Blog & News Updates

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Theory of Mind (ToM) Deficits: A Review for Caregivers and Professionals

Posted July 24, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 6, Issue 1 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health.

Jerrod Brown, Ph.D.

Approximately 2.8 million Americans suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) every year (Taylor, Bell, Breiding, & Xu, 2017).… Read More

Promoting Smart, Safe Decarceration Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges, Issues, and Solutions

Posted July 24, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 6, Issue 1 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health.

Alexis Q. Dawkins and Dr. Joshua Kirven

Winthrop University

Presenting Issue:

People often question the demeanor, or aptitude of incarcerated persons, specifically those from the most criminalized groups.… Read More

Intimate Partner Violence & Substance Abuse

Posted July 24, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 6, Issue 1 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health.

According to Song, Wenzel, Kim, and Nam (2017), intimate partner violence (IPV) is defined as any physical, sexual, or psychological act performed by a current partner, former partner, or partner/spouse that causes harm.… Read More

The Best Vitamins for Athletes

Posted April 24, 2020 | By csponline

This blog post was written by guest contributor, Maggie Michalczyk, RDN.

It’s no surprise that athletes need proper nourishment to fuel up and feel good for optimal performance, sustainable activity, and injury prevention.  That’s why it’s important for active people to focus on getting key nutrients from foods to help fuel their lifestyle.… Read More

A Social Work Mother’s Love in Action

Posted April 23, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

It is often a misperception that fathers abandon their children, but it may be more accurate to state that the fathers abandoned the relationship with the mothers — fathers still love, support, and want what’s best for their children.… Read More

Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities: A Brief Overview

Posted April 23, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

*The statements, views, and opinions in this article are the author’s.… Read More

Trauma & Children in Foster Care: A Comprehensive Overview

Posted April 23, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

Child abuse is a global epidemic, distressing millions of children across all countries and within all cultures (Hayes & O’Neil, 2018).… Read More

A Reintroduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Posted April 23, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

This article, the first in a series, will reintroduce you to psychiatric rehabilitation.… Read More

Youth Firesetting and Conduct Disorder: A Brief Review

Posted April 23, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

Firesetting is a complex behavior which can result in serious damage and loss of life.… Read More

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Review of Minnesota Case Law

Posted April 23, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

ABSTRACT

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a term used to describe a wide range of effects that can occur in individuals who have been exposed to alcohol prenatally.… Read More

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