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Forensic Psychiatrist
Abilities, Knowledge, and Skills
What is a forensic psychiatrist?
A forensic psychiatrist is a physician who investigates sudden, premature or unexpected deaths and possible criminal offences.

What is the difference between a forensic psychiatrist and forensic pathologist?
A forensic psychiatrist has more abilities and knowledge than a forensic pathologist.
A forensic pathologist is a physician who investigates sudden, premature or unexpected deaths. A forensic psychiatrist is a physician who investigates sudden, premature or unexpected deaths and possible criminal offences.

What should a forensic psychiatrist know?
What abilities, knowledge, and skills should a forensic psychiatrist have?
These are also known as job qualifications.
Annotation or definition of psychiatry.
Annotation or definition of forensic psychiatry.
Advanced English language capabilities.
Accredited Academic Degree Issues
Background Investigation
Criminal law within the state and outside the state.
Components of the Psychiatric History
Decision Making Capacity
Example cases of forensic psychiatrists.
Emergency Medical Services
Forensic psychiatrist crime investigator.
Internet guidelines for patient.
Medical conditionsí diagnosis and treatment.
Medical Supplies and Equipment
Mental Health
Nonemergency medical services (Primary care physician training program)
Pharmaceuticals: The Good and the Bad.
Public health.
State department of health administrative services.
State department of public health.
Training programs for various physicians and their subordinates.
Workforce Series: Allied Health

Annotation or definition of psychiatry.
Annotation or definition of forensic psychiatry.
What is Psychiatry?
Psychiatry is medical specialty dealing with the diagnosis and management of psychiatric disorders and enhancing normal human behavior.

What is forensic psychiatry?
Forensic Psychiatry is a specialized branch of psychiatry where the medical and the legal worlds overlap. It is a fascinating sub-specialty that involves the application of medical psychiatric expertise in legal contexts.

Forensic psychiatry is a branch of medicine which focuses on the interface of law and mental health. It may include psychiatric consultation in a wide variety of legal matters (sometimes with expert testimony), as well as clinical work with perpetrators and victims.

What is a Psychiatrist?
A psychiatrist is a medical doctor with additional experience and knowledge of psychiatric disorders and normal human behavior. If you know what is normal, then you can diagnose and manage abnormal medical conditions.

Psychiatrists are trained in the medical, psychological, and social components of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders and utilize a broad range of treatment modalities, including diagnostic tests, prescribing medications, psychotherapy, and helping patients and their families cope with stress and crises. Psychiatrists increasingly work in integrated settings and often lead or participate on treatment teams and provide consultation to primary care physicians and other medical specialties.

What is forensic pathology?
A forensic pathologist is a physician who investigates sudden, premature or unexpected deaths. A forensic psychiatrist is a physician who investigates sudden, premature or unexpected deaths and possible criminal offences.

Forensic pathology is a subspecialty of medicine, employing specially-trained physicians who focus on the medicolegal investigation of sudden, premature or unexpected deaths. A forensic pathologist must be both a doctor and a lawyer.

Some consider forensic pathology a subspecialty of pathology when it is in fact a subspecialty of medicine.

What is a forensic psychiatrist?
A forensic psychiatrist is a physician who investigates sudden, premature or unexpected deaths and possible criminal offences.

A forensic psychiatrist is a psychiatrist who has additional training and/or experience related to the various interfaces of mental health (or mental illness) with the law.

Is a forensic psychiatrist the same thing as a forensic psychologist?
No. Psychiatrists are physicians with specialty training in the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of mental disorders.

What is the difference between a doctor of medicine and a psychiatrist?
A psychiatrist is a doctor of medicine with additional abilities of a psychiatrist.

You need to have abilities of doctor of medicine with additional abilities of a specific specialty to deserve to be called a specialist.

What is a doctor of medicine?
A doctor of medicine is a human being:
1. Able to reach a correct diagnosis and treatment of a human being in various healthcare settings.
2. Able to answer relevant questions of human healthcare.
3. Able to offer Internet human healthcare.
4. Able to offer public health advice.
5. Able to offer patient education guidelines.
6. Able to offer administrative issues guidelines.

If a doctor of medicine can guide new medical students and postgraduates, he or she can be designated a professor or guide.

What additional abilities should a psychiatrist have compared to a doctor of medicine?
Ability to deal with stress and intentional enforced harms.
Human rights violations knowledge.
Psychiatric disorder knowledge.
Medicolegal cases knowledge.
Forensic psychiatry knowledge.
Vast knowledge of psychiatric medications.

What does a forensic psychiatrist do?
A forensic psychiatristís expertise is required on more than 111 issues.

What is the most important duty of a forensic psychiatrist?
Fitness for duty evaluation is one of the duties of a forensic psychiatrist.

What is mental health?
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being.

If a harmful, lying, badly behaved, incompetent individual and his or her associates are fraudulently placed in administration, what will happen to the emotional, psychological, and social well-being of an individual or individuals?
The emotional, psychological, and social well-being of an individual or individuals will get harmed.

A prerequisite for the emotional, psychological, and social well-being of an individual or individuals in the state or outside the state is to have truthful, well behaved, competent, public service-oriented administrators and associates in the state and outside the state.

