Carol Holden '81, director of evaluation services at Michigan's Center for Forensic Psychiatry in Ann Arbor, evaluates criminal defendants who raise issues about their competency to stand trial, or their mental health at the time of the alleged offense. The center is tasked with performing all court-ordered evaluations of criminal defendants for the criminal courts throughout Michigan, and is also a 210-bed maximum-security treatment facility for individuals who have been found incompetent to stand trial or acquitted by reason of insanity.

Criminal forensic psychology, especially female and juvenile offenders; MMPI-2 in forensic settings; gender identity and socialization; racial/cultural issues in clinical assessment.

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