3 hours | 3 CEs
This on-demand professional training program on Case Law - Criminal Responsibility is presented by Robert Cochrane, PsyD, ABPP in partnership with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAFP).
This program covers case law pertaining to criminal responsibility matters. Participants are provided case background, the legal issue, the court’s ruling, and the mental health implications for 13 landmark cases. This program is useful for practicing clinicians and those preparing for board certification.
This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals
This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.
Upon completion of this program you will be able to:
Describe three bases for cases being heard by the Supreme Court and two judicial philosophies.
Describe rulings in six criminal responsibility cases
Describe three criminal responsibility standards (cognitive, ALI, “product” test)
Robert Cochrane, Psy.D., ABPP
Dr. Cochrane is the Statewide Director of Forensic Services for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, where he oversees the planning and implementation of forensic services in North Carolina. He previously served as the training director for the North Carolina Department of Pub...
2. Criminal Responsibility
3. Commitment and Hospitalization
4. Diminished Capacity
5. Imposing/Rejecting the Defense
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American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAFP)
We are proud to partner with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAFP) for this training. AAFP is a non-profit organization of board-certified forensic psychologists whose mission is to contribute to the development and maintenance of forensic psychology as a specialized field of study, research, and practice. The Academy does this by providing high-quality continuing education workshops, providing a forum for the exchange of scientific information among its members, and conferring awards upon outstanding students and practitioners in the field of forensic psychology.