Fitness for duty evaluations
At times, employees are unable to effectively perform essential functions of their position due to the onset or worsening of a psychological condition. Even with rigorous application and screening procedures, experienced employees can exhibit significant difficulties in carrying out their job duties. Problematic behaviors that often lead to fitness for duty evaluations include excessive/unusual absences or sick time abuse, suspected drug or alcohol abuse, expressions of inappropriate anger, or not following policies or procedures.
Employers request fitness for duty evaluations when an employee displays behaviors suggesting a possible psychological condition that impairs the employee’s ability to safely and effectively carry out essential job functions. It is also possible to assess whether an employee is a direct threat to him or herself, or others. A fitness for duty evaluation applies multiple sources of information to provide appropriate conclusions and recommendations.
An assessment of fitness for duty can be completed with public health officials or professionals such as healthcare professionals, corporate executives, attorneys, and academic faculty.
Why Choose Atas Psychological Services, LLC
What To Expect
Fitness for Duty Evaluations in Atlanta, Metro Atlanta, and Georgia
Atlas Psychological Services, LLC is based in Atlanta, Georgia. Our forensic psychologists provides forensic psychological evaluations in federal and state courts. Evaluations include state and federal mitigation evaluations in Atlanta and Metro Atlanta including such counties as Fulton, DeKalb, Cobb, Gwinnett, Clayton, Forsyth, Cherokee, and others. On a case by case basis, teleassessments or online forensic psychological evaluations are possible. He has extensive training and experience in forensic psychology and has taught and supervised in the area of forensic mental health assessment. Dr. Shah and Dr. Hill have testified as an expert witness in multiple jurisdictions.
You can use the form below to contact us and find out more about fitness for duty evaluations.