Capacity FOR JUSTICE

Maintaining Ethical Forensic Practice

  • 27 Sep 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • The Price Center, 222 W. San Antonio Street, San Marcos, TX 78666

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Capacity FOR JUSTICE Presents:

"Maintaining Forensic Practice"

September 27, 2019 

8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

8 Hours Continuing Education Available

FALL 2019 _ CAPACITYFORJUSTICE.ORG (1).pdf

8:00 – 10:00 a.m.:

Legislation & Case Law: Impact on Your Practice, Floyd Jennings, J.D., Ph.D.

Upon completion of this event, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss 2 recent changes in statutes on competency to stand trial
  • Discuss 2 recent changes in statutes regarding forensic issues and mental health/intellectual disability
  • Identify 3 recent examples of case law related to forensic assessment


10:00 – 10:15 a.m.:

BREAK


10:15 – 12:15 p.m.:

Update on State Hospital Forensic Services, Matthew Faubion, M.D.

Upon completion of this event, participants should be able to:

  • Describe basic psychological, psychiatric and related services offered by state hospitals for competency restoration to facilitate recommendations in forensic evaluations
  • Describe basic psychological, psychiatric and related services offered by state hospitals for persons found Not Guilty of Insanity (NGRI) to facilitate recommendations in forensic evaluations
  • Identify key hospitals and the populations served in each


12:15 – 1:15 p.m.:

LUNCH


1:15 – 3:15p.m.:

Is it Malingering?, Mary Alice Conroy, Ph.D., ABPP

Upon completion of this event, participants should be able to:

  • Identify appropriate methods of assessing for malingering
  • Describe types of malingering and their symptoms
  • Discuss the use of formal malingering assessments


3:15 – 3:30 p.m.:

BREAK

3:30 – 5:30 p.m.:

Multicultural Considerations in Forensic Evaluations, Gianina Gomez, M.D.

Upon completion of this event, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss 3 ethical concerns in conducting forensic evaluations with multicultural defendants
  • Identify special considerations for at least 3 cultural groups
  • Describe 3 best practices for conducting forensic evaluations with persons from varied cultures
  • Identify resources and methods for staying current in multicultural forensic evaluation

LOCATION:

The Price Center- San Marcos, 1910 Room

222 W. San Antonio Street

San Marcos, TX 78666

Phone: (512) 392-2900

Website: www.price-center.org


CONTINUING EDUCATION INFORMATION:

Continuing education credit/contact hours for this event are provided by The TexasDepartment of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and include the following:

Continuing Medical Education:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) through the joint providership of The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and Capacity FOR JUSTICE. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited by TMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been designated by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service for 8.00 credits of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Social Workers:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service under sponsor number CS3065 has been approved by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners https://dshs.texas.gov/socialwork) to offer continuing education contact hours to social workers. The approved status of The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service expires annually on December 31. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 8.00 contact hours of ContinuingSocial Work Education. This course has been designated by The Texas Department of State Health Services for 8.00 contact hours of education in professional ethics and social work values.

Licensed Psychologists:

The Texas Department of State Health Services is authorized by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a (c)(2)(A) provider of professional development hours for licensed psychologists. Per the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists Act and Rules, at least half (10) of the required 20 hours of professional development must be obtained by a provider listed in section (c)(2)(A). The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 8.00 contact hours for Licensed Psychologists and 8.00 contact hours in professional ethics for Licensed Psychologists.

Certificate of Attendance:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has designated 8.00 hours for attendance.

Attorneys: 

The State Bar of Texas has approved this event for 8.00 Accredited CLE Hours, with 0.5 of those hours being in Ethics. 

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