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Psycholegal Assessment in South Africa

by Sean Kaliski

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forensic medicine,
  • Philosophy & theory of psychology,
  • Africa - South - Republic of South Africa,
  • Africa - South - South Africa,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Testing & Measurement,
  • Psychiatry - General,
  • Medical,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10137245M
    ISBN 100195786467
    ISBN 109780195786460
    OCLC/WorldCa62132274

    Psycho Legal Psychology/ Forensic Psychological Assessment. Dr JC Coetzee is a registered Clinical Psychologist in Centurion specializing in the Psycho Legal/ Forensic Psychological Assessment field. He is experienced in Psycho Legal assessments, court testimony and round table discussions with family advocates. PSYCHO-LEGAL ASSESSMENT CENTRE is an Personal Liability Company business incorporated in South Africa on November 8, Their business is recorded as In Business. The activity is registered as TO CARRY ON THE GENERAL BUSINESS OF A PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT CENTRE.

    Providing an overview of the research related to psychological assessment across South Africa, the 36 chapters in this book provide a combination of psychometric theory and practical assessment applications in order to reconcile the currently disparate research that has . Introduction to Psychological Assessment in the South African context third edition is an introductory text on measuring and assessing human behaviour within a complex multi-cultural environment. It offers a practical guide to the development of culturally appropriate measures and the application of assessment measures, as well as the Reviews: 1.

    Many wars continue to engulf Africa, from east to west and from north to south, leaving many Africans severely traumatized ().Musisi (), in his chapter in the recently published volume "Essentials of clinical psychiatry for sub- Saharan Africa", reports significant physical and psychological war-related trauma inflicted to the Ugandans in their homes, at military checkpoints and in detention. Results from a survey conducted among University of Cape Town (UCT) students about their experiences of emergency remote teaching reveal the highs and .


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Psycholegal Assessment in South Africa - Google Books The book provides a body of knowledge from a variety of medical, psychological and legal fields to enable practitioners in those fields to participate in psycholegal assessments in a standardised and informed way.

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Psycholegal Assessment in South Africa book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This practical manual provides a body of knowledge /5(2).

Introduction to Psychological Assessment in the South African context third edition is an introductory text on measuring and assessing human behaviour within a complex multi-cultural environment.

It was an industrial psychologist's deficient evidence in a murder trial in Port Elizabeth in that spurred Sean Kaliski to compile his ground-breaking text, Psycholegal Assessment in South Africa, a valuable handbook for South African practitioners in the field and the first of its kind in the country.

This book provides an overview of the research related to psychological assessment across South Africa. The thirty-six chapters provide a combination of psychometric theory and practical assessment applications in order to combine the currently disparate research that.

8 Louw in Kaliski et al Psycholegal Assessment () 39; Kaliski ˘'My brain made me do it' - how neuroscience may change the insanity defence: editorial ˇ South African Journal of Psychiatry 4. Section 78(1A) of the Criminal Procedure Act Act 51 of states that every person is presumed to not suffer from a mental illness or.

I provide psycho-legal assessment through Equilibrium Forensic Psycholog y situated with the Satori Health Centre in Garsfontein, Pretoria-East. Within the South African context forensic psychology, or psycho-legal assessments, may be conducted by psychologists registered with the HPCSA.

Introduction to psychological assessment in the South African context: Book review Article (PDF Available) in South African Journal of Psychology 40(2) March with 8, Reads. Psycho-Legal Assessment Psycho-legal assessment is psychological assessment in the legal context, thus these assessments are done to provide expert input on a specific aspect of functioning as directed by the question being put before the court.

I am registered with the South African. The fourth edition of Introduction to Psychological Assessment in the South African Context is an introductory text on measuring and assessing human behaviour.

Sean Kaliski is the author of Psycholegal Assessment in South Africa ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published )/5(2). This book provides an overview of the research related to psychological assessment across a broad range of contexts in South Africa.

Written by both academics and practitioners, the volume provides a combination of psychometric theory and practical assessment applications, and draws together the disparate threads of research including the most recent developments in the field. Summary: Provides a body of knowledge from a variety of medical, psychological and legal fields to enable practitioners in those fields to participate in psycholegal assessments in a standardised and informed way.

This book also serves as a practical manual which lawyers, psychiatrists and social workers can use when interacting with one another. Introduction to Psychological Assessment in the South African Context.

Cheryl Foxcroft, G. Roodt. Oxford University Press Southern Africa, - Electronic books - pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all. The practical objective of this book is to formalise and improve the standard of psycholegal assessment in South Africa, and thereby set in motion a process whereby the field of forensic psychology/psychiatry may be recognised as a specialised registered profession in South Africa/5(2).

This book outlines the main concepts of assessment, explains the types of measures that are used to assess human behavior, and examines how such measures are to be used. It investigates how measures are developed and adapted so that they are culturally appropriate and free of bias.

The following new and updated sections are included: a new chapter on computer based assessment; an updated look. PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN MULTI-CULTURAL CONTEXT 28 A historical perspective on psychological testing in South Africa 28 Psychological assessment in the context of labour legislation 30 Health Professions Act (56 of ) 30 (i) Regulatory structure and scope of practice In South Africa, a country which is strongly racialised, and one in which race was used as a factor to exclude the majority from access to basic opportunities, assessment and rethinking assessment.

Kaliski S "The Criminal Defendant" in Kaliski S (ed) Psychological Assessment in South Africa (Oxford University Press Cape Town ) Katona and Robertson Psychiatry at a Glance.

Katona C and Robertson M Psychiatry at a Glance (Wiley-Blackwell Oxford ) Miller RD Laing. Miller G RD Laing (Edinburgh University Press Edinburgh ). 1 assessment in South Africa Psychological assessment in South Africa is a controversial topic primarily, but not exclusively, because of its links to South Africa’s troubled past.

The history of South Africa is a chequered one, characterised by ethnic and racial interaction, integration and conflict (Heuchert, Parker, Stumpf & Myburgh, ). PsySSA was formed in Januaryuniting the various bodies that existed until then.

PsySSA was structured as a transformed entity to deal with the fast-changing dispensation and speaks authoritatively on behalf of the discipline on matters concerning the mental health and psychosocial well-being of all South Africans.Introduction to psychological assessment in the South African context: 1.

Print book: English. Fifth edition: Cape Town: Oxford University Press 2. Introduction to psychological assessment in the south african context. 2. Introduction to psychological assessment in the south african context. Print book.