Forensic Psychiatrist Resume Samples

Forensic Psychiatry is a specialty of psychiatry that focuses on the interface between law and mental health. Forensic Psychiatrists are medical doctors (M.D.s or D.O.s) who provide assessments and treatment for individuals who have psychiatric disorders and are involved in legal proceedings. Duties of a Forensic Psychiatrist typically listed on the Forensic Psychiatrist Resume include examining individuals who have been charged with a crime, providing detailed reports for the court, and providing expert testimony in court proceedings. Besides, these professionals also evaluate competency to stand trial, dangerousness, and the need for mental health treatment.

The skills needed to succeed in this occupation include the ability to assess mental health, communication, and interpersonal skills, knowledge of the legal system, and expertise in research and data analysis. A Forensic Psychiatrist must have a Medical Doctorate in psychiatry and complete a fellowship or residency program in Forensic Psychiatry.

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Forensic Psychiatrist Resume

Summary : As a Forensic Psychiatrists, evaluated, diagnosed, and treated patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Conducted thorough psychiatric evaluations, develop treatment plans, prescribe medication, and evaluated treatment results.

Skills : Critical thinker, Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.

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  1. Interviewed patients to determine the extent of their mental illness and their ability to participate in treatment.
  2. Reviewed medical records, psychological test results, and other diagnostic data to develop a treatment plan for each patient.
  3. Assessed whether criminal defendants are competent to stand trial or able to understand the proceedings against them.
  4. Provided clinical treatment for patients with mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression.
  5. Conducted research on topics related to mental health or forensic issues.
  6. Evaluated the psychological status of individuals involved in legal proceedings, such as criminal defendants or victims of abuse.
  7. Provided expert testimony in court regarding a patient's competency to stand trial or sanity at the time of an offense.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Degree In Pre-Med


Forensic Psychiatrist Resume

Summary : As a Forensic Psychiatrist, responsible for assessing patients, diagnosing or ruling out mental disorders, prescribing treatments, and conducting regular follow-up appointments to monitor the patient's progress.

Skills : Superior listening ability and Emotional intelligence.

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  1. Reviewed medical schedules, perform assessments, and integrated community resources as needed.
  2. Collaborated on administrative duties to develop ways to provide education and enhance integration.
  3. Assisted to maintain physical and mental health balance.
  4. Worked with other medical staff to maintain an open dialogue.
  5. Provided initial psychiatric assessment and medication management for ambulatory health programs.
  6. Performed rounds on all psychiatric adolescent and adult patients.
  7. Experienced in biological, social, and psychological developmental processes at all ages; a sound identity with and training in medicine and psychiatry; and excellent clinical skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
D.O.


Forensic Psychiatrist Resume

Summary : As a Forensic Psychiatrist, responsible for diagnosing and treating psychiatric disorders, usually through medication. Duties included studying mood, personality and behavioral disorders, discussing symptoms with patients to determine a diagnosis and prescribing medication to correct chemical imbalances in the patients brain.

Skills : Excellent interpersonal and Communication skills.

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  1. Administered & monitored psycho-pharmacological, psychotherapeutic & other related treatments for each patient, provides individual & group treatment.
  2. Examined, diagnosed and treated or prescribe course of treatment for personnel suffering from emotional or mental illness, intellectual disabilities or situational maladjustment.
  3. Completion of a training program in psychiatry or residency in the U.S
  4. Examined, diagnosed, treated and/or refer assigned patient population.
  5. Maintained an appropriate and timely health record.
  6. Referred patients for specialty care services, lab, radiology, and any other ancillary services that are appropriate for the patients management and care.
  7. Reviewed all lab, radiology and ancillary services reports for patients under his/her care on a timely basis and makes treatment decisions in accordance with those reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Degree In Sociology

Forensic Psychiatrist Resume

Summary : As a Forensic Psychiatrist, worked closely with the legal system to determine the competency of defendants to stand trial, give expert witness testimony in court, help make recommendations for defense tactics and sentencing, help solve crimes, and treat mental illness in criminals.

Skills : Excellent knowledge of normal and abnormal developmental stages of children.

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Description :

  1. Evaluated patients by interviewing patients, family, and other persons.
  2. Developed treatment plans by determining the nature and extent of cognitive, emotional, developmental, social, and behavioral disorders.
  3. Treated patients by utilizing psychotherapeutic methods and medications.
  4. Assured quality and safe service for patients and staff by enforcing policies, procedures, standards, rules, Joint Commission for Accreditation of Health Care Organizations requirements, and legal regulations.
  5. Updated job knowledge by participating in continuing medical educational opportunities.
  6. Educated staff on best practices in the management of co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders.
  7. Proposed, developed, and implemented best practices in psychiatric care delivery under the direction of the Medical Director.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MD

Forensic Psychiatrist Resume

Headline : As a Forensic Psychiatrist, evaluated the mental health of individuals involved in crimes. Assessed their patients' mental health, diagnose and treat disorders and compile reports to provide to law enforcement officers and attorneys involved in their patients' cases.

Skills : Ability to manage time efficiently, Quick decision-making abilities.