What is mental illness?
Mental illness is a term used for a group of psychiatric disorders.
You should not diagnose anyone with mental illness unless you verify that the person is not having stress, intentional enforced harms from others, and human rights violations from others.

The boundary between mental distress and mental illness is clear if you know everything about stress, intentional enforced harms from others, human rights violations from others, and psychiatric disorders.

What is human behavior?
Human behavior is the sum of what people think, feel, and do. Normal and abnormal variations.

Who is more knowledgeable, a forensic psychiatrist or a judge without knowledge of forensic psychiatry?
A forensic psychiatrist is more knowledgeable than a judge without knowledge of forensic psychiatry.

Who is more knowledgeable, a forensic psychiatrist or a forensic psychologist without knowledge of forensic psychiatry?
A forensic psychiatrist is more knowledgeable than a forensic psychologist. A forensic psychiatrist is basically a doctor of medicine with additional abilities of general psychiatry and forensic psychiatry.

What type of forensic psychiatrist evaluation is required?
Evaluation in a criminal case by a forensic psychiatrist.
Evaluation in a civil trial case by a forensic psychiatrist.
Forensic psychiatrist to investigate human fitness for duty.
Clarify medical issues relevant to a specific case.
Clarify differences among disability percentage, types, and insanity.
Other specific issues relevant to forensic psychiatry.


Forensic Psychiatry:
Criminal Areas:
Criminal Conspiracies
Criminal Responsibility/Sanity Evaluations
Civil Commitments
Eligibility for release from incarceration
Expert Witness/Testifying
Dangerous or Long Term Offender Applications
Fitness to Stand Trial
Correctional psychiatry
Fitness for a Witness
Injury
Juvenile justice
Malingering
Ethics and human rights
Guardianships
Psychic injury
Probation and Parole
Review Boards
Sexual Behavior/Sexually Disordered Offenders
Substance Abuse
Suicide Risk Assessments
Sentencing Evaluations
Testamentary Capacity
Violence Risk Assessments
Workman's Compensation Boards
Workplace Violence

Clinical Criminology

Developmental Delay Issues within the forensic mental health framework
Impulse Control Disorders
Interpersonal Violence
Major mental illness within the forensic framework (psychosis, schizophrenia, mood disorders, etc)
Paraphilias & Sex Offending
Personality Disorders with the forensic mental health framework
Psychopathy
Substance Abuse within the forensic mental health framework
Risk Assessment & Risk Management
Treatment Programming within the forensic mental health framework

Psychiatry & Law
Capacity: to consent to treatment, to manage property, to consent to emergency treatment, etc.
Community Treatment Orders
Consent - informed, consent to treatment, etc.
Consent & Capacity Board
Confidentiality of Patient Records
Duty of Care
Duty To Warn
Involuntary Hospitalization
Mental Health Act, in general
Patient Rights under the Mental Health Act
Substitute Decision Making

How is forensic psychiatry useful to the legal process?
Here are further facts.
http://www.nazianazirqazi.org/

Accredited Academic Degree Issues
What should those who claim to be forensic psychiatrist know?
The abilities, knowledge, and skills of forensic psychiatrists are essential.
You should be able to answer relevant questions publicly.

The possession of a medical degree from an accredited school or college of medicine does not mean you are a competent forensic psychiatrist.

The possession of a medical license does not mean you are a competent forensic psychiatrist.
Individuals are being publicly exposed for fraudulently getting medical licenses or degrees from accredited schools or colleges of medicine. In the real world, they are not able to answer relevant questions publicly.

Background Investigator
What is a background investigator?
A background investigator is a person who seeks to find facts about an individual or an incident.

What makes a background investigation quick?
If your biodata is available, the background investigation becomes quick.
If all facts are available in biodata with verification, there is no need for further background investigation.

Why is a background investigation of a person essential?
Harms have occurred. On investigation, it was discovered that the individual did not know about truthfulness, good behavior, or public service and was not able to answer relevant questions about a specific job.

Experience has revealed various officers and staff join. Years later, it is realized that the officer or staff was harmful or did not know conflict of law, state law, international law, or did not know essential commodities act, essential services maintenance acts, human rights, and did not know issues relevant to specific case. These are the reasons why answers to relevant questions are required.
Here are further guidelines.

Example cases of forensic psychiatrists.
Evaluation in a criminal case by a forensic psychiatrist.
Name of forensic psychiatrist: Doctor Asif Qureshi

Evaluation in a criminal case by a forensic psychiatrist.

Name of the accused/guilty: See the enclosure
Christopher Griesmeyer
Name of Guilty: Christopher Griesmeye
Attached photograph:
Projected Parole Eligibility: Not Eligible
Offenses: Here are further facts.

http://www.qureshiuniversity.com/alerts.html


Criminal Conspiracies
Frauds
Murders
Rapes

If a person confesses without any duress to inflicting harms on the victim, the crime is a class 1 felony. What should happen next?
Sentence/punishment.
Sentence/Punishment: Death penalty

Sam R. Hamburg
Name of Guilty: Sam R. Hamburg
Attached photograph:
Sentence/Punishment: Death penalty
Projected Parole Eligibility: Not Eligible
Offenses: Criminal Conspiracies
Frauds
Murders
Rapes
Last Known Address: Sam R. Hamburg, Ph.D., P.C.
79 W. Monroe Street, Suite 1311
Chicago, IL 60603
(Death Penalty)

Farooq Abdullah
Name of Guilty: Farooq Abdullah
Attached photograph:
Sentence/Punishment: Death penalty
Projected Parole Eligibility: Not Eligible
Offenses: Farooq Abdullah
(Death Penalty)
Farooq Abdullah, born October 21, 1937, in Srinagar, Kashmir, is a bad- charactered, badly behaved incompetent person who is involved in various criminal offenses/harms including murders, rapes, frauds, and criminal conspiracies.

