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Nov
15

Fairness among clinicians: Presence of bias in forensic evaluations

Additional, preferably early training in recognizing and mitigating potential bias is needed for forensic clinicians. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research into practice. Featured Article | Psychology, Public [...]
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Nov
06

Investigator Knowledge of Witness Interviewing Techniques: Awareness, Use, and Training

Law enforcement interviewers are generally aware of the difference between productive and counterproductive interviewing techniques, but standardization and implementation of these techniques are varied. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Psychology, Public Policy, and Law journal. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation […]

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Feb
13

Rapid Growth of PCL-R Use in U.S. Courts Accounted for by Prosecution of Sexually Violent Predators and Parole Hearings

The rapid growth of the PCL-R in courts is largely accounted for by prosecution cases against sexually violent predators or in parole hearings. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this […]

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