FP6010 Module 4 Assignment 2: Individual Research Task 

FP6010 Module 4 Assignment 2: Individual Research Task

FP6010 Module 4 Assignment 2: Individual Research Task

In this module, present your research findings on the landmark cases related to competency to stand trial (CST), criminal responsibility, the right to receive mental health treatment, the right to refuse psychiatric treatment, coercion to mental health treatment, and civil commitment and treatment of sex offenders.


Create a case report for each selected case, including the following headings:

Title and Citation: Provide the title of the case and in which court the case is involved.

Type of Action: Describe the type of the case.
Facts of the Case: Describe the key facts in the case with roles and responsibilities of forensic psychology professionals.
Contentions of the Parties: Explain the relevant points in the contentions of the parties.

Issue: Describe the issue from the viewpoint of the psycholegal question at hand.

Decision: Explain the decision in the case with implications, present and future, for the practice of forensic psychology.
Reasoning: Explain the reasoning provided by the trial judges or justices to arrive at the decision and dissenting opinions, if any.
Rule of Law: Describe the rule of law with regard to the practice of forensic psychology.


FP6010 Module 5 Assignment 2 Assault in the City Treatment

On the basis of the vignette you read, respond to the following:

Identify and discuss the differences between adult and juvenile correctional facilities. Explain with reasons and critique.
Analyze the type of treatment provided to sex offenders in adult and juvenile correctional facilities. What are the success rates of these programs?

Explain the process involved in assessing amenability to treatment and risk assessment.

Identify and discuss the relevant issues the forensic psychology professional needs to address. How can he or she best address these issues?

Discuss assessment instruments used to measure the psycholegal concepts involved in the decision process.

Use resources from professional literature to support your analysis. The professional literature may include the Argosy University online library resources; relevant textbooks; peer-reviewed journal articles; and websites created by professional organizations, agencies, or institutions (.edu, .org, and .gov).

All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.