For the last many decades and in the recent past, he has been involved in various criminal offenses, and harms. He utilized various criminal techniques, and tricks to make others believe he is serving the public.

He must be put to death by shooting on sight, electrocution, or other means for public safety.
Any criminal trying to reinforce him will have to be punished. A criminal will reinforce a criminal.
His access to aircraft is banned.
There should be a ban on his public issues involvement and a publication ban.
The death penalty is justified.

Omar Abdullah
Name of Guilty: Omar Abdullah
Attached photograph:
Sentence/Punishment: Death penalty
Projected Parole Eligibility: Not Eligible
Offenses: Omar Abdullah
(Death Penalty)
Omar Abdullah, born March 10, 1970, in Rochford, Essex, Britian is a bad- charactered, badly behaved incompetent British criminal who is involved in various criminal offenses/harms and who has been placed from time to time with sinister motives and involved in various criminal activities including murders, rapes, frauds, and criminal conspiracies.

This criminal tricks the system repeatedly.
His access to aircraft should be banned.
There also should be a ban on his public issues involvement and a publication ban.
Local police, local military, and other administrative agencies should handcuff him, cuff his feet, and display his profile.
The death penalty is justified.

In the interest of public safety and rights, any person reinforcing this criminal will face punishments.

Omar Abdullah is involved in various criminal offenses including murders, rapes, frauds, and other criminal offences. Should an individual associated with the judiciary or any other civilized human being associate with a criminal like Omar Abdullah?
No.

Handcuff and bind the feet of Omar Abdullah with the death penalty.


News resources, media, and advertisers that need to be banned.

www.greaterkashmir.com must be updated with replacement of Fayaz Ahmad Kaloo, and Javaid Malik, Internet editor, with further punishment or total ban of www.greaterkashmir.com. Print will be banned or stopped by local police and other departments.

www.deccanherald.com has to be closed.

www.samachar.com has to be closed.

Local police with other department should go ahead with closure.
The world has various truthful news resources online and in print. Their lies, harms, and failure to obey media law should lead to closure of these news resources.
Here are further facts.

Is the accused/guilty sane or insane?
Sane.

Was the accused/guilty under any duress at the time of the criminal act?
No.

Is this individual harmful to public safety?
Yes.

Was this individual under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs that led to his repeated criminal activities and harm of others?
No.

Does this criminal work with other criminals in a criminal nexus?
Yes.

How is this individual harmful to public safety?
He has harmed various individuals and is involved in many felonies (including class 1 felonies) and misdemeanors.

Is this individual more than 18 years old?
Yes.

Does the individual understand the crimes he has committed and harms he has inflicted?
Yes.

Is this individual trying to deceive the administration of justice within the state and/or outside the state?
Yes.

Should this individual be off the roads, out of home, and in jail?
Yes.

What punishments does he deserve?
Death penalty.
This individual guilty must be put to death as soon as possible.

Here are further facts.
http://www.nazianazirqazi.org/

Forensic psychiatrist to investigate human fitness for duty.
Independent medical evaluation for fitness for duty relevant to a specific profession.
Whose fitness for duty evaluation needs to be done?
Mushtaq Marghoob, claiming to be a clinical psychiatrist, circulated a press release from Kashmir on August 31, 2015.

Where is the biodata of the individual?
Biodata of this individual not available.

Who has done a background check of this individual?
No one has done a background check of this individual up to August 31, 2015.

What job title or job duties would this individual have and expect to have in the state?
Clinical psychiatrist.

Let's check the fitness for duty of this individual.
Mushtaq Marghoob claims to be a clinical psychiatrist on August 31, 2015.

Is Mushtaq Marghoob really a psychiatrist?

On August 31, 2015, an individual named Mushtaq Marghoob circulated statistics relevant to post-traumatic stress disorders in Kashmir, Asia.

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

How should he have elaborated on this topic?
He should have elaborated on this topic in various questions and answers.

Is name of this medical condition post-traumatic stress distorter or post-traumatic stress disorders?
Is post-traumatic stress disorder one disorder or many disorders?
What is it?
What causes it?
What are the risk factors?
What's normal?
How do you differentiate this medical condition from other medical conditions?
How do you differentiate this medical condition from medical conditions such as stress?
What do you understand by deprivation of rights under the color of law in the state and outside the state?
How do you differentiate this medical condition from other medical conditions, for example deprivation of rights under the color of law?
http://www.nazianazirqazi.org/
What did you understand after reading these facts?
How is it diagnosed?
What are the symptoms?
What are the signs?
What are the clinical findings?
What are the lab or investigation findings?
What are the workable treatment options?
When is counseling required?
When is medication required?
How long should medication last?
What type of medication is available?
How could this be prevented?


Questions a forensic psychiatrist needs to answer.

