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Competence to Stand Trial Evaluations: Just the Basics

Date Posted: April 07, 2014
Competence to Stand Trial
Taken in Rome, Italy by Thomas Grisso

Competency to stand trial evaluations are among the most common forensic evaluation referrals in criminal and juvenile courts nationwide. This title provides a review of the most fundamental concepts and methods for performing these evaluations. It includes the essential legal and conceptual background, how to select the right data-collection methods, a step-by-step process for performing competency interviews and data collection, a framework for interpreting them, and how to write the report.

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