5. CBLE Forensic Child

Forensic Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

1. A 13-year old boy is send to you for psychiatric assessment from the court who has killed his friend with the help of another friend. Observation report says that the boy is indifferent, sleeps well and takes food regularly.
a) How will you assess this case with the aim of sending court report? 10

2. Seven inmates of a Male Juvenile Correction Centre cut different parts of their bodies in a group grievously as a protest of enduring torture of the wardens. Two days back, an inmate cuts his wrist severely for the same reason. In response to request of support, your consultant asks you to visit the centre with a mental health team.
a) Prepare a checklist for assessing the harm.  5
b) Outline the immediate and ultimate plan of managing the condition. 5

3. A 15-yaer old girl has been sent from the court for psychiatric assessment who is a victim of rape three weeks back.
a) What are the areas you need to assess? 5
b) Mention the points of your opinion that you should provide in the report. 5

4. A 9-year old boy presents with multiple bruises, burns and old fracture in the right hand who refereed by GP for psychiatric evaluation. The child looks fearful, socially withdrawn but has frozen watchfulness.
a) What are the areas you need to assess? 5
b) Outline the contents of child protection referral.  5

5. A 15-year old girl who has been sent from the court for psychiatric assessment who is a victim of rape 3 weeks back.
a) Prepare a checklist of the areas you need to assess.  5
b) Mention the points of your opinion that you should provide in the report. 5

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