What are the facts relevant to fitness for duty of Mushtaq Marghoob, who claims to be a clinical psychiatrist?

This individual, Mushtaq Marghoob, must answer these questions by September 4, 2015.
If he cannot answer these questions publicly by September 4, 2015, Mushtaq Marghoob from Kashmir who claims to be a psychiatrist is not fit for duty based on the facts he couldn't answer questions relevant to his job duties of claiming to be clinical psychiatrist.

If Mushtaq Marghoob, who claims to be a clinical psychiatrist, cannot answer these questions by September 4, 2015, there should be involuntary termination of services of Mushtaq Marghoob from kashmir due to incompetence.

Who from Kashmir has answers to these questions?

I have answers to my questions.
What is your answer?

My biodata or profile is displayed at the resource displayed below.
http://www.qureshiuniversity.com/aboutthefounder.html
This is for those who need to know my biodata or profile.
I am Asif Qureshi.
I am the founder of Qureshi University and the Global Democratic party.

About the Founder
http://www.qureshiuniversity.com/aboutthefounder.html

I am a medical doctor.
Take a look at this.
http://www.qureshiuniversity.com/healthcareworld.html

What type of doctor of medicine am I?
I am a forensic psychiatrist.
I can guide all medical specialties.
I can guide 611 professions.

If courts need my expertise as a forensic psychiatrist, let me know.
The standard of psychiatry I follow is displayed at this resource: www.qureshiuniversity.com/physciatryworld.html

How do you do fitness for duty of an individual?
Here are further guidelines.

What can be the conclusion and recommendations?
Illiterate.
Personality disorder (liar, etc).
Could be harmful to self or others.
Lack of knowledge of specific profession.
Insufficient knowledge of specific profession.
Criminal traits.
Disability; after reasonable adjustment, an individual cannot fulfill expected standard of service/profession.
Lack of desire for public service.
This individual is not fit for duty.

If the individual is fit for duty, how do the conclusion and recommendations look?
This individual is fit for duty.

Are Forensic Psychiatrist considered an expert witness in a legal case?
Can a Psychiatrist testify on behalf of the victim, defendant, plaintiff, or defendant in a criminal or civil case and proceedings?
Can a Psychiatrist testify as an expert witness in a criminal or civil case? Can Forensic Psychiatrist be retained in a legal case?
What are some of the reasons to hire or retain a forensic psychiatrist in a legal case?
Can Psychiatrist testify on behalf of the prosecution as to the mental health of an accused defendant in a criminal case?
In criminal cases, do psychiatrist testify as an expert witness on behalf of a victim or defendant in order to produce evidence that can be used in a court of law?
Can forensic psychiatrist provide treatment, sentencing, parole, or probation recommendations for the court in a criminal case?
Can a psychiatrist recommend to the court that a mentally incompetent criminal be institutionalized?
Who or what types of witness will the court find credible in evaluating an individualís competency to stand trial?
What are the two major areas of criminal evaluations in forensic psychiatry?
Can the prosecution or defense hire a psychiatrist with forensic training in a criminal case to provide the court with expert testimonial on their behalf?
What type of training do psychiatrists undertake to become a forensic psychiatrist that can testify in a court of law on behalf of the prosecution, defense, plaintiff, or defendant?
Can a forensic psychiatrist determine whether a suspect or defendant has the mental capacity to stand trial and make a determination as to whether they understand the consequences of the crime that they have committed against the victim?
Can a forensic psychiatrists testimony sway the juryís opinion and ultimately the outcome of the trial or case?
Do psychiatrists work with criminals and victims?
What type of expert witness can make the claim for the defense that a criminal perpetrator action was a result of a mental illness that led to the crime.
Do psychiatrist with a specialty in forensics treat victims of crimes and their families?
Can a psychiatrist working for the prosecution determine whether someone who committed a crime was sane and therefore be legally responsible for his or her actions?
Are there precise standards judges must follow in admitting psychiatric opinion in a court of law. What is involved in a forensic evaluation of a legal insanity defense?
What type of civil cases or issues do forensic psychiatrists provide their expert testimony?
What are the going hourly rates, fixed fees, and retainers charged by a highly regarded, trained, respected, nationally recognized, and well-known, board certified forensic psychiatrist and expert witness?
Do you need to be a board certified psychiatrist and forensic specialist to testify on behalf of the victim or the defendant charged with the crime in a court of law?
Can defense attorneys or lawyers request by way of motion funding to hire a forensic expert in the field of psychiatry to review reports and identify issues related to the case. Does a psychiatrist views and testimonies (testimony) carry much weight in the courtroom in front of jurors and the judge?
How can a forensic psychiatrist help the prosecution or victim in a criminal case?
How can a forensic psychiatrist help the defense or the accused in a criminal case?
How can a forensic psychiatrist help the defense or the accused in a criminal case?
What is the role of a forensic psychiatrist in a civil court case?
Do forensic psychiatrists have the expertise and training to verify wills, determine a defendant competency to stand trial or refuse medical treatment?
Does a psychiatrist have the same education and training as a forensic psychologist?
Can I use an expert witness consultant psychiatrist in a criminal case to establish or prove that a defendant or the accused has the Competency to Stand Trial or is Not guilty of the crime by reason of insanity?
What do forensic psychiatrist do in preparation to testifying in court?
What are the qualifications of a forensic trained psychiatrist as opposed to a psychiatrist?
What are some type of forensic issues that a psychiatrist can provide expert testimony or opinion for either the prosecution or defense?
What is the role of forensic psychiatrist in the prosecution of sex offenders or those that have committed sexual crimes such as rape?
What type of psychiatric services can a forensic trained psychiatrist provide?
Do psychiatrist need to interview the defendant to render an opinion?
Do forensic psychiatrists specialize in any areas?
Can a forensic psychiatrist testify in a criminal case for either the prosecution or defense?
Are Forensic Psychiatrist considered an expert witness in a legal case?
Answer: A forensic psychiatrist may be considered an expert witness in a legal case if the court determines that they meet the definition of an expert witness. Expert witnesses are persons who are qualified to form definite opinions with respect to a division of science, a branch of art, or a department of trade. An expert witness possesses scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge that will assist the trier of fact to understand the evidence or to determine a fact in issue. The definitions of an expert witness vary by jurisdiction. In general an expert witness provides testimony that is 1) based upon sufficient facts or data; (2) the product of reliable principles and methods; and (3) the witness has applied the principles and methods reliably to the facts of the case.

