Fielding Graduate University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Fielding maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program will offer a maximum of 22 hours of Continuing Education credits.
The American College of Forensic Psychology is seeking approval for 22 hours of MCLE credit from the State Bar of California.
The goal of this symposium is to keep forensic psychologists abreast of important issues which lie within the interface of psychology and law, recent developments in psychology that require new knowledge for expert witnesses, and new case law affecting forensic practice.
The program is intended to benefit practicing forensic psychologists, psychologists in other subspecialties, and attorneys who litigate civil and criminal cases involving psychological evaluations and expert testimony.
Participants should improve their knowledge and skills in the following areas: (a) evaluation or treatment of forensic litigants and individuals with other forensic psychological issues; (b) new and ongoing research and developments in the field of forensic psychology; (c) relevant concepts useful in testifying and educating the court on mental health issues, and in working within the legal system; (d) changes in the law that affect clinical and forensic practice; (e) ethical and professional practice issues in forensic psychology.
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest or Relevant Financial Relationships: The American College of Forensic Psychology and Fielding Graduate University do not receive financial or commercial support for this symposium. All faculty members were asked to disclose potential conflicts of interest, or relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. All of the faculty indicated they have nothing to disclose.