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  1. Provided emergent Psychiatric evaluations and recommendations for the safest management options for clients.
  2. Performed Psychiatry Follow-Up Case Reviews using treating clinicians' progress reports and case management interviews.
  3. Provided psychiatric evaluation and medication management services.
  4. Offered psychiatric crisis evaluations and Provided brief psychotherapy as appropriate.
  5. Provided forensic assessment and recommendations to judges, courts, and other relevant parties.
  6. Provided psychiatric assessment, consultation, and treatment within Denver City and County jails. 
  7. Ensured the appropriate and regular review of a patients assessment and strategy. 
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
DO

Forensic Psychiatrist Resume

Objective : Forensic psychiatrists analyzed the data gathered during their observation to diagnose and treat their patients while determining how their mental health affected the crime. Evaluated their patients, forensic psychiatrists make recommendations to the court based on their findings.

Skills : Good interpersonal and organizational skills.

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  1. Reviewed Forensic Risk Assessments and other forensic consultations as requested by Forensic Mental Health Services at DMH inpatient facilities or in community settings.
  2. Provided expert testimony as requested by the court or DMH, in the role of expert witness and in conjunction with evaluations conducted as mentioned above for the purpose of providing assessment and evaluation concerning a client facing judicial proceedings.
  3. Provided support and oversight as assigned regarding psychiatric trainees and review and approval of necessary documentation of psychiatric training rotations within forensic services.
  4. Participated in the full range of forensic clinical consultative, supervision, training, community liaison, and academic research activities available within Forensic Services.
  5. Provided documentation in a chart of treatment every day.
  6. Made referrals by needs of patients, as indicated.
  7. Provided psychiatric services to a diverse patient population within an inpatient setting.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Degree In Pre-Med

Senior Forensic Psychiatrist Resume

Objective : Forensic Psychiatrists utilized technology more often, and need to be familiar with the latest technologies and how to use them effectively. This included learning how to use software for data management and communication.

Skills : Excellent understanding of various psychological principles.

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Description :

  1. Provided overnight or weekend call services as needed.
  2. Conducted on-site inspections of Department of Correction segregation units and Specified Houses of Correction Mental Health units as a surveyor on a DMH interdisciplinary team.
  3. Consulted on correctional facility matters as requested.
  4. Provided two days per week of mental health coverage in the Comprehensive HIV Center.
  5. Provided inpatient psychiatric consultations for three days as requested on the medical and surgical units.
  6. Taught residents doing psychiatric rotations, grand rounds, and other academic endeavors.
  7. Maintained a current working knowledge of developments, trends, policies, and procedures in the generic mental health treatment system and in the provision of substance use services to persons involved in the civil and criminal justice system via training offered by DMH Forensic Services, and through regular and required continuing education as necessary to maintain a current license and board certification.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Degree In Psychology

Junior Forensic Psychiatrist Resume

Objective : Forensic Psychiatrists, consulted with clients to determine potential mental health conditions, and they also conduct tests to see if there is a physical underlying problem contributing to the disorder. Diagnosed mental health conditions based on patient health history, discussions with the patient, and information provided by relatives and other health professionals.

Skills : Cultural competence, Ethical awareness, Adaptability, Continuing education.

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Description :

  1. Assessed and screened patients by conducting psychiatric evaluations, including interviews, medical histories, physical exams, observations, and psychological testing.
  2. Analyzed data and results of assessments to diagnose patients.
  3. Prescribed and administered medications according to diagnosis.
  4. Monitored patients to determine the efficacy and potential side effects of medications.
  5. Developed a treatment plan, measure progress against the plan, and make adjustments as needed.
  6. Provided clinical information in a clear and timely manner and Requested information and resources needed to provide care consistently.
  7. Completed all necessary clinical documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
D.O.

Associate Forensic Psychiatrist Resume

Objective : As an Associate Forensic Psychiatrist, communicated with additional mental and physical health professionals, such as physicians, psychologists, nurses, and social workers, to provide a seamless continuum of care. Discussed treatment protocols and diagnoses with patient caregivers, and advise as appropriate.

Skills : Report writing, Testifying in court, Interpersonal skills.

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Description :

  1. Assessed patients through interviews, observations, tests, and medical history reviews.
  2. Provided general psychiatric care throughout Behavioral Health Services, which includes inpatient, outpatient, medical, and emergency settings. 
  3. Developed comprehensive treatment plans and prescribed medication as needed.
  4. Consulted with other medical professionals and psychologists.
  5. Regularly followed up with the patient to check progress and adjust the treatment plan as needed.
  6. Thoroughly documented each patient's diagnosis, symptoms, medication, and treatment effectiveness.
  7. Provided patients with emotional support and strategies to help manage their disorder.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MD

Assistant Forensic Psychiatrist Resume

Objective : As an Assistant Forensic Psychiatrist, attended conferences, conduct research, publish articles in peer review journals, and engage in continuing education to remain aware of the latest innovations in the field. Observed the patient's behavior and made notes.

Skills : Medical knowledge, Assessment skills, and Communication skills.

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Description :

  1. Used a variety of methods to evaluate a patient, such as interviewing the patient, their family, or other persons. 
  2. Developed a treatment plan according to the needs of the patients needs and the extent of emotional, social, cognitive, developmental, or behavioral disorders. 
  3. Treated a patient using psychotherapeutic methods and medication, monitoring the effects of any medication and adjusting treatment where necessary. 
  4. Consulted with the patient's Primary Care Physician, Nurses, or other health care providers. 
  5. Wrote and maintained patient and clinical records, including the type of treatment and medication administered.
  6. Kept up-to-date with professional job knowledge by reading publications, attending educational conferences, or maintaining professional networks. 
  7. Dealt with the assessment and treatment of offenders in prisons, secure hospitals, and the community with mental health problems.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MD