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Forensic Scholars TodayVolume 1, Issue 1

Choosing a File Risk Assessment Tool Forensic Scholars

There are over 400 risk assessment tools on the market today, but which is the most accurate? Learn about three key factors to take into consideration when deciding which violence risk assessment tool to adopt into practice. View online or by PDF.

Malingering: A Basic Introduction

Malingering is the conscious, intentional fabrication of mental health and/or physical dysfunction for personal gain. Learn more about the phenomenon of malingering as it relates to forensic psychology in our introduction to the subject. View online or by PDF.

Overview of Mental Health Practitioners

Forensic mental health practitioners can serve as a valuable resource to those within the criminal justice population as well as other professional within relatable fields.  Learn about the roles and responsibilities of FMHP in our overview. View online or by PDF.

Conduct Disorders in Relation to Trauma and Sleep

Conduct disorder and other disruptive behaviors serve as the most frequently observed mental health concerns. Learn how conduct disorder relates to trauma and sleep in our comprehensive review. View online or by PDF.

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Message from the Editor

We are excited and proud for the launch of Forensic Scholars Today (FST). Our associate editors and peer reviewers are practitioners and professionals from the fields of criminal justice, education, medicine, and psychology. Our goal for FST is to provide our readership with practical and insightful articles aimed at students, practitioners, and professionals interested in learning more about the complex field of Forensic Mental Health. Additionally, we plan on publishing an array of topics that focus on the intersection between the mental health and the criminal justice fields. We hope you enjoy our first edition, and we look forward to providing additional articles to all of you in the future.

– Jerrod Brown, Editor-in-Chief

Submit to Forensic Scholars Today

Whether you are an established or first-time publisher, FST’s goal is to provide you with the personal attention and opportunity to make a significant contribution to the field of forensic mental health. Click here to submit your manuscript for review.