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Forensic Training Academy
Presents:

Summer Training Institute 2017

@ John Jay College of Criminal Justice


New York City
June 5th - 9th, 2017
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Training Institute | June 5-9 2017 | NYC

Join us for our Summer Training Institute to be held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in midtown Manhattan. Summer Training Institute is 5 days of mix-and-match workshops presented by internationally recognized experts in forensic mental health.

Build your practice and expand your skill set with professional training by: Drs. David DeMatteo, John F. Edens, William Foote, David Martindale, and
Martin Sellbom.


Select from 1- and 2- workshops to meet your practice needs. This 5 day professional training opportunity is perfect for forensic mental health professionals, legal professionals, law enforcement & correctional professionals, forensic evaluators, and those wishing to add forensic evaluation to their clinical practice.
 

  • Professional training by internationally recognized experts in forensic mental health
  • Evidence-based best practices, relevant research outcomes, clinical applications
  • Build the knowledge, skill set, & expertise to take your practice to the next level
  • Student discount of 50% available after May 15
  • Lunch and am/pm refreshments included

Professional Training with a Great Vibe 

What could be better? Spending a few days in NYC in June, attending training sessions to develop your skills and build your practice by day, and hanging out with new friends and colleagues by night taking in all the City has to offer. Aside from the best professional training sessions you've ever attended, Summer Training Institute is the perfect way to enjoy a great city, at a great time of year, and meet friends and colleagues with similar interests.

On select evenings we plan to hang out at a location that is close (or easily accessible) to the College and would love for you to join us! No pressure. We'll let you know where we're planning to be and you drop by if you like. Invest in your professional development and  enjoy a few days in an exciting city.

Why not take a few days to come to NYC this June and hang out with us?

  • John Jay College is conveniently located in midtown Manhattan, blocks from Central Park, Columbus Circle, Times Square and easily accessible by subway
  • Enjoy spectacular hotel rates at a great time of year in NYC
  • Join us in the evenings to socialize, meet new friends, and enjoy the best the City has to offer


Our Instructors

Our instructors are internationally recognized experts, prolific authors, and engaging presenters. They have extensive research backgrounds and are engaged in forensic evaluation research and clinical practice. They are the "expert" experts. Each instructor relies on evidence-based best practices and relevant research outcomes to form the basis for the training and then highlights the clinical applications of the research evidence. Case studies and clinical examples illustrate forensic evaluation the concepts and their application.

Increase your knowledge, skill set, and level of expertise by receiving professional training by the field's top experts.


Take your forensic practice to the next level! 

Visit
Our Instructors page (or the workshop page) for more information on our instructors.

 



Workshop Information

For more information or to register, click the program icon

2-Day In-Person Workshop
June 5-6, 2017

Interviewing, Report Writing, and Testifying in Child Custody Cases

Presented by: Dr. David Martindale

Upon completion of this workshop the trainee will be able to:

  • Describe the distinctions between clinical and forensic interviewing
  • Describe at least three biases that must be considered while conducting interviews
  • Describe the key elements of child forensic interviewing
  • Identify the factors to be considered regarding inclusion of diagnoses
  • Describe different types of forensic reports
  • Describe the elements of admissible expert testimony
  • Describe the distinction between personal opinions and expert opinions
  • Describe at least 3 elements of effective testimony on direct examination
  • Describe at least 3 elements of ineffective testimony on direct examination

14 Hours | 14 CE Credits | $600 | $500 Early Registration available until May 15

2-Day In-Person Workshop
June 5-6, 2017

Forensic & Correctional Applications of the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI)

Presented by: Dr. John Edens

Upon completion of this workshop the trainee will be able to:

