Professional Issues in Atkins Assessments

Recently published, The death penalty and intellectual disability: A guide provides a comprehensive and cogent resource for the use of the range of professionals involved in the determination process for intellectual disability within the criminal justice system.  Among the critical topics addressed is Professional Issues in Atkins Assessments, Chapter 22, written by Macvaugh, G. S., Cunningham, M. D., & Tassé, M. J.  In this chapter, the authors identify not only professional issues, but ethical issues experts face, in addition to providing recommendations for practice.  Click here to learn more about this publication.