Ethical and Legal Perspectives in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Ethical and Legal Perspectives in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Foundational Issues

Binnie, Ian; Jonsson, Egon; Clarren, Sterling

Springer International Publishing AG






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The need to identify and to address FASD more effectively and the many ethical issues this raises within the context of the law is increasingly acknowledged within judicial and legislative branches, as well as in government departments, agencies and community programs that provide services to those with FASD and their caretakers and families.
Chapter 1: Overview.- FASD and Justice: An Historical Perspective; Kenneth R. Warren and Linda L. Chezem.- FASD and the Denial of Equality; Ian Binnie.- Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Abnormal Brain Development -findings from basic research; Kathleen K. Sulik.- The Economics of FASD Associated with Crimes; Nguyen Xuan Thanh and Egon Jonsson.- Chapter 2: Definition and Identification of FAS.- Understanding the Methods for Diagnosing FASD; Sterling Clarren.- Imaging Brain Structure in FASD; Sarah Treit and Christian BeaulieuScreening and Assessment of FASD in a Youth Justice System: Comparing Different Methodologies; Deepa Singal, Teresa Brown, Sally Longstaffe, Mary Kate Harvie, Trevor Markesteyn, and Albert E. Chudley.- Chapter 3: Characteristics of People with FASD.- Social Incompetence of FASD Offenders: Risk-Awareness as a Factor in Criminal Culpability; Stephen Greenspan and George Woods.- Understanding the Neurobehavioral Deficits and Psycholegal Capacities of Individuals with FASD in the Criminal Justice System; Kaitlyn McLachlan and Carmen Rasmussen.- FASD in Adult Populations: Clinical and Forensic Considerations; Jerrod Brown, Nikki Freeman, Hal Pickett, Erin Watts, and Aaron Trnka.- Chapter 4: Sentencing and Support of People with FASD.-Introduction; FASD and the Revolving Door of Criminal Justice; Fia Jampolsky.- FASD and Competency to Stand Trial: An Exploratory Review; Jerrod Brown, Jeffrey Haun, Patricia A. Zapf, and Tricia Aiken.- Clinical and Ethical Issues when Completing Decision-Making Capacity Evaluations with People Diagnosed with FASD; Arlin Pachet and Avril J. Keller.- Legislative Impediments to Judicial Consideration of Moral Blameworthiness in Sentencing FASD Affected Offenders - a Canadian perspective; Jonathan Rudin.- FASD in a Youth Criminal Defense Office; Cathy Lane Goodfellow.- Chapter 5: Societal Issues.- Risk, Needs, Responsivity: Rethinking FASD in the Criminal Justice System; Jacqueline Pei and Andrew Burke.- FASD and Firesetting: An Exploratory Review; Jerrod Brown, Anthony P. Wartnik, Sarah Herrick, Kathi Osmonson, Margaret R. Wimberley, and Patricia Jones.- Appendix A: Consensus Statement on Legal Issues of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).- Editors and contributors.
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