  • Describe the basic design and structure of the PAI
  • Describe general interpretive strategies and guidelines for the PAI
  • Describe the primary PAI scales and indices used to evaluate response style
  • Describe interpretive strategies for the detection of various forms of response distortion on the PAI
  • Identify the primary PAI profile characteristics useful for risk assessment 
  • Summarize evidence concerning the utility of the PAI in identifying those at increased risk for recidivism and institutional misconduct
  • Identify the primary PAI indicators that reflect treatment needs of examinees
  • Describe the utility of the PAI in identifying psychopathology and personality pathology in criminal populations
  • Identify the primary PAI indicators that provide data regarding treatment responsiveness 
  • Describe the limitations of the PAI with respect to evaluating diverse populations 
  • Describe issues concerning the uses and admissibility of the PAI in relation to legal cases
  • Describe specialized interpretive reports developed specifically for the PAI
  • Defend the admissibility of testimony based on the PAI 

14 Hours | 14 CE Credits | $600 | $500 Early Registration available until May 15

1-Day In-Person Workshop
June 7, 2017

Evidence for Forensic Mental Health Professionals

Presented by: Dr. David DeMatteo

Upon completion of this workshop the trainee will be able to:

  • Describe the admissibility standards for expert evidence articulated by the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Describe the federal rules of evidence that govern the recognition of experts and admissibility of expert evidence
  • Describe the bases of expert testimony
  • Describe how expert evidence is affected by the rule against hearsay
  • Describe several ethical and professional issues associated with the provision of expert evidence by psychologists in legal proceedings
  • Describe how to collect data and present data in a manner that is consistent with best practices and likely to withstand admissibility challenges
  • Describe how to engage in forensic practice in a manner that recognizes the diversity of the examinees and attorneys with whom psychologists work               

7 Hours | 7 CE Credits | $300 | $250 Early Registration available until May 15

2-Day In-Person Workshop
June 8-9, 2017

Psychological Evaluation in Personal Injury And Civil Rights Cases

Presented by: Dr. William Foote

Upon completion of this workshop the trainee will be able to:

  • Describe the development of tort and civil rights law
  • Describe the current status of tort and civil rights law
  • Describe how psychological injuries occur in personal injury and civil rights cases
  • Describe the research in sexual harrassment
  • Describe the research in sexual assault
  • Describe a 5 stage model for evaluating plaintiffs
  • Describe how to assess PTSD in civil contexts
  • Describe assessment measures to determine exaggeration or malingering

14 Hours | 14 CE Credits | $600 | $500 Early Registration available until May 15

2-Day In-Person Workshop
June 8-9, 2017

Personality Assessment in Forensic Evaluation using the MMPI-2-RF

Presented by: Dr. Martin Sellbom

Upon completion of this workshop the trainee will be able to:

  • Describe the role of personality assessment in forensic psychological assessment
  • Describe the strengths in the use of multi-scale personality inventories in forensic psychological evaluations
  • Describe the challenges in the use of multi-scale personality inventories in forensic psychological evaluations
  • Describe the 338-item MMPI-2 Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF)
  • Describe the rationale used to develop the MMPI-2-RF
  • Describe the methods used to develop the MMPI-2-RF
  • Describe how to administer the MMPI-2-RF
  • Describe how to score the MMPI-2-RF
  • Describe how to interpret the MMPI-2-RF
  • Describe the psychometric functioning of MMPI-2-RF scales in forensic settings
  • Describe interpretive recommendations
  • Describe applications of the MMPI-2-RF in criminal forensic evaluations (e.g., competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, risk assessment)
  • Describe applications of MMPI-2-RF in civil forensic evaluations (e.g., parental capacity, child custody, personal injury)
  • Describe topics of importance in forensic evaluations from an MMPI-2-RF perspective, including assessment of malingering, defensiveness, and psychopathy
  • Describe the admissibility of MMPI-2-RF-based opinions in court

