Youthful Offender Evaluations

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Description

For this course, Dr. Nicole Vienna of Vienna Psychological Group sits down with Dr. Jeremy Sharp to chat about Youthful Offender Evaluations, a specialty area within her forensic practice. These evaluations play an important role in the sentencing and parole process for juveniles, shaping their lives and influencing important legal decisions. Dr. Vienna also hosts the Forensic Psychologist podcast, a podcast aimed at other forensic psychologists and attorneys who are interested in forensic work. Here are just a few areas that they touch on during this information-packed  conversation:

  • Case law related to Youthful Offender evaluations
  • The Miller Factors
  • Report style and layout of Youthful Offender evaluations

Interview conducted: July 2021

CE Content Category: Testing/Assessment

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, addiction counselors, social workers, nurses, case managers.

This CE course is designated as intermediate.

There is no known conflict of interest or commercial support.

This course includes a written transcript of the audio content.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Audio Interview with Nicole Vienna, PsyD
  • Transcript of Interview with Nicole Vienna, PsyD
  • References and Citations
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

ABOUT DR. NICOLE VIENNA

Dr. Vienna is a forensic psychologist and expert witness based in Los Angeles. She worked for ten years in correctional mental health within the Los Angeles county jails and juvenile halls before making the transition to private practice as an evaluator in 2015. She is appointed to the Los Angeles County Adult Superior Court Panel of Psychologists and Juvenile Delinquency Panel of Experts. Dr. Vienna’s forensic areas of interest and expertise include malingering, trauma, neurodevelopmental disorders, and youthful offender evaluations in high stake cases.

ABOUT DR. JEREMY SHARP

Dr. Jeremy Sharp is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that was founded in 2009 and has grown to include nine licensed clinicians, three clinicians in training, and a full administrative staff. Dr. Sharp earned his undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting his Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, Dr. Sharp specializes in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, Dr. Sharp provides private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with his wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.

Dr. Jeremy Sharp

 

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Learning Objectives

Based on the content of this course, I can:

  • Discuss case law related to offender evaluations
  • Illustrate report style and layout of youthful offender evaluations

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