Fielding Graduate University

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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.

Kristine M. Jacquin earned a B.S. at Northwestern University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Jacquin is a Professor of Psychology and Psychology Department Chair at Fielding Graduate University. She is also a licensed clinical psychologist with a consulting practice focusing on forensic and neuropsychological evaluations. SYMPOSIUM SESSION Ethical Judgment in Forensic Cases: Avoiding Logical Fallacies...

Jamshid A. Marvasti, MD He is a child and adult psychiatrist practicing at Prospect Manchester Hospital, Manchester CT. He is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has published and edited a number of articles and books including: War Trauma in Veterans and Their Families (2012), Psycho-Political Aspects of Suicide Warriors, Terrorism, and Martyrdom (2008). Psychiatric Treatment of Sexual Offenders (2004) and Psychiatric Treatment of Victims and Survivors of Sexual Trauma (2004).All four books published by Charles Thomas Publisher, Springfield, Illinois. SYMPOSIUM SESSION Sexualization of the doctor-patient relationship: a legal and ethical perspective...

William K. Marek, Ph.D. is retired from the Federal Bureau of Prisons. He is in private practice and adjunct at California State University - East Bay, Napa Valley College and Central Michigan University. SYMPOSIUM SESSION Did You Feel The Heat or See The Light?...

Michael J. Perrotti is a clinical and forensic neuropsychologist and author of Peer reviewed Publications on assessment and treatment of PTSD; he has testified as an expert witness in cases of sexual assault and cyber bullying. He has testified as an expert witness in the area of sexual assault and has served as consultant to staff at the Rape Crisis Hotline of Ventura County. SYMPOSIUM SESSION Similarities Between Non Consensual Image sharing, Cyberbullying and Sexual Assault: Implications For DSM-V PTSD Construct Validity DOWNLOAD PDF handout...

Hollida Wakefield is a forensic psychologist in private practice in Northfield, Minnesota. She has published books and articles and made conference presentations in the areas of psychology and law, the nature of memory, sexual abuse allegations, child interviews, and non-voluntary confessions. SYMPOSIUM SESSION Cultural Considerations in Child Abuse Assessments DOWNLOAD PDF Handout...

Ronn Johnson, Ph.D., ABPP is a tenured full professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Creighton School of Medicine and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. Concurrently, he is lead clinical psychologist at the Nebraska-Western Iowa VA Health Care System. He has worked with over 40 law enforcement agencies and conducted thousands for evaluations for police departments. SYMPOSIUM SESSION Forensic psychological role in screening for racial microaggressions in police: An antiracism paradigm    ...

Sandra Campanella has worked for the Longmont Police Department since 2003.  She began her law enforcement career as a patrol officer, then spent almost four years working as a School Resource Officer in two Longmont Middle Schools.  Detective Campanella has been a detective assigned to the Longmont PD Domestic Violence Unit since 2010.  In 2011, she was selected for the Beth Haynes Award, which is an honor bestowed by the Boulder County Domestic Violence Task Force for officers who demonstrate a clear knowledge of DV, service to victims of DV and engage in community collaboration to ensure victims are accessing all possible resources.  In 2019, Detective Campanella received the Beth Haynes Special Recognition Award for exceptional service to victims of...

Since 1987, Dr. Plaud has conducted several hundred psychological, psychosexual, and psychophysiological assessments on suspected and convicted sexual offenders in inpatient, outpatient, and incarcerated settings. He is presently Executive Director of Applied Behavioral Consultants, LLC. Dr. Plaud has conducted both individual and group-based psychological and behavioral treatment regimens with sexual offenders, and has designed and administered sexual offender treatment programs, such as STOP (the Specialized Treatment of Offenders Program) at the North Dakota Developmental Center. In addition to clinical expertise in evaluations and treatment of sexual offenders, he has held several faculty appointments, including Northeastern and Brown Universities (the latter as a Visiting Scholar). Dr. Plaud is a licensed psychologist and health service provider in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and...

Dr. Jamie Goodwin is a Specialist Professor at Monmouth University (NJ). She is a principal investigator in the Clinical Psychology Research Center at Monmouth University through which she has published and presented research, most recently on family dynamics and perceptions of abuse when the mother is the primary sexual perpetrator against her daughter. She is a licensed psychologist in private practice, and co-directs an organization which provides education to the public, training for professionals, and psychological services for survivors of mother-daughter sexual abuse. This work has been featured in film, radio, newspaper, and television. SYMPOSIUM SESSION Blind spots: Challenges in evaluating and navigating cases of mother-daughter sexual abuse    ...

Dr. Christine Hatchard is an Associate Professor and Chair at Monmouth University (NJ). She is a principal investigator in the Clinical Psychology Research Center at Monmouth University through which she has published and presented research, most recently on family dynamics and perceptions of abuse when the mother is the primary sexual perpetrator against her daughter. She is a licensed psychologist in private practice, and co-directs an organization which provides education to the public, training for professionals, and psychological services for survivors of mother-daughter sexual abuse. This work has been featured in film, radio, newspaper, and television. Dr. Hatchard also conducts forensic evaluations for sexual abuse and harassment civil cases, and consults internationally on alleged cases of mother-daughter sexual abuse with...