14 Hours | 14 CE Credits | $600 | $500 Early Registration available until May 15

2-Day In-Person Workshop
June 7-8, 2017

Interviewing Skills and Violence Risk Assessment and Management

Presented by: Dr. Kelly Watt

  • Describe the purpose of violence risk assessment and management interviews
  • Describe the objectives of violence risk assessment and management interviews
  • Identify participants for violence risk assessment and management interviews
  • Describe ho to determine timing of violence risk assessment and management interviews
  • Describe how to determine location of violence risk assessment and management interviews
  • Discuss the  process of violence risk assessment and management interviews
  • Describe the underlying assumptions and theory of violence risk assessment and management interviews
  • Describe the preparation and structure of a violence risk assessment and management interviews
  • Describe core components of obtaining consent for violence risk assessment and management interviews
  • Describe core components of establishing rapport for violence risk assessment and management interviews
  • Describe options related to recording violence risk assessment and management interviews
  • Describe possible reactions to violence risk assessment and management interviews
  • Describe the relevance and importance of mental disorder, violent thoughts, and malingering when conducting a violence risk assessment and management interview
  • Describe assessment tactics and management tactics for mental disorder, violent thoughts, and malingering when conducting violence risk assessment and management interviews

14 Hours | 14 CE Credits | $600 | $500 Early Registration available until May 15


Are you a Training Director or Interested in Group Registration for 5 or more?
Please complete the form below and we will contact you to initiate the process.

Group Registration


Workshop Schedule

Make the most out of Summer Training Institute with multiple workshop offerings
Here are some possible tracks you can take:

Interviewing/Report Writing/Testifying in Child Custody Cases + Evidence for Forensic Mental Health Professionals + MMPI-2-RF
Interviewing/Report Writing/Testifying in Child Custody Cases + Evidence for Forensic Mental Health Professionals + Personal Injury/Civil Rights Cases
PAI + Evidence for Forensic Mental Health Professionals + MMPI-2-RF
PAI + Evidence for Forensic Mental Health Professionals + Personal Injury and Civil Rights Cases


Interviewing/Report Writing/Testifying in Child Custody Cases + Evidence for Forensic Mental Health Professionals
Evidence for Forensic Mental Health Professionals + MMPI-2-RF
PAI + Evidence for Forensic Mental Health Professionals
Evidence for Forensic Mental Health Professionals + Personal Injury/Civil Rights Cases

 



CONCEPT is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CONCEPT maintains responsibility for its programs and their content.

Consolidated Continuing Education and Professional Training, LLC(ConCEPT), SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0356.

For in-person workshops we offer a 50% refund up until 2 weeks out from the start date of each workshop. There are no refunds within 2 weeks but will accommodate with access to the online program.​

If you would like to file a grievance, please go to www.ConCEPT-ce.com and read our Grievance Policy. Then, you can file a grievance on our Contact page.

You may also send a written grievance to:

Consolidated Continuing Education & Professional Training (CONCEPT)                               
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Forensic Training Academy @ John Jay College

The Forensic Training Academy at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is Directed by Dr. Patricia Zapf. In addition to offering in-person world-class professional training, the Forensic Training Academy provides the opportunity for students to build research around training programs.

Our Summer Training Institute is offered in partnership with: Consolidated Continuing Education and Professional Training (CONCEPT), which provides curriculum development and CE credit for this training event, and John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Summer Training Institute provides an opportunity to receive premium professional training by the field's top experts at the world's most well-known College of Criminal Justice. All in NYC!

Student discount of 50% available after May 15

Each training program offered by the Forensic Training Academy is eligible for Continuing Education (CE) credit through Consolidated Continuing Education and Professional Training (CONCEPT).

Board Approvals: APA, CPA, NBCC, ASWB, NY State Social workers, NYS Mental Health Counselors. Click here for state and other regional board approvals.

 




Summer Training Institute @ John Jay College of Criminal Justice

 Event Information

STI Location
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
524 W. 59th Street
New York City, NY 10019 USA
 
Lunch will be provided daily for each participant
 
Hotel
The Watson (formerly Holiday Inn Midtown – W. 57th Street)
Rate: $235/night (includes wireless internet access)
 
To secure your reservation, please contact the hotel by phone at 212.581.8100 or 800.231.0405 or online at www.hi57.com.
                                   
 
 
Social Events
On select nights during the week we will hold social events close to campus. Information will be e-mailed out to registered participants & each night, we'll let you know where we're hangin'.
 
 
 
Hotel Address
440 West 57th Street
New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number: 212-581-8100
Fax Number: 212-581-7739