Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment: Evaluation of Capacity to Consent to Treatment and Research

Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment: Evaluation of Capacity to Consent to Treatment and Research


Authors: Scott Y. H. Kim
Publisher: Oxford
CE Credits: 5.5 Credits


Program Description

This book-based CE program is based on this book from the Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment Series, published by Oxford. If you do not have access to a copy of this book, please click here to purchase.

One of the books in the Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment series published by Oxford University Press, Evaluation of Capacity to Consent to Treatment and Research provides an evidence-based best practices approach to the assessment of the capacity to consent. Kim, a leading scholar in the field of decision-making capacity, distills the relevant empirical research, scholarly debate, legal commentary, and ethical and professional standards in making recommendations for best practices in this area. Divided into two main sections describing the foundations of capacity to consent as well as the application of those foundations to the evaluation of the capacity to consent to treatment and research, this book provides a step-by-step description of the entire process involved in the evaluation of capacity to consent, from preparing for the evaluation to data collection, to interpretation, to what happens after the assessment. 2010.

Book: 203 pages Exam: 35 items

Upon completion of this program, you should be able to:

– Describe the legal context for capacity to consent to treatment in the United States;
– Explain the functional and contextual nature of capacity to consent evaluations;
– Describe the forensic assessment instruments developed for use in capacity to consent evaluations;
– Explain the steps to take in preparing to conduct a capacity to consent evaluation;
– Describe the various types of data to be collected as part of a capacity to consent evaluation; and
– Describe the types of information that should be evaluated for capacity to consent to research.

Continuing Education Credit

This Distance Learning Recorded Webinar is an online Training Program. To earn CE’s, you will have to complete the webinar quiz and evaluation for this Distance Learning Recorded Webinar. No partial credit is available. For this webinar, you will need to pass the webinar quiz with 70% correct and complete a webinar evaluation form to earn the certificate. You can take the test as many times as necessary to pass. Participants will earn 5.5 CE hours for completion once they have completed these requirements. Each participant will be able to print their CE certificate immediately after completing and passing the post-test and evaluation.

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