Forensic Mental Health Assessment

Sep
11

Michael Perlin’s Keynote Address on International Disability Law

Professor Michael Perlin presents the keynote address on International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law at the 2014 International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services. This content is provided in partnership with the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services (IAFMHS). Click these links for more information on IAFMHS or to become a member. IAFMHS Keynote […]

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Jul
17

Join us for a FREE webinar on the LSI-R:SV

Tuesday | August 25th, 2015 | 1:00pm (Eastern) 1 Hour (1 CE) | FREE Learn how to quickly prioritize high-risk offenders with the 8 highest prediction questions from one of the most widely used and best validated risk/needs assessment, the LSI-R.  Offender management is a critical task necessary to protect the general public from crime and harm, […]

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Jul
03

Upcoming Psychology-Law Conference Dates

International Conference on Psychology & Law | Nuremberg, Germany August 4– 7, 2015 Sponsored by the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL), the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (ANZAPPL), and the American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS) in coorperation with the Psychology & Law Division of the German Psychological Society. The […]

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Jun
26

Mental Illness not a Reliable Predictor of Sex Offender Recidivism

Presence of mental illness is less related to risk and needs but is an important factor for treatment responsivity among sexual offenders. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in the International Journal of Forensic Mental Health. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of […]

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May
08

Abuse History Used as an Aggravating Factor in Support for Juvenile Sex Offender Registration

Perceptions of abuse history mitigate support for juvenile sex offender registration in the abstract, yet are viewed as aggravating factors when considering both severe and less severe specific cases. 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 […]

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May
01

Final call for Early Registration for Summer Training Institute!

Today is the LAST day for early registration for Summer Training Institute at John Jay College!  Secure your spot with internationally recognized experts, prolific authors, and engaging presenters. Below are highlights of the two workshops offered by Dr. Randy Otto on Expert Testimony and Report Writing. For more information on all the workshops being offered […]

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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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