Capstone Papers-Civil Commitment and the Mentally

      • Capstone Papers-Civil Commitment and the Mentally
      • Identify the difficulties in apprehending and treating mentally ill offenders in a state of your choice. Provide a summary of the insanity statutes in a state of your choice. Be sure to include how often the statutes are used in court proceedings, some major criticisms, and the success rate.

    Describe the process that a psychologist would use to provide an expert opinion for insanity cases. Should a psychologist be allowed to give expert opinion on sanity? Why or why not? What are some ethical issues that can be raised?

    What are some common psychological treatment options for offenders that are incarcerated? What are some of the roadblocks to providing this treatment?