Psychiatric & Psychological Evaluations and Reports
Psychological Testing and Report consisting of a diagnostic interview and a battery of neuropsychological and/or personality tests (i.e., objective personality tests, projective personality tests, trauma symptoms personality) to assess personality and/or thought or neurological disorders and to assist with a diagnostic impression and treatment recommendations. The testing and report are conducted and prepared by a licensed/certified psychologist (PhD or Psy.D, orother advanced doctoral degree) who meets the standards of practice established by his/her state’s regulatory board.
Psychiatric Evaluation and Report consisting of a medical evaluation and report conducted and prepared by a licensed medical doctor/physician, a psychiatrist who specializes in disorders of the mind, or other qualified practitioner who is board certified or board-eligible, and meets the standards of practice (i.e., academic training, residency, etc.) established by his/her state’s regulatory board. The purpose for this type of evaluation is to establish a psychiatric diagnosis, to determine the need for psychotropic medications and/or to develop an initial treatment plan with particular consideration of any immediate interventions that may be needed to ensure the defendant’s/offenders’s and client safety to that of the community.
Psychotropic Medication Prescriptions
Psychotropic medication is defined as a class of drugs that are prescribed for persons whose symptoms are viewed as having a psychological base. This class of drugs is typically prescribed to stabilize or improve mood, mental status, or behavior. If medically appropriate, generic medications shall be prescribed.
Psychotropic Medication in either oral or injectable form subsequent to a prescription from a licensed psychiatrist, medical doctor/physician, or other qualified practitioner with current prescriptive authority, who meets the standards of practice established by his/her state’s regulatory board.
Prescribe and evaluate the efficacy of psychotropic medications and feedback of defendants/offenders and client monthly from the treatment, making changes to the treatment regimen as indicated if needed. Medication Monitoring is provided by(1) A licensed psychiatrist, medical doctor/physician, or other qualified practitioner with current prescriptive authority, who is board certified or board-eligible by the American Board of Psychiatry or the American
Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, and/or meets the standards of practice (i.e., academic training, residency, etc.) established by his/her state’s regulatory board)
Case Management and Referral Services
Case Management Services a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation, and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual’s and family’s comprehensive health needs through communication and available resources to promote quality, cost-effective outcomes and not limited to securing financial benefits, health and mental health care.