Can a Psychiatrist testify on behalf of the victim, defendant, plaintiff, or defendant in a criminal or civil case and proceedings?
Answer: A psychiatrist can testify on behalf of the victim, the defendant, or the plaintiff in either a criminal or civil case. If the psychiatristís opinion is favorable to the side retaining them, it is likely that they will be asked to testify or provide a written report.

Can a Psychiatrist testify as an expert witness in a criminal or civil case?
Answer: Yes. A psychiatrist can testify as an expert witness in either a criminal or civil case.

Can Forensic Psychiatrist be retained in a legal case?
Answer: A forensic psychiatrist can be retained in a legal case by either side in both civil and criminal cases. Although it is not required, the retainer or ďagreementĒ may be in writing outlining the role of the forensic psychiatrist and the fee agreement.

What are some of the reasons to hire or retain a forensic psychiatrist in a legal case?
Answer: Some of the common reasons to hire a forensic psychiatrist in a legal case are as follows: determination of competency to stand trial, evaluation of the defendantís mental state at the time of the offense (insanity evaluation), evaluation for diminished capacity, aid in sentencing evaluations including capital sentencing and mitigation, violence risk assessment, stalking assessment, child custody evaluations, parental fitness, fitness for duty, evaluation of emotional damages, malpractice, relation of formulation or diagnosis to legally relevant behavior

Can Psychiatrist testify on behalf of the prosecution as to the mental health of an accused defendant in a criminal case?
Answer: Yes, psychiatrists can testify as to a defendantís mental health at the time of the alleged offense. Typically this type of evaluation is performed to determine if the defendant suffered from a mental illness at the time of the alleged offense that interfered with their knowledge of wrongfulness or ability to appreciate the criminality of their conduct (insanity evaluation).

In criminal cases, do psychiatrist testify as an expert witness on behalf of a victim or defendant in order to produce evidence that can be used in a court of law?
Answer: A psychiatrist may testify as an expert witness for either the victim or the defendant.

Can forensic psychiatrist provide treatment, sentencing, parole, or probation recommendations for the court in a criminal case? Answer: Forensic psychiatrists are not involved in treatment. Their role is to provide evaluations or opinions related to legal questions.. Forensic psychiatrists may be asked to review an individualís treatment and make treatment recommendations to the court or the probation/parole board.

Can a psychiatrist recommend to the court that a mentally incompetent criminal be institutionalized?
Answer: Yes. A psychiatrist can recommend that a defendant be psychiatrically hospitalized. A psychiatrist would recommend psychiatric hospitalization if the individual was suffering from a mental illness and would benefit from inpatient treatment. Individuals who are suicidal or psychotic and cannot be managed in the correctional setting are typically referred for admission.

Who or what types of witness will the court find credible in evaluating an individualís competency to stand trial?
Answer: Forensic psychiatrists or psychologist skilled in Competency to Stand Trial evaluations (i.e. have specialized training and experience in this area) are credible to the court.

What are the two major areas of criminal evaluations in forensic psychiatry? Answer: The two major areas of criminal evaluation are Competency to Stand Trial Evaluations and Insanity Evaluations. Competencies to Stand Trial evaluations are examinations of the defendantís capacity to work with their attorneys (i.e. assist in their defense) and determination of their knowledge of the legal proceedings. Insanity evaluations are examinations of a defendantís mental status at the time of the offense. The standard for determining competency to stand trial and insanity vary by jurisdiction

Can the prosecution or defense hire a psychiatrist with forensic training in a criminal case to provide the court with expert testimonial on their behalf?
Answer: Yes both the prosecution and the defense can hire a psychiatrist with forensic training in a criminal case to serve as an expert witness.

What type of training do psychiatrists undertake to become a forensic psychiatrist that can testify in a court of law on behalf of the prosecution, defense, plaintiff, or defendant? Answer: Forensic psychiatrists are medical doctors with specialized training in psychiatry and forensic psychiatry. A forensic psychiatrist has completed medical school, a residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in forensic psychiatry.

