Professional Training

Feb
28

How a Certificate in Forensic Evaluation Can Help Enhance Your Career

As the broader forensic science and criminal law sectors continue to grow, recent graduates and industry veterans alike are looking for new ways to advance their careers. Along with the required college education, many of the nation’s most sought-after careers in forensic science and psychology require additional certification. If you’re looking to enhance your career, […]

By newamandaB | Professional Training
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Jan
14

Online Courses: Four Ways to Stay Focused

One of the advantages that professionals appreciate most about the way technology is changing the educational landscape is the wide availability of online courses. Online courses work with your schedule, and you don’t even have to leave your house to attend classes. However, it can be easy to get distracted and lose focus in a […]

By newamandaB | Professional Training
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Dec
16

Why More Employers Are Looking for Candidates With Certifications and Specialized Skills

There are many challenges for those trying to secure a job. Employers are not only looking for candidates with apt emotional intelligence and soft skills but also technical skills and experience. Candidates with certifications and specialized training may stand out amongst the competition. Here’s why. Prove Ability and Investment Employers want to know that a […]

By Katie Whittington (Search Influence) | Professional Training
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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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Feb
29

Last Call for Early Registration for Spring Training. Register now!

Our Spring Training Sessions begin next month. These sessions provide the opportunity to be trained by and receive consultation from some of the leading experts in the field. These courses are intended for clinicians or mental health professionals interested or focused on expert evaluation, testimony, public defenders, mental health staff, victim support staff and more. […]

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Feb
18

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

Our Spring Training Session on the Evaluation of Risk for Violence using the HCR-20-V3 presented by Dr. Kevin Douglas and Dr. Stephen Hart will soon be under way! We limit the number of participants in each Spring Training session to ensure that you have the opportunity to engage in meaningful interaction with Drs. Douglas and […]

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AP-LS Conference 2016

 American Psychology-Law Society Conference 2016 The American Psychology-Law Society Annual Meeting will be March 10-12 in Atlanta, Georgia at the Westin Peachtree Plaza. 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 […]

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Feb
12

Join us for Spring Training this March

Our Spring Training Sessions begin soon. These sessions provide the opportunity to be trained by and receive consultation from some of the leading experts in the field. These courses are intended for mental health or criminal justice professionals interested or focused on expert evaluation or testimony, including public defenders, mental health staff, victim support staff […]

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Feb
03

Register Now for AP-LS 2016 Within-Conference CEs

Registration is now open for within-conference CE Credits at the AP-LS annual meeting in Atlanta 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 the ability […]

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Jan
13

Early Registration Ends January 31st for 2016 American Psychology-Law Society Conference

2016 American Psychology-Law Society Conference The Westin Peachtree Plaza 210 Peachtree ST. NW Atlanta, GA March 10-12, 2016   The preliminary 2016 AP-LS conference schedule is now available here:  http://ap-ls.wildapricot.org/AP-LS-Conference-2016 As a reminder, Early Bird Registration ends January, 31, 2016, register now to save on registration fees.  Please register online via the American Psychology-Law Society […]

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Nov
13

Last Call: Proposals for IAFMHS Due Monday November 16th

International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services (IAFMHS) Keeping Abreast of Changing Times: Education, Training, & Practice to Enhance Forensic Mental Health New York City June 21st – 23rd, 2016 Pre- and Post-Conference Workshops June 20th & 24th Proposal Submission Deadline: MONDAY November 16th, 2015 Submit at: www.iafmhs.org   Featured Keynote Speakers     Itiel […]

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Oct
14

Psychological Assessments for Aboriginal Offenders may be Culturally Biased

The Correctional Service of Canada faces an order to stop using key psychological risk assessments on aboriginal offenders because they may be culturally biased. In a 37-page decision, Federal Court of Canada Judge Michael Phelan said he will hold off for 30 days to give the government time to make submissions on how to establish […]

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