JUVENILE FORENSIC EVALUATIONS
Dr. Martinez performs evaluations sensitive to the developmental status and context of juveniles involved in the criminal justice system. The common legal questions addressed by Dr. Martinez include:
  • Sexual reoffense risk assessment
  • Violence risk assessment (e.g., assaultive behavior)
  • Competency to stand trial
  • Criminal responsibility/insanity defense
  • Sentencing mitigation
  • False or disputed confessions
Children who have mental health and behavioral disorders are at increased risk for involvement in the criminal justice system. As such, mental health diagnosis is often an essential part of the evaluation process. Dr. Martinez utilizes a wide range of psychological tests in the diagnostic process. The most common diagnostic concerns that he addresses in juveniles include:
  • Intellectual functioning (IQ)
  • Adaptive functioning
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Conduct disorder (CD)
  • Malingering
  • Mood disorders (e.g., major depressive disorder)
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis
  • Specific learning disabilities (e.g., dyslexia)
Dr. Martinez welcomes inquiries
about his services and experience
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P: (317) 999-9793F: (855) 966-4142P.O. Box 728, Zionsville, Indiana 46077
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