. Each volume contains a thorough discussion of the relevant legal and psychological concepts, followed by a step-by-step description of the assessment process from preparing for the evaluation to writing the report andtestifying in court.Volumes include the following helpful features:* Boxes that zero in on important information for use in evaluations* Tips for best practice and cautions against common pitfalls* Highlighting of relevant case law and statutes* Separate list of assessment tools for easy reference* Helpful glossary of key terms for the particular topicIn making recommendations for best practice, authors consider empirical support, legal relevance, and consistency with ethical and professional standards. These volumes offer invaluable guidance for anyone involved in conducting or using forensic evaluations.This book addresses the evaluation of damage for discrimination or harassment claims. Specific ethical issues that may arise when conducting these assessments are discussed, along with suggestions to address and resolve them. A helpful review of empirical research related to the frequency and typesof workplace discrimination and its potential effects on employees is also included.

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Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) has grown into a specialization informed by research and professional guidelines. This series presents up-to-date information on the most important and frequently conducted forms of FMHA. The 19 topical volumes address best approaches to practice forparticular types of evaluation in the criminal...

William Foote is Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Jane Goodman-Delahunty is Associate Professor at the School of Psychology at the University of New South Wales.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:December 27, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195371011

ISBN - 13:9780195371017

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Table of Contents

Foundation1. The Legal Context2. Forensic Mental Health Concepts3. Empirical Foundations and LimitsApplication4. Preparation for the Evaluation5. Data Collection6. Interpretation7. Report Writing and TestimonyReferencesTests and Specialized ToolsCases and StatutesKey Termsx: IndexAbout the Authors