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SPECIALTY GUIDELINES FOR FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY Prepared by Committee on the Revision of the Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychology PROPOSED THIRD DRAFT 2/27/08 1. INTRODUCTION 1.01 History of the Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychology 1.02 Definitions and Terminology 1.03 Nature of Forensic Psychology 1.04 Services and Functions 2. NATURE AND SCOPE OF THE GUIDELINES 2.01 Intended Users 2.02 Aspirational Model 2.03 Goals 2.04 Professional Discretion and Judgment 3. RESPONSIBILITIES 3.01 Integrity 3.02 Impartiality and Fairness 3.03 Avoidance of Conflicts of Interest 4. COMPETENCE 4.01 Scope of Competence 4.02 Gaining and Maintaining Competence 4.03 Representation of Competencies 4.04 Knowledge of the Legal System and the Legal Rights of Individuals 4.05 Knowledge of the Scientific Foundation for Testimony and Sworn Statements 4.06 Knowledge of the Scientific Foundation for Teaching and Research 4.07 Considering the Impact of Personal Beliefs and Experience 4.08 Appreciation of Individual Differences 4.09 Appropriate Use of Services and Products 5. DILIGENCE 5.01 Provision of Services 5.02 Responsiveness 5.03 Communication 5.04 Availability 6. RELATIONSHIPS 6.01 Responsibilities to Retaining Parties 6.02 Multiple Relationships 6.02.01 Therapeutic-Forensic Role Conflicts 6.02.02 Expert Testimony by Practitioners Providing Therapeutic Services 6.02.03 Provision of Forensic Therapeutic Services 6.03 Provision of Emergency Mental Health Services 7. FEES 7.01 Determining Fees 7.02 Fee Arrangements 8. NOTIFICATION, ASSENT, CONSENT, AND INFORMED CONSENT 8.01 Timing and Substance 8.02 Communication with Those Seeking to Retain a Forensic Practitioner 8.03 Communication with Forensic Examinees 8.03.01 Persons Not Ordered or Mandated to Undergo Examination 8.03.02 Persons Ordered or Mandated to Undergo Examination 8.03.03 Persons Lacking Capacity to Provide Informed Consent 8.04 Communication with Collateral Sources of Information es 8.05 Communication in Research Contexts 9. CONFLICTS IN PRACTICE 9.01 Conflicts with Legal Authority 9.02 Conflicts with Organizational Demands 9.03 Conflicts with Fellow Professionals 10. PRIVACY, CONFIDENTIALITY, AND PRIVILEGE 10.01 Knowledge of Legal Standards 10.02 Release of Information 10.03 Access to Information 10.04 Acquiring Third Party Information 10.05 Use of Case Materials in Teaching, Continuing Education, and Other Scholarly Activities 11. METHODS AND PROCEDURES 11.01 Use of Appropriate Methods 11.02 Use of Multiple Sources of Information 11.03 Opinions Regarding Persons Not Examined 12. ASSESSMENT 12.01 Focus on Legally Relevant Factors 12.01.01 Assessment of Functional Abilities 12.01.02 Use of Diagnostic Classification Procedures 12.02 Appropriate Use of Assessment Procedures 12.03 Appreciation of Individual Differences 12.04 Providing Assessment Feedback 12.05 Documentation and Compilation of Data Considered 12.06 Provision of Documentation 12.07 Record Keeping 13. PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS
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