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Oct
28

SIRS-2 Not as Useful as SIRS for Identifying Feigned Psychopathology

Although the SIRS-2 contains scales that are more specific and practical for identifying feigning and non-feigning profiles, it is not as useful as the SIRS for identifying feigned psychopathology in forensic clients. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Law and Human Behavior. Below is a summary of the research and […]

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Oct
21

Negligence Judgments by Judges Biased by Hindsight

Negligence judgments by judges were biased by hindsight. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research into practice. Featured Article | Psychology, Public Policy, and Law | 2016, Vol. 22, […]

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IAFMHS 2017 Conference | Call for Submissions

IAFMHS 2017 Conference Call for Submissions   IAFMHS is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the 2017 Conference, taking place June 13-15, 2017 at the beautiful Le Méridien Lav in Split, Croatia. The theme of this year’s conference is Forensic Mental Health Across Borders:  Challenges in a Changing World. The submission portal is scheduled […]

By Amber Watkins | Conferences . Professional Training
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Oct
14

Outpatient Competency Restoration Shows Promising Outcomes

Outpatient competency restoration programs (OCRP’s) demonstrate high competency restoration rates, low program failure rates, and financial savings for state institutions. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research into practice. […]

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Oct
07

Time Sensitive Dynamic Risk Factors May Help Predict Adverse Outcomes When Releasing Forensic Patients Into The Community

Dynamic risk factors, measured over several points in time, may help to predict risks of violence and hospital readmission for forensic patients being released into the community. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Law and Human Behavior. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a […]

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Sep
30

California Division of Workers’ Compensation

Designated courses are accredited by the California Division of Workers’ Compensation for 12 hours of Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) continuing education credits in report writing required to become a QME. COAProvider #18.

By Cameron Moyer | Board Approvals
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Sep
30

California Licensed Educational Psychologist (School Psychologists)

The CA BBS accepts APA approved courses for the LEP continuing education. Therefore, CONCEPT is able to provide CE’s (CEU’s) for LEP’s (School Psychologists).

By Cameron Moyer | Board Approvals
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Sep
30

California Social Workers

CE Requirements for Social Workers in California: 36 hours every 2 years. You can take all of your continuing education from CONCEPT. All 36 hours can be home study because the post-test is submitted electronically. As of January 1, 2015, the CA BBS will no longer issue continuing education providers CA BBS provider numbers. Instead, […]

By Cameron Moyer | Board Approvals
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Sep
30

California Counselors

Licensees must complete 36 hours of continuing education within the preceding two years of their license renewal date. Licensees renewing for the first time only need to complete a minimum of 18 hours of continuing education by the expiration date of the license. The California Board accepts continuing education courses from ASWB CE and NBCC […]

By Cameron Moyer | Board Approvals
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Sep
30

California Marriage and Family Therapists

As of January 1, 2015, the CA BBS will no longer issue continuing education providers CA BBS provider numbers. Instead, the board will accept continuing education courses from a provider who has been approved or registered by a board recognized approval agency. ASWB is a board recognized approval agency and CONCEPT is an approved provider […]

By Cameron Moyer | Board Approvals
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Sep
30

Are forensic judgments susceptible to biases derived from social stereotypes?

Criminal stereotypes are a potential source of bias in forensic evidence analysis and suggest that suspects who fit criminal stereotypes may be disadvantaged over the course of the criminal justice process. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Law and Human Behavior. Below is a summary of the research and findings […]

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Sep
29

Judicial Council of California

CONCEPT has two courses that are approved by the Judicial Council of California that qualifies for continuing education credit.   Self-Paced Course: Evaluation For Child Custody Pursuant to California Rules of Court, rules 5.225(d)(1)-(21), the outline or agenda submitted satisfies the requirements of the rule for 20 hours toward initial 40 hours Evaluator training, and annual 8 hours of Evaluator continuing […]

By Cameron Moyer | Board Approvals
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