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Apr
30

Distinguished Contributions Award Winner Dr. Frederick on Multiple Measures of Malingering (Video)

Dr. Richard Frederick, winner of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology’s Distinguished Contributions Award, presented his address at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society in San Diego (March, 2015). Dr. Frederick’s award address is entitled, “Too Much Information: Problems when using Multiple Malingering Tests.” In this address, Dr. Frederick discusses the issues involved […]

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Apr
24

Common in Practice, Neglected in Research: The Impact of Dual CST and MSO Evaluations

With joint evaluations of CST and MSO, defendants are more likely to be deemed insane and less likely to be deemed incompetent. 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 […]

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Apr
17

Summer Training Institute offers in person workshops with Dr. Randy Salekin

Early Registration for Summer Training Institute is approaching fast. Secure your spot for in-person workshops with internationally recognized experts, prolific authors, and engaging presenters. Here are highlights of the two workshops presented by Dr. Randy Salekin. For more information on available workshops and social events during the week visit, Summer Training Institute. We hope to […]

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Apr
10

Examining the Complex Relationships Among Mental Illness, Criminal Risk, Recidivism and Parole Release Status

Serious mental illness exhibits a significant indirect effect with recidivism when considering its relationship with actuarially assessed risk. 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 translation of this research into practice. Featured Article | […]

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Apr
03

Summer Training Institute offers in person workshops at John Jay College of Criminal Justice

What plans do you have for this summer? We hope you plan to come to the Summer Training Institute for in person workshops at John Jay College this June! The instructors are internationally recognized experts, prolific authors, and engaging presenters. Below are highlights of two of the programs offered during Summer Institute on Juvenile Competency […]

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Mar
27

Juveniles’ Probation Noncompliance Predicted by Race, Substance Use, and Prior Violations

High rates of probation noncompliance suggest that alternative dispositions may be required for youth with substance-related problems and prior noncompliance. 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 translation of this research into practice. Featured […]

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Mar
20

Summer Training Institute offers workshops on Psychopathy and Malingering

Join us at Summer Training Institute for in person workshops at John Jay College this June. The presenters are internationally recognized experts, prolific authors, and engaging presenters. Here are highlights of two of the programs offered during Summer Institute on Psychopathy and Malingering. For more information on all the workshops available visit the information page, […]

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Mar
13

Adversarial Allegiance Appears Evident in Static-99R Score Reporting and Interpretation

Adversarial Allegiance Appears Evident in Static-99R Score Reporting and Interpretation Static-99R score reporting and interpretation styles appear to provide evidence of adversarial allegiance on the part of forensic evaluators. 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 […]

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Mar
06

Join us for Summer Training Institute

Join us for Summer Training Institute at John Jay College, June 1st -5th. You will engage in in-person workshops with internationally recognized experts, prolific authors, and engaging presenters.  Below are highlights of two workshops that will be offered during Summer Training Institute. The 5 day Foundations of Violence Risk Assessment workshop goes from June 1st […]

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Feb
27

More Research Needed on Stigmas Faced by Forensic Psychiatric Patients

Forensic psychiatric patients face three stigmas—mental illness, race, and criminal history—and there is a dearth of research focusing on these areas. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in International Journal of Forensic Mental Health. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research into […]

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Feb
25

3 days until our Spring Training Sessions begin! Enroll now!

Our March 1st Our Spring Training deadline is approaching. The sessions provide the opportunity to be trained by and receive consultation from some of the leading experts in the field; Drs Kevin Hart, Stephen Douglas and Patricia Zapf. Each session comes with 10 hours (1 hour/week) of consultation. About the Training Spring Training Sessions are […]

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Feb
20

Register Now for AP-LS Within-Conference CEs

Registration is now open for within-conference Continuing Education Credits at the AP-LS annual meeting in San Diego. CONCEPT is pleased to offer Continuing Education credits for some of the sessions at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS). We do this as a service to our profession as many of our colleagues appreciate […]

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