Can a forensic psychiatrist determine whether a suspect or defendant has the mental capacity to stand trial and make a determination as to whether they understand the consequences of the crime that they have committed against the victim?
Answer: Yes. A Competency to Stand Trial evaluation is an evaluation of the mental capacity to stand trial. A Sanity or Criminal Responsibility Evaluation is an evaluation to determine a defendantís mental state at the time of the crime including whether they understand the consequences of the crime.

Can a forensic psychiatrists testimony sway the juryís opinion and ultimately the outcome of the trial or case?
Answer: Forensic psychiatrists may be helpful in the juryís decision about a particular mental health issue. Expert witnesses who are credible to the jury are more likely to influence the juryís opinion.

Do psychiatrists work with criminals and victims?
Answer: Psychiatrist may work with both criminals and victims. The distinction between forensic psychiatrists and general psychiatrists is that forensic psychiatrists perform evaluations and general psychiatrists provide treatment.

What type of expert witness can make the claim for the defense that a criminal perpetrator action was a result of a mental illness that led to the crime.
Answer: A forensic psychiatrist can render an opinion regarding whether a criminal perpetratorís actions were the result of a mental illness (sanity evaluation). The trier of fact (Judge or Jury) makes the ultimate decision in this matter.

Do psychiatrist with a specialty in forensics treat victims of crimes and their families?
Answer: Some forensic psychiatrists provide treatment but not in their capacity as a forensic psychiatrists. Forensic psychiatrists are also general psychiatrists. Many forensic psychiatrists also have a general psychiatry practice in which they provide treatment.

Can a psychiatrist working for the prosecution determine whether someone who committed a crime was sane and therefore be legally responsible for his or her actions?
Answer: A psychiatrist can provide an opinion regarding a defendantís mental status and responsibility for his or her actions at the time of a crime (sanity). However the Judge or jury make the ultimate decision regarding a defendantís sanity.

Are there precise standards judges must follow in admitting psychiatric opinion in a court of law.
Answer: Yes. This rule states, "If scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge will assist the trier of fact to understand the evidence or to determine a fact in issue, a witness qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education, may testify thereto in the form of an opinion or otherwise, if (1) the testimony is based upon sufficient facts or data, (2) the testimony is the product of reliable principles and methods, and (3) the witness has applied the principles and methods reliably to the facts of the case."

What is involved in a forensic evaluation of a legal insanity defense?
Answer: An insanity evaluation is an evaluation of an individualís mental status at the time of the crime. The evaluation is conducted to determine if the individual was suffering from a mental illness at the time of the offense that interfered with their knowledge of wrongfulness or ability appreciate the criminality of their acts. States vary in the legal criteria for insanity. The forensic expert must be aware of the legal standard for the in the jurisdiction that the valuation is being performed. An evaluation typically involves an interview of the defendant and a review of records which typically consists of police reports, medical and psychiatric records, school records, military and employment records, other forensic/expert reports, custodial records and any other data such as interviews with family, friends, co-workers that may help the forensic evaluator better understand the defendant's background and especially his state of mind before and at the time of the offense.

What type of civil cases or issues do forensic psychiatrists provide their expert testimony?
Answer: Forensic psychiatrists provide testimony in a variety of civil matters such as: Capacity (Testamentary Capacity, Testimonial Capacity), Disability, Discrimination/Harassment, Fitness for Duty, Guardianship, Medical/Professional Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Professional Licensure Issues, Psychic Harm/PTSD, Sexual Harassment, Sex Offender Civil Commitment, Traumatic Brain Injury, Violence Risk Assessment, Termination of Parental Rights, Custody, Parental Fitness, Elder Abuse, Human rights and Wrongful Death.

What are the going hourly rates, fixed fees, and retainers charged by a highly regarded, trained, respected, nationally recognized, and well-known, board certified forensic psychiatrist and expert witness?
Answer: Most forensic psychiatrists bill by the hour with rates that vary depending on qualifications and experience. Average hourly rates are 250$/hour to 600$/ hour. Some forensic psychiatrists may require a retainer before agreeing to work on a case.

Do you need to be a board certified psychiatrist and forensic specialist to testify on behalf of the victim or the defendant charged with the crime in a court of law?
Answer: No, board certification is not a perquisite to being an expert witness.

Can defense attorneys or lawyers request by way of motion funding to hire a forensic expert in the field of psychiatry to review reports and identify issues related to the case.
Answer: Yes. Attorneys can request funds from the court in order to hire a forensic expert. The attorney must demonstrate that the defendant is indigent and that the forensic expert is needed to litigate the case.

Does a psychiatrist views and testimonies (testimony) carry much weight in the courtroom in front of jurors and the judge?
Answer: It is difficult to determine the role of an expertís testimony in the outcome of a case. In some cases the trier of fact relies heavily on an expertís testimony. In other cases the trier of fact does not place much weight on the psychiatric testimony.

How can a forensic psychiatrist help the prosecution or victim in a criminal case?
Answer: A forensic psychiatristís opinion is based an objective opinion based on an analysis of the data. The opinion may or may not be helpful for the prosecution, victim or criminal.

How can a forensic psychiatrist help the defense or the accused in a criminal case?
Answer: A forensic psychiatrist may be able to help the defense determine whether psychiatric issues are relevant to the matter. More specifically, the psychiatrist can assist the defense in determining whether a mental illness was present at the time of the defense and whether the defendant is currently suffering from a mental illness. These determinations will assist the defense in the consideration of defense strategies.

