LIVE: Case Law Series: Competence to Stand Trial

August 25, 2022  |  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Presented By Bob Stinson, PsyD, JD, ABPP
Bob Stinson, PsyD, JD, ABPP

August 25, 2022
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pacific

4 Hours

This live program on Case Lae Series: Competence to Stand Trial is presented by Bob Stinson, PsyD, JD, ABPP in partnership with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAFP).

This program will review case law in the area of competence to stand trial and discuss its implications when it comes to completing competency to stand trial evaluations. All of the competence to stand trial landmark cases from the American Board of Forensic Psychology's (ABFP's) Suggested Reading List for Written and Oral Examinations will be reviewed. Additionally, relevant case law not included on the suggested reading list will also be reviewed.
Thus, this program will prove helpful to those developing expertise in the area of competence to stand trial, those considering board certification, and those with advanced knowledge in competency to stand trial evaluations who want a refresher on landmark cases and an update on recent rulings.

Intended Audience

This live program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals. (Intended Audience).

Experience Level

This live program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians. (Experience Level).

CE / CPD Credit

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Presented By

Bob Stinson, PsyD, JD, ABPP

Bob Stinson, Psy.D., J.D., LICDC-CS, ABPP, is a board-certified forensic psychologist, an attorney at law, and a licensed independent chemical dependency counselor – clinical supervisor. Dr. Stinson is listed in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. He is a Fellow of the A...

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

Describe the relationship between ethical forensic practice and knowledge of relevant case law

Identify at least 10 United States Supreme Court landmark cases in the area of competence to stand trial and state the holdings in each case

Identify at least 3 lower federal court landmark cases in the area of competence to stand trial and state the holdings in each case

Apply the learned case law to the practice of completing competency to stand trial evaluations

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

Have a sudden change of plans and are unable to attend live? No worries, you will be given access to the On Demand version of the program once available. Alternately, your registration can be migrated to another live event.

Event Conduct

Event Conduct

Please conduct yourself in a professional manner throughout the event. Our goal is to make this as interactive an experience as possible for all who attend. We reserve the right to remove any participants who are disruptive or who act unprofessionally.

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Program Partner

American Academy of Forensic Psychology

We are proud to partner with 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.

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