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Bullying, cyberbullying and dating violence: Developmental considerations and prevention programming
September 29 2016, Charlottesville VA: This one-day program with expert Dorothy Espelage PhD will present and discuss the range of risk and protective factors associated with bullying, cyberbullying, sexual and dating violence experienced by youth and young adults, and will examine and discuss a variety of evidence-based prevention program across K-12 educational grades. Fidelity, sustainability, and contextual considerations with prevention programming will be discussed.
Static-99R Training: How to Code, Interpret, and Report Scores Using the New (2016) Manual and Procedures
October 11 2016, Charlottesville VA: This one-day program with expert L. Maaike Helmus PhD, Director of Research with the Global Institute of Forensic Research, will present and discuss Static-99R Training: How to Code, Interpret, and Report Scores Using the New (2016) Manual and Procedures. This training is appropriate for anyone involved in risk assessment with sexual offenders. This is an opportunity to be among the first to hear Dr Helmus on this topic. As of Fall 2016 the Static-99 developers are releasing a new manual and risk categories, along with recommendations that users receive updated training on the revised manual from a certified Static-99R trainer. Dr. Helmus is a certified trainer and co-author of this new manual. Her presentation will be among the first live trainings to address these 2016 updates. Her training will be suitable for long-term Static-99R users who are transitioning to the new manual, but also accessible to professionals just learning to use the Static-99R.
Basic Forensic Evaluation: Principles and Practice
October 24-28 2016, Charlottesville VA: This five-day program provides foundational, evidence-based training in the principles and practice of forensic evaluation. Content includes clinical, legal, ethical, practical and other aspects of forensic evaluation with adults. The format combines lectures, clinical case material, and practice case examples for evaluation of adults. Day five incorporates a report writing exercise.
Assessing Risk for Violence with Juveniles
January 27 2017, Charlottesville VA: This one-day program trains mental health professionals, juvenile and criminal justice professionals, social and juvenile services agencies, educators, and others to apply current research pertaining to risk assessment with juveniles. Along with theoretical foundations the program includes review of legal parameters, impact of online behavior, and student threats.
Adolescent substance abuse: What are kids doing, what are the effects, and how do we intervene, successfully?
March 8 2017, Charlottesville VA: This one-day program with expert John Kelly PhD, ABPP will present and discuss 'Adolescent substance abuse: What are kids doing, what are the effects, and how do we intervene, successfully?' Dr Kelly is Elizabeth R. Spallin Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Harvard University.
Juvenile Forensic Evaluation: Principles and Practice
March 27-31 2017, Charlottesville VA : This five-day program provides foundational, evidence-based training in the principles and practice of forensic evaluation with juveniles. Content includes clinical, legal, ethical, practical and other aspects of forensic evaluation with juveniles. The format combines lectures, clinical case material, and practice case examples for evaluation of juveniles.
Evaluation Update: Applying Forensic Skills with Juveniles
March 27, 28, 29 2017, Charlottesville VA: This three-day program is for experienced adult forensic evaluators - who have already completed the five-day "Basic Forensic Evaluation" program (regarding evaluation of adults) and accomplished all relevant qualifications for performing adult forensic evaluation - and wish now to complete relevant qualifications to perform juvenile forensic evaluations
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|Title Annotation:||Institute of Law, Psychiatry, & Public Policy|
|Publication:||Developments in Mental Health Law|
|Date:||Jul 1, 2016|
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