How can a forensic psychiatrist help the defense or the accused in a criminal case?
Answer: They may be able to help the defense determine whether psychiatric issues are relevant to the matter. More specifically, the psychiatrist can assist the defense in determining whether a mental illness was present at the time of the defense and whether the defendant is currently suffering from a mental illness. These determinations will assist the defense in the consideration of defense strategies.

What is the role of a forensic psychiatrist in a civil court case?
Answer: There role in a civil case is to answer the specific civil question asked by the attorney.

Do forensic psychiatrists have the expertise and training to verify wills, determine a defendant competency to stand trial or refuse medical treatment?
Answer: Yes. They may perform evaluations to determine if an individual has capacity to make a will (testamentary capacity), capacity to stand trial (competency to stand trial evaluation), and capacity to refuse medical treatment (medication guardianship). Capacity is the term used to refer to an individualís mental ability to perform a specific act. Competency is a legal determination.

Does a psychiatrist have the same education and training as a forensic psychologist?
Answer: No. Psychiatrists are medical doctors who have received a Medical Degree. They have also completed a psychiatry residency program. Forensic psychologists have completed a psychology degree in graduate school.

Can I use an expert witness consultant psychiatrist in a criminal case to establish or prove that a defendant or the accused has the Competency to Stand Trial or is Not guilty of the crime by reason of insanity?
Answer: A psychiatrist can testify on the matter of Competency or Insanity if they are deemed an expert witness by the courts.

What do forensic psychiatrist do in preparation to testifying in court?
Answer: They prepare for testifying by reviewing the details of the case with counsel.

What are the qualifications of a forensic trained psychiatrist as opposed to a psychiatrist?
What are some type of forensic issues that a psychiatrist can provide expert testimony or opinion for either the prosecution or defense?
Answer: They can provide consultation and expert testimony for the prosecution or defense on a variety of psychiatric legal issues involving not guilty by reason of insanity defense, competency to stand trial, death penalty, sexual harassment, Psychiatric Disability, Fitness for duty, Violence Risk Assessment, competency to be executed, criminal responsibility, etc..

What is the role of forensic psychiatrist in the prosecution of sex offenders or those that have committed sexual crimes such as rape?
Answer: The psychiatrist with specialized forensic training may be asked to evaluate a defendantís mental status at the time of the sexual offense (sanity evaluation), risk of sexual offender recidivism, whether the individual meets the criteria for commitment as a sexually dangerous offender and recommendations for treatment.

What type of psychiatric services can a forensic trained psychiatrist provide?
Answer: They can provide psychiatric treatment including medications and therapy. They provide these services in their capacity as a general psychiatrist.

Do psychiatrist need to interview the defendant to render an opinion?
Answer: They may not need to interview the defendant to render an opinion. If the data available is conclusive psychiatrist can offer an opinion in the absence of an interview.

Do forensic psychiatrists specialize in any areas?
Answer: Some psychiatrist have specialized in civil or criminal matters or in specific types of forensic and psychiatric evaluations.

Can a forensic psychiatrist testify in a criminal case for either the prosecution or defense?
Answer: They may testify as an expert witness for either the prosecution or the defense.

Types of Reasonable Accommodations

There are three types of reasonable accommodations:
(1) modifications or adjustments to a job application process that enable a qualified applicant with a disability to be considered for the position such qualified applicant desires; or
(2) modifications or adjustments to the work environment, or to the manner or circumstances under which the position held or desired is customarily performed, that enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of that position; or
(3) modifications or adjustments that enable a covered entityís employee with a disability to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as are enjoyed by its other similarly situated employees without disabilities.
Fitness for duty
Is there a difference between human body functional capacity evaluation and fitness for duty?
Yes.

What is the difference between human body functional capacity evaluation and fitness for duty?
Functional capacity evaluation measures 11 human organ system functions relevant to age.
Fitness for duty measures general abilities and professional abilities relevant to a profession.

Functional Capacity Evaluation measures 11 human organ system functions relevant to age.

1.What is the health status of this individual relevant to age?
Here is an example.
100% mentally fit.
95% physically fit.

What are the signs of the 11 human organ systemsí functions?

At birth, breathing effort, heart rate, muscle tone, response to smell or foot slap, skin color.
After birth, various signs of organ system functions are visible relevant to age.

Here is a list in alphabetical order.
  1. Ability to hear, see, talk (consciousness): Normal/abnormal

  2. Ability to use telephone

  3. Breathing: Normal/abnormal

  4. Blood pressure: Normal/abnormal

  5. Brushing teeth/combing/styling hair

  6. Climbing stairs

  7. Dressing and Undressing: Problem/no problem

  8. Eating: Normal/abnormal

  9. Emotion: Angry, polite, hostile

  10. Food Preparation

  11. Getting started after sleep: Problem/no problem

  12. Keeping track of Resources

  13. Laundry

  14. Learning: Problem/no problem

  15. Managing medication

  16. Maintaining the home

  17. Medicolegal issues (survival needs, harms from others, or stress)

  18. Pain: Yes (evaluate severity/no pain)

  19. Performing manual tasks: Problem/no problem

  20. Pulse: Normal/abnormal

  21. Respiratory rate: Normal/abnormal

  22. Shopping

  23. Sitting: Normal/abnormal

  24. Skin: Normal/abnormal

  25. Sleeping: Normal/abnormal

  26. Stools: Normal/abnormal

  27. Temperature: Normal/abnormal

  28. Using transportation

  29. Urination: Normal/abnormal

  30. Walking: Normal/abnormal

  31. Working
These signs of human organ systems functions are all relevant to age.
An 18-year-old human should have normal function of all these signs of human organ systems.
Abilities relevant to specific profession or professions need fitness for duty analysis.
See fitness for duty details.

