Foreword - Hans TochPART ONE: PARRICIDE: FACTS AND ISSUESThe Phenomenon of ParricideChild Maltreatment and ParricideWhich Youths KillYouths at RiskLegal and Psychological IssuesPART TWO: CASE STUDIESAssessment and Its ImplicationsPeter JonesScott AndersPatty SmithPART THREE: IMPLICATIONS, PRACTICAL SUGGESTIONS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONSIntervention after the Tragedy - with Don McCann and Eldra SolomonSociety's Role
Dr. Heide is a Full Professor in the Department of Criminology at the University of South Florida, Tampa and is an internationally recognized consultant on adolescent homicide and family violence. She is a licensed mental health counselor in the State of Florida and has been court-appointed as an expert in Florida Circuit Courts in homicide, sexual battery, juvenile, and family matters. Dr. Heide's publication record includes more than 100 publications and presentations in the areas of adolescent homicide, family violence, personality assessment, and juvenile justice, along with two books - Why Kids Kill Parents (1992) and Young Killers (1999). She received her B.A. from Vassar College in Psychology and her M.A. and Ph.D in Criminal Justice from the State University of New York at Albany.