Summary 6.1

Types of Assessments in Civil and Criminal Proceedings

Psychic trauma
Medical malpractice
Disability, fitness for duty, or worker's compensation
Child custody
Civil commitment
Psychological autopsy
    Testamentary capacity
    Competence to make health care decisions
    Competence to manage financial affairs
    Competence to enter into a contract
    Guardianship assessments
Competence or fitness to stand trial
Insanity/not criminally responsible due to mental disorder
Competence to waive Miranda rights
Aid in sentencing
Sexually violent predator (United States)
Dangerous or long-term offender (Canada)