In case of any issues or problem, see further details.
Caring for oneself (eating, dressing, toileting, etc.)

2. What work is available?

Is the individual mentally and physically fit relevant to a specific profession?

Fitness for duty measures general abilities and professional abilities relevant to a profession.

Fitness for duty
Various examples have been quoted.

When is fitness for duty required?
Fitness of duty can be required while an individual is on existing duty or when an individual needs to be placed at a specific position, including executive, senior, supervisor, and entry level.

What can be reasons a person is not fit for specific work/duty/profession?
Illiterate.
Personality disorder (liar, etc).
Harmful to self or others.
Lack of knowledge of specific profession.
Insufficient knowledge of specific profession.
Criminal traits.
Lack of desire for public service.

Fitness for duty

1 . What is the profile of the individual and where is this individual now whose fitness of duty is required?
Take a look at this.
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2. How would you rate the human organ systemís functions of this individual for mental fitness and physical fitness on the scale of 1-100?
100% mentally fit.
95% physically fit.

3. For what profession does this individual need to be fit for duty?
Governor of the state.
Head of the state.

4. Does the fitness for duty require analysis for executive, senior, supervisory, or entry-level professional duties in the state or outside the state?
Executive

5. Is this individual able to understand, read, write, and speak the English language?
Yes.

6. How would you rate this individualís English language abilities on a scale of 1Ė10, with 10 being the best?
8-10.

7. How would you rate the truthfulness of this individual on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the best?
10.

8. How would you rate this individualís politeness (speech, manners, behavior) in the last five years on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the best?
10.

9. Does the individual have general abilities and professional abilities relevant to a specific profession or professions?
Take a look at this.
www.qureshiuniversity.com/professionsworld.html
Everything is displayed at this location.

10. Can this individual guide one profession or many professions?
Many professions.

11. What is the proof that this individual can guide one profession or many professions?
Here are various facts.
www.qureshiuniversity.com/professionsworld.html

12. Can this individual guide a teacher, lawyer, engineer, or doctor?
Yes.

13. Can this individual answer questions relevant to the existing duty of a specific profession or professions?
Yes.

14. Does this individual have specific technical abilities?
Yes.

15. Is this individual able to answer relevant questions from time to time relevant to existing duty?
Yes.

16. How would you describe this individualís fitness for existing duty and further placement?
Fit for existing duty.
Recommendations for further placement.

These are basic questions; there are many more.

These questions are answered under the pretext of fitness for duty.

Forensic psychiatrist crime investigator.
Code of Criminal Procedure in the state and outside the state.
Criminal Investigation

Individuals Involved

What questions needs to be answered?
When, where, and what has happened?
Why did this happen?
How did this happen?
Who all are involved?
Who reported or complained about the incident?
Is this one incident or many incidents with many criminals involved that makes this a criminal conspiracy? Who witnessed the incident?
What medium of communications was utilized?
What other facts are relevant to the incident?
What statements were issued?

Complainant:

Who has filed this complaint?
What is the profile of the individual with first name, last name, home address, work address, phone, email?

Alleged Offender(s):
Who are the alleged offenders?
What is the profile of the alleged Offender or offenders?
Was the alleged offender on duty, duty related, or off duty?
Was the alleged offender one person, many people, department in the state or outside the state, company or any other entity involved?
What concept of felony/felonies or misdemeanor/s is applicable to the situation?
When, where, how, what best describes the harms from offenders?
What punishments do they deserve?
What questions remain unanswered?

Here are further guidelines.

Here are further guidelines.

Decision Making Capacity
How do I analyze and interpret these issues?
Decision Making Capacity

How is decision-making capacity relevant to medicine?
What are the standards for assessing decision-making capacity?
Who decides whether a patient has decision-making capacity?
How do you determine whether a patient has decision-making capacity?
How are decisions made for patients who lack decision-making capacity?

Ten Myths About Decision-Making Capacity

Myth 1. Decision-making capacity and legal competency are the same.
Myth 2. Lack of decision-making capacity can be presumed when patients go against medical advice.
Myth 3. There is no need to assess decision-making capacity unless patients go against medical advice.
Myth 4. Decision-making capacity is an ďall or nothingĒ phenomenon.
Myth 5. Cognitive impairment equals lack of decision-making capacity.
Myth 6. Lack of decision-making capacity is a permanent condition.
Myth 7. Patients who have not been given relevant and consistent information about their treatment lack decision-making capacity.
Myth 8. Patients with certain psychiatric disorders lack decision-making capacity.
Myth 9. Patients who are involuntarily committed lack decision-making capacity.
Myth 10. Only mental health experts can assess decision-making capacity.
Here are further guidelines.
Last Updated: September 16, 2017