4 Hours | 4 CEs
This on-demand professional training program on AAFP: So, You Wanna Be a Board-Certified Forensic Psychologist, Huh? is presented by Lori Hauser, PhD, ABPP in partnership with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAFP).
This program prepares participants for board certification in forensic psychology. It begins by describing how the specialty of forensic psychology differs from other specialties and highlights the benefits of board certification. It walks participants through the application process in detail, using example examination questions, review templates, and scoring rubrics to reduce the mystique of the process. Common pitfalls encountered by candidates are explored and strategies for avoiding them are discussed. The salient texts, domains, and resources for preparing for board examination are highlighted, with specific emphasis on the relevant case law. Techniques for improving reports are highlighted to improve candidates’ overall work product and ability to defend it at orals.
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 at least three (3) benefits of acquiring board certification in forensic psychology
Describe the four (4) steps involved in board certification in forensic psychology and the parameters that govern each step
Describe at least one (1) common pitfall encountered by candidates at each step of the process and how to avoid it
Describe at least three (3) ways to create a more solid work product for the defense at orals
Lori L. Hauser, PhD, ABPP
Lori L. Hauser, Ph.D., ABPP, is a board-certified forensic psychologist employed at Whiting Forensic Hospital in Middletown, Connecticut. There, she oversees the competency restoration service and conducts forensic evaluations – competency, as well as general and sexual violence risk management – fo...
1. Program Introduction
2. Credential Review
3. Admission to Candidacy and Examination Process
4. Written Exam: Pop Quiz
5. Written Examination Overview
6. Practice Sample Review - Part 1
7. Practice Sample Review - Part 2
8. Oral Examination
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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.