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36th Annual Forensic Psychology Symposium

Hosted by the American College of Forensic Psychology
in collaboration with Fielding Graduate University.

Fielding Graduate University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Fielding maintains responsibility for this pro-gram and its content. This program will offer a maximum of 21 hours of Continuing Education credits.

The American College of Forensic Psychology certifies that this activity has been approved for 21 hours of MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.

#ForensicPsy2021

Join a global network of forensic psychologists, attorneys, and legal professionals.

American College of Forensic Psychology

In Collaboration with Fielding Graduate University

36th Annual Symposium

March 18-20, 2021

Presented Virtually on Zoom

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 21 hours of Continuing Education credits.

The American College of Forensic Psychology certifies that this activity has been approved for 21 hours of MCLE credit by 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.

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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.

See Agenda

Participants should improve their knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • evaluation or treatment of forensic litigants and individuals with other forensic psychological issues;
  • new and ongoing research and developments in the field of forensic psychology;
  • relevant concepts useful in testifying and educating the court on mental health issues, and in working within the legal system;
  • changes in the law that affect clinical and forensic practice;
  • legal and psychological aspects involving the mentally disordered inmate in correctional facilities.
See Agenda

Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest or Relevant Financial Relationships: The American College of Forensic Psychology does not receive financial or commercial support. 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.

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Top Speakers

Forensic psychologists, attorneys, and legal professionals from top organizations around the world.
Christine Hatchard, PsyD

Christine Hatchard, PsyD

Jamshid A. Marvasti, M.D.

Jamshid A. Marvasti, MD

Ronn Johnson, Ph.D.

Ronn Johnson, PhD

Megan Seltz, Ph.D.

Megan Seltz, Ph.D.

Brian R. Abbott, Ph.D.

Brian R. Abbott, PhD

John H. White, Ph.D.

John H. White, PhD

Mark D. Ackerman, Ph.D

Mark D. Ackerman, PhD

James W. Schutte, Ph.D.

James W. Schutte, Ph.D.

John Philipsborn M.Ed, J.D.

John Philipsborn M.Ed., J.D., MAS

William J. Koch, Ph.D., ABPP

William J. Koch, PhD, ABPP

Valerie R. McClain, Psy.D

Valerie R. McClain, PsyD

Brenna Dee Tindall, Psy.D.

Brenna Dee Tindall, PsyD

Hollida Wakefield

Hollida Wakefield, MA

Detective Sandra Campanella

Detective Sandra Campanella

Diomaris E. Safi Psy.D.

Diomaris E. Safi Psy.D.

Elliot Atkins, Ed.D.,

Elliot Atkins, Ed.D.

Mark Burdick, Ph.D., AFBsS

Mark Burdick, Ph.D., AFBsS

Michael J. Perrotti, Ph.D.

Michael J. Perrotti, PhD

William K. Marek, Ph.D.

William K. Marek, PhD

Francis Abueg, Ph.D., BCETS

Francis Abueg, PhD, BCETS

Donna Veraldi

Donna Veraldi, PhD

Inés Monguió, Ph.D.

Inés Monguió, PhD

Joseph J. Plaud, Ph.D., M.A.T.

Joseph J. Plaud, PhD, M.A.T.

Rebecca Smith-Casey, JD/PsyD

Rebecca Smith-Casey, JD/PsyD

Michael T. Wiltsey, Ph.D

Michael T. Wiltsey, PhD

Jonathan Gould, Ph.D. ABPP

Jonathan Gould, Ph.D. ABPP

Christian Gardner-Wood, J.D.

Christian Gardner-Wood, JD

Kristine M. Jacquin, Ph.D.

Kristine M. Jacquin, PhD

Jamie Goodwin, PhD

Jamie Goodwin, PhD

Amir Ramezani Ph.D.

Amir Ramezani Ph.D.

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