To prepare for this Discussion: Review Chapter 18 in your course text Psychologi

To prepare for this Discussion:
Review Chapter 18 in your course text Psychological Evaluations for the Courts, and think about the primary functions of different types of forensic psychology reports and documentation used in court settings. Also, consider the importance of each type of forensic psychology report.
Review the article “Forensic Report Writing,” and reflect on the importance of forensic reports and documentation in court settings.
Review the course media, “Chapter 5,” and consider the importance of proper documentation and knowledge of report content to forensic psychology professionals.
Recall the three primary functions served by forensic psychology reports and documentation to use in this week’s Discussion. Think about the importance of each function you chose.
With these thoughts in mind:
Post a brief description of the three primary functions served by forensic psychology reports and documentation. Then explain why those forensic psychology reports and documentation are important in court settings. Be specific and support your position with references to the Learning Resources.
Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.

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