Forensic Mental Health Assessment

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 […]

DETAIL
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 […]

DETAIL
Feb
18

Receive Training & Consultation on Best Practices in Competence to Stand Trial from Dr. Patricia Zapf: Register Now!

Best Practices in the Evaluation of Competence to Stand Trial Dr. Patricia Zapf March 1 – May 9, 2015 30 hours over 10 weeks (includes 10 hours of consultation)   One of the primary foundations of criminal law is that all defendants have a right to a fair trial. Towards this end, upwards of 60,000 […]

DETAIL
Feb
06

Receive Training & Consultation on Best Practices in Competence to Stand Trial from Dr. Patricia Zapf

Best Practices in the Evaluation of Competence to Stand Trial Dr. Patricia Zapf March 1 – May 9, 2015 | 10 weeks | 30 hours   One of the primary foundations of criminal law is that all defendants have a right to a fair trial. Towards this end, upwards of 60,000 evaluations of competency to […]

DETAIL
Feb
04

AP-LS Pre-Conference Workshops 2015

On Wednesday March 18th the American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS; Division 41, American Psychological Association) will be holding a day of pre-conference CE workshops at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego and we would love for you to join us. A total of 4 full-day and 2 half-day workshops will be presented by experts in the […]

DETAIL
Feb
04

Are you missing TODAY’S Webinar?

  Today kicked off our Wednesday Webinar Series. Are you missing today’s HCR-20-V3 live Webinar with Dr. Kevin Douglas? Great news, there is more to come! Check out a list of our upcoming LIVE webinars!   Webinar Sessions Session 1: 9:00 am – Noon (PST, USA) / Noon – 3:00 pm (EST, USA) / 5:00 […]

DETAIL
Jan
28

AP-LS Conference 2015

 AP-LS Conference 2015 The American Psychology-Law Society Annual Meeting will be March 19-21 in San Diego, California at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter. The meeting provides an invigorating glimpse of new developments in research, law and policy across a broad array of topics such as: forensic assessment, children and the law, jury decision-making, victims and trauma. […]

DETAIL
Jan
26

2015 Psychology-Law Conference Dates

As you start planning for the rest of 2015, here are some psychology & law conferences that we thought you might like to attend. Click each date for more details about the events. Hope to see you at these events!   American Psychology-Law Society | San Diego March 19th – 21st | Pre-conference workshops on […]

DETAIL
Jan
23

Receive Training & Consultation on the HCR-20-V3 from Dr. Kevin Douglas & Dr. Stephen Hart

Spring Training Sessions offer a unique opportunity to be trained by and receive consultation from some of the field’s leading experts. This Spring, we are pleased to offer 2 Spring Training Sessions: Evaluation of Risk for Violence using the HCR-20-V3 with Dr. Kevin Douglas and Dr. Stephen Hart; and Best Practices in the Evaluation of […]

DETAIL
Jan
21

Live Wednesday Webinar Series 2015

Beginning February 4th we will host a monthly 3-hour Live Webinar on various topics relevant to forensic mental health assessment. Presenters are lead authors or experts in the field and space in each Webinar is limited to ensure that participants have the opportunity to interact with the presenter and ask questions. We hope you can […]

DETAIL
Dec
19

Psychopathic Personality Misunderstood by Potential Jury Members

Jury members misunderstand certain aspects of psychopathic personality, appearing to believe that psychopathy is characterized by psychotic symptoms. 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 | […]

DETAIL
Dec
12

New Release: Forensic Evaluation and Treatment of Juveniles

The American Psychological Association has recently released a new book by Randy Salekin that examines relevant issues in the forensic evaluation and treatment of juveniles. Forensic Evaluation and Treatment of Juveniles: Innovation and Best Practice Psychologists have always played a key role in determining how the juvenile justice system assesses and treats young offenders. Recent […]

DETAIL