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Forensic services

 

Fornensic services generally refer to the application of psychology to issues involving the legal system.

Dr. Winsmann provides forensic services in cases involving adolescents (Juveniles) and adults. Services can frequently be provided for a flat-rate fee. Dr. Winsmann also provides services in indigent cases and accepts public funds for payment. Dr. Winsmann has a subspeciality in psychological testing, which is frequently useful in examining forensic questions. Please contact Dr. Winsmann if you are interested in a presentation on a forensic psychological topic at your location.

Forensic services, along with some of the psychological test Dr. Winsmann utilizes, include the following:


Civil Proceedings

  • Personal Injury

    • Specialization in Evaluating posttraumatic stress and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

    • Sub-specialty in psychological testing

  • Mental Health Commitment

  • Sexually Violent Person Commitment

    • Relevant Publication: “Assessing Volitional Impairment in Sexually Violent Predator Evaluations.” Sexual Offender Treatment, Journal of the International Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders, 2012.

  • Guardianship and Conservatorship

  • Involuntary Hospitalization

  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse, including MGL Ch.123 section 35

  • Risk of General and Sexual Violence Evaluations

  • Evaluation for Firearm Ownership

  • Malpractice

  • Disability

  • Frye/Daubert Hearings

  • Discrimination and Harassment


Criminal Proceedings

  • Competency to Stand Trial

  • Competency to Waive Miranda Rights

  • Competency to Plead Guilty

  • Voluntariness of Statements

  • Criminal Responsibility

  • Diminished Capacity

  • Transfer Hearings

  • Aid in Sentencing

  • Parole

  • Frye/Daubert Hearings

 

 

SAMPLE OF psychological testing USED BY DR. WINSMANN

DEVELOPMENTAL

  • SOCIAL RESPONSIVENESS SCALE

  • VINELAND ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR SCALES

  • VOCABULARY ASSESSMENT SCALES

  • KAUFMAN TEST OF EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT

  • CLINICAL ASSESSMENT OF ATTENTION DEFICIT

  • VOCABULARY ASSESSMENT SCALES

INTELLIGENCE

  • WIDE RANGE ACHIEVEMENT TEST

  • WECHSLER ADULT INTELLIGENCE SCALE

  • WECHSLER BRIEF INTELLIGENCE SCALE

NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL SCREENING

  • WECHSLER MEMORY SCALE

  • IOWA GAMBLING TASK

  • WISCONSIN CARD SORTING TEST

  • VALIDITY INDICATOR PROFILE

  • MONTREAL COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

  • WORD MEMORY TEST

PERSONALITY

  • MINNESOTA MULITPHASIC PERSONALITY INVENTORY

  • NEO FIVE FACTOR INVENTORY

  • PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT INVENTORY

  • PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT INVENTORY - ADOLESCENT

  • 16 PERSONALITY FACTORS TEST

  • MILLON CLINICAL MULTIAXIAL INVENTORY

  • INTERNATIONAL PERSONALITY DISORDERS EXAMINATION

SPECIALIZED FORENSIC

  • HARE PSYCHOPATHY CHECKLIST - REVISED

  • PSYCHOPATHIC PERSONALITY INVENTORY - REVISED

  • FITNESS INTERVIEW TEST - REVISED

  • MACARTHUR COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT TOOL - CRIMINAL ADJUDICATION

  • MACARTHUR COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT TOOL - TREATMENT

  • PENILE PLETHYSMOGRAPH

  • VISUAL SEXUAL PREFERENCE

  • ROGERS CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY ASSESSMENT SCALE

  • STRUCTURED INVENTORY OF REPORTED SYMPTOMS

  • TEST OF MEMORY MALINGERING

  • INDEPENDENT LIVING SCALES

  • HOPEMONT CAPACITY ASSESSMENT

  • GUDJONSSON SUGGESTIBILITY SCALES

SPECIALIZED

  • BARRATT IMPULSIVENESS SCALE

  • NAVARCO ANGER SCALE

  • STATE TRAIT ANGER EXPRESSION INVENTORY

  • BELL OBJECT RELATIONS AND REALITY TESTING INVENTORY

TRAUMA

  • CLINICIAN ADMINISTERED PTSD SCALE

  • TRAUMA SYMPTOM INVENTORY

  • TRAUMA SYMPTOM CHECKLIST FOR CHILDREN

  • POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DIAGNOSTIC SCALE