Design an appropriate fitness-for-duty assessment for the negotiator, which will be submitted to your client and the police department. The plan should, at a minimum, include the following:

Design an appropriate fitness-for-duty assessment for the negotiator, which will be submitted to your client and the police department. The plan should, at a minimum, include the following:

Paperwork: You should review before you commence your evaluation. Remember that you may want to consider who is making the referral and why.

Psychometric instruments and a justification for using them.

Clinical semistructured interview questions that are sensitive to issues of culture and ethics. Consider developing rapport with the officer before you lead into the sensitive questions pertaining to the referral.

Effects of symptoms of depression and anxiety on an officer’s ability to perform his or her duties.

Any treatment, if recommended, for symptoms of depression and anxiety in a law enforcement officer.

Create a clinical fitness-for-duty written evaluation outline. Include aspects of cultural and ethical standards, valid and reliable instruments, and the recommendations of your evaluation, including, but not limited to, treatment recommendations and firearm retention.