Assignment 1: Clinical and Forensic Evaluations
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.
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:
Discussion of informed consent
Testing and assessment
Addressing the referral question
Providing opinions and recommendations
Support your responses by citing reputable source material used for this discussion in APA format.