Cary D. Rostow,Robert D. Davis's A Handbook for Psychological Fitness-for-Duty Evaluations in PDF

By Cary D. Rostow,Robert D. Davis

ISBN-10: 0789023962

ISBN-13: 9780789023964

ISBN-10: 0789023970

ISBN-13: 9780789023971

While a few books approximately police psychology include a bankruptcy at the fitness-for-duty query, this can be the 1st complete booklet centred completely on mental fitness-for-duty reviews (FFDEs) for legislations enforcement group of workers. This guide is perfect for pros and for coursework designed to organize members for careers as police or municipal officers, psychologists, scholars, behavioral technology experts, human rights advocates, and lawyers. A priceless word list makes the booklet much more precious for college students and those that wouldn't have wide educational or formal education in psychology or public administration.


A instruction manual for mental Fitness-for-Duty reviews in legislation Enforcement describes intimately the mechanics of constructing a fitness-for-duty method and examines the effectiveness of FFDEs in legislation enforcement. You’ll locate transparent directions for constructing a FFDE process from the legislation enforcement executive’s standpoint (valuable for legal professionals, police psychologists, and civil provider board individuals as well), and an intensive bibliography with specific emphasis on legislation and circumstances that offer assistance to mental and legislations enforcement pros. numerous appendices supply examples of documentation that may be utilized in the review process.


This book brings you trustworthy info on:



  • legal precedents, with a evaluation of criminal instances (in language acceptable for legislation enforcement executives and psychologists)

  • the interplay among police tradition, mental evaluation, and therapy

  • federal legislation that influence FFDEs, together with the HIPAA, the american citizens with Disabilities Act, the relatives clinical go away Act and the reasonable credits Reporting Act

  • case legislation and FFDEs, with emphasis on civil rights legislation, hard work matters, specialist moral dilemmas, and the psychologist as a possible professional witness

  • the right uses—and the misuses—of the FFDE approach

  • police departmental civil legal responsibility and the function that the FFDE performs in addressing felony risks

In addition, this e-book encompasses a succinct evaluate of mental checking out (psychometrics), and the technicalities of utilizing a certified psychologist to figure out the health of commissioned officials. A instruction manual for mental Fitness-for-Duty reviews in legislations Enforcement proposes a version legislations that may be used to enhance the application and effectiveness of FFDEs, and provides a forward-looking dialogue of FFDE concerns which may turn into arguable within the close to future.

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