Forensic Psych

Category: Items about Victims

Ethical Implications of Ultimate Opinions in TPR Evaluations

Abstract The focus of termination of parental rights (TPR) evaluations is the best interest of the child (Barone, Weitz, & Witt, 2005). However, this automatically limits the evaluator’s ability to be impartial and fair. An evaluator must follow ethical guidelines that declare that he or she must practice impartiality and be fair and accurate according…

Traumatic Brain Injuries: A Brief Examination of the Injury-Violence Correlation

Abstract While boxing has been around for many years, there are many inherent dangers within the sport. Boxing is uniquely one of the only sports where injuries are intentionally caused to its participants (Bledsoe, Li, & Levy, 2005). One of the injuries in which boxers are most at risk is head trauma, more specifically, brain…