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CONCEPT Professional Training Presents:

WEDNESDAY WEBINAR SERIES

2017


Live 1-Hour* Webinars

Wednesday Webinar Series 2017

10a - 11a (Pacific) | 11a - 12p (Mountain) | 12p - 1p (Central) | 1p - 2p (Eastern)

 

Join CONCEPT for the 2017 Wednesday Webinar Series!  Each month we offer a LIVE 1 hour webinar on critical or challenging topics relevant to forensic mental health.  These webinars focus in depth on a challenging or critical issue and present a summary of the recent research and empircal evidence related to the issue as well as relevant clinical strategies for dealing with the issue. Each webinar will be 60 minutes and allow for questions or discussion. If you are interested but unable to attend the live webinar, please go ahead and register and we will send you access to the recorded version the next day.                                                                                         

  • Informative Webinars on topics requested by our trainees
  • Topics that focus on critical or challening clinical issues
  • Instruction from internationally recognized experts
  • Opportunity to interact with and ask questions of presenters


Earn 1 Continuing Education Hour from APA, CPA, NBCC, ASWB, New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work, New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Counselors, Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners and Counselors.

*A couple of our FREE webinars are 90-min in length



Webinar Information

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Wednesday
February 22nd

Violent Thoughts

Presented by: Dr. Kelly Watt

  • Describe one of the primary warning signs for violence risk
  • Describe the nature of violent thoughts
  • Describe the implications of violent thoughts
  • Discuss structure for evaluating violent thoughts

1 Hour | 1 CE Credit (CEU) | $100

Wednesday
March 22nd

Risk Formulation

Presented by: Dr. Kelly Watt

  • Describe one of core steps in Structured Professional Judgment
  • Discuss the nature and implications of formulation
  • Describe formulation for understanding perpetration of past violence
  • Describe motivators, disinhibitors and destabilizers for past violence

1 Hour | 1 CE Credit (CEU) | $100

Wednesday
April 19th

Scenario Planning

Presented by Dr. Stephen Hart

  • Describe risk factors commonly associated with lethal or near-lethal violence
  • Describe existing risk assessment tools that can be used for assessing lethality
  • Describe a model of lethality assessment that can be applied to diverse violent offenders
  • Describe methods for reducing or preventing lethal violence

1 Hour | 1 CE Credit (CEU) | $100

Wednesday
May 17th

Developmental Issues

Presented by Dr. Stephen Hart

  • Describe developmental principles relevant to violence risk assessment
  • Describe core elements of a developmental perspective on violence risk assessment
  • Describe how a developmental perspective on violence risk assessment influences the assessment process

1 Hour | 1 CE Credit (CEU) | $100

Wednesday
August 24th

Confabulation and the Criminal Justice System: A Review for Forensic Professionals

Presented by Jerrod Brown

  • Describe different types of confabulation (i.e., spontaneous versus provoked) and distinguish these constructs from other important topics (e.g., suggestibility, delusions, and malingering) that can impact the validity of information acquired from suspects, witnesses, and defendants
  • Analyze risk factors and warning signs for confabulation in criminal justice and forensic settings
  • Describe a basic understanding of how to minimize the likelihood of confabulation during legal processes
  • Describe the latest empirical findings and discuss directions for future research on confabulation

1.5 Hours | 1.5 CE Hours (CEU)| FREE

Wednesday
September 20th

Fear Management

Presented by Dr. Kelly Watt

  • Describe the implications of victim fear when conducting violence risk
  • Describe factors that may contribute to perceptions of fear
  • Describe strategies that can be used to manage fear

1 Hour | 1 CE Credit (CEU) | $100

Wednesday
October 18th

Lethality Assessment

Presented by: Dr. Randall Kropp

  • Describe risk factors commonly associated with lethal or near-lethal violence
  • Describe existing risk assessment tools that can be used for assessing lethality
  • Describe a model of lethality assessment that can be applied to diverse violent offenders
  • Describe methods for reducing or preventing lethal violence

1 Hour | 1 CE Credit (CEU) | $100

Wednesday
November 15th

Implementation Issues

Presented by: Dr. Kevin Douglas

  • Describe  principles of effective implementation of relevance to individual professionals and administrators
  • Describe common pitfalls to implementation
  • Describe common features of several successful agency-level implementation efforts using case studies

1 Hour | 1 CE Credit (CEU) | $100

Wednesday
November 1st

Forensic Aspects of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Presented by Jerrod Brown

  • Describe the risk factors, red flag indicators, and deficits commonly associated with ASD
  • Describe empirical research, case law, and popular media coverage of the impact of ASD on the criminal justice system
  • Describe the challenges and difficulties of routine screenings for ASD in clinical and forensic populations along with ways to limit missed, under, and misdiagnosis of ASD
  • Describe how ASD can impact a defendant's competency to stand trial and other trial-related abilities
  • Describe the difficulties that forensic mental health professionals must grapple with when evaluating the competency of defendants with ASD

1.5 Hours | 1.5 CE Hours (CEU)| FREE

Wednesday
December 13th

Threat Assessment Team Challenges

Presented by: Dr. Stephen Hart

  • Describe the structure and process of threat assessment teams
  • Describe three major challenges faced by threat assessment teams
  • Describe possible solutions to these challenges supported by research, practice and the law

1 Hour | 1 CE Credit (CEU) | $100