At MVP we offer forensic evaluations for youth involved in the juvenile justice system, as well as for individuals of all ages with neurodevelopmental needs such as Autism, Intellectual Disabilities, ADHD, and Learning Disorders.
What is a Forensic Evaluation?
A forensic evaluation addresses concerns that span both the legal system and the field of psychology. These psychological and psycholegal evaluations can be used to help answer court-specific questions. While forensic psychologists do not make final decisions about legal concerns, we are able to offer opinions to the court regarding psychological factors to consider in each case.
Who do we work with?
We can work privately with attorneys, parents, and guardians, or publicly with the state of Colorado and other subdivisions of the state such as counties, towns, school districts, etc. Please give us a call if you have questions about whether a forensic evaluation is right for you.
What we do
At MVP we conduct forensic evaluations for youth involved in the juvenile justice system. We complete a variety of evaluations for youth that address psycholegal concerns such as competency to stand trial or transfer to the adult court. Additionally, we specialize in helping attorneys and judges understand how neurodevelopmental disorders, trauma, behavior, child development, family functioning, and systemic factors play a role in forensic psychology matters. Our psychologists have expertise in matters such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Learning Disorders, Emotional Dysregulation, Behavior Disorders, and Trauma Disorders. Our clinicians can also answer questions about adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
When is a Forensic Evaluation helpful?
If you are an attorney and have questions about the psychological well-being of your client, would like a case reviewed, or are seeking a second opinion, we can help explore your areas of concern. If you are a parent or guardian whose child is involved in the legal system, your child may benefit from a forensic evaluation. We would encourage you to consult with your child’s attorney to see if this would be helpful in your child’s case.
At MVP we offer forensic evaluations that address the following:
- Juvenile Competency
- Juvenile Bindover / Transfer to Adult Court
- Mitigation / Sentencing
- Violence Risk
- Psychosexual Well-Being
- Special Education
- Disability Determination and Accommodation
- General Psychological Evaluations
- Treatment Recommendations
- Forensic Case Consultation
- Neurodevelopmental Evaluations (e.g. Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Learning Disorders, Intellectual Disability)
- Behavioral / Psychological Evaluations (e.g. Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Trauma, Anger, Aggression)
- Pre-Adoption Child Evaluations
Please don’t wait. Contact us at 720-583-9332 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are happy to answer any questions you have. We are here to help.
Although people often travel great distances to get a Forensic Evaluation, we primarily serve those in Colorado and the Denver Metro Area including: Castle Rock, Lone Tree, Littleton, Lakewood, Greenwood Village, Parker, Englewood, Centennial, Cherry Hills, Brighton, Thornton, Northglenn, Boulder, & Louisville.