Filicide or False Confession

In a 2- to 3-page paper:

  • Summarize the “Filicide or False Confession?”
  • Evaluate and explain the appropriateness of the use of the forensic assessment instruments (MMPI-2 and the SIRS) used in the case.
  • Explain whether other forensic assessment instruments would be more appropriate than the ones utilized in the case.
  • Support your assessment of the instruments based on each of the following:
    • Reliability
    • Validity
    • Norming sample populations
  • Explain why it is important in your present or future forensic role to have a thorough understanding of the assessment instrument(s) utilized by the forensic professional.