Forensic counseling services can vary widely depending on the circumstances of each client. For example, in some cases, forensic mental health services are for people who have mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders and could be, are, or have been a risk of some kind to other people. This risk can be linked to their disorders. These forensic mental health clients, juvenile, and adult are usually referred for services through community agencies. This includes police, courts, adult and juvenile probation, and prison. Forensic mental health professionals in criminal cases have specialized training that helps them offer evidence-based practices as well as therapeutic strategies shown to be successful with treating and improving the lives of the individuals, most of whom have committed one or more criminal offenses. The treatment offered usually focuses on an individual’s offending behavior as well as their mental health and/or behavioral problems. The overarching goal is to reduce the risk of re-offending and/or work toward rehabilitation and recovery.
Forensic Counseling Service include:
- Risk Assessments
- Testing (Evaluations)
- Expert Testimony and/or
- Specialized Treatment Services to individuals involved with criminal justice or civil court systems.
All of the forensic counseling services at Bevill and Associates are under the direction of our Program Director, Al Bevill, LPC, NCC, CCFC, CCSOTS. Al is a National Certified Counselor through the National Certified Counselor Board, a Clinically Certified Forensic Counselor through the National Association of Forensic Counselors and Certified Clinical Sex Offender Treatment Specialist through the National Association of Forensic Counselors He is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, American Counseling Association, The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health
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Bevill and Associates LLC is located in Birmingham, AL (on Valleydale Rd between I65 and Hwy. 280). Please click here for our full address and a map to our location. We are currently accepting new clients and warmly welcome self-referrals and referrals from physicians and other professionals.
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