Stinkin’ Thinkin’ – Thought Disorders 5p
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· Do some research about these theories (CBT or REBT), and in a chart form, address the strengths and weaknesses of the theories when trying to understand, explain, and even predict criminal behaviors.
· Include the limitations or shortcomings of relying on the theories of CBT or REBT to build a defense for a criminal case involving violence.
· Discuss one or two possible assessment instruments or procedures that may support or negate the premises of these theories in explaining deviant behavior involving violence. For this part of the discussion, search the MMY to find specific assessment tools. Helpful hint: Search using keywords cognitive and emotive.