Self-Paced Professional Training
20 Hours | 20 CE's (CEU) | $500
Distance Learning Home Study Program
This self-paced online training program focuses on Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility/Insanity. This program will provide a comprehensive overview of evaluations of criminal responsibility (insanity; mental state at the time of the offense). Best practices will be described and the empirical basis for evaluation in this area will highlighted. Participants will be given an overview of the legal standards and context for criminal responsibility evaluations will be presented. The empirical research on criminal responsibility and insanity acquittees will be presented and best practices in preparing for these evaluations will be emphasized. Finally, data collection and the importance of third-party and corroborating data will be discussed.
Additionally, the evaluation process, including the interview and relevant testing, will be discussed with a focus on case formulation. Case conceptualization, data integration, formulation, report writing, expert testimony regarding insanity and criminal responsibility will be discussed.
The fee for this training program is $500 and includes all materials and readings. Participants should expect to commit approximately 20 hours to completing this training program. Throughout the training program there will be quizzes that must be passed with a 70% in order to advance in the course. Once the course is completed participants will complete a course evaluation and then will be able to print their certificate of completion.
This training program is relevant for professionals who want to develop skills in forensic evaluation, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other mental health professionals who intend to add evaluation of criminal responsibility (insanity) to their forensic practice. This training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.
Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility/Insanity
Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility/Insanity
Presented by: Dr. Ira Packer
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the best practices and the empirical basis for evaluation in this area
- Describe the legal standards for criminal responsibility
- Describe the context for criminal responsibility
- Describe the empirical research on criminal responsibility and insanity
- Describe data collection and importance of third-party and corroborating data
- Describe the evaluation process and case formulation
- Describe interviews and relevant testing
- Describe case conceptualization
- Describe data integration
- Describe formulation
- Describe report writing regarding insanity and criminal responsibility
20 Hours | 20 CE (CEU) Credits | $500
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About Dr. Ira Packer
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This training program is excellent for forensic mental health professionsal that want to add evaluation of criminal responsibility/insanity to their practice.
OverviewParticipants will learn about the legal standards and context for criminal responsibility evaluations
ResearchParticipants will learn about empirical research and case formulation. There will be a focus on interview and relevant testing
ConceptualizationParticipants will learn about case formulation, data integration, report writing, and expert testimony regarding insanity and criminal responsibility