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37th 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 22 hours of Continuing Education credits.

The American College of Forensic Psychology certifies that this activity is pending approval for 22 hours of MCLE from the State Bar of California.

Arthur Donato, J.D., is a criminal justice attorney in Pennsylvania.  SYMPOSIUM SESSION Forensic Skills Panel    ...

Professor Cutler’s experience includes more than 30 years of faculty experience and 19 years of academic administration at two US and one Canadian university. Trained in social and forensic psychology, his media psychology-related research has examined pretrial publicity, recorded criminal interrogations, and person recognition from surveillance photos and videos. He has been the author or co-author of research grants, books, book chapters, peer-reviewed articles, and articles in professional associations. At his previous universities, he taught a wide range of psychology courses at the undergraduate and graduate level and supervised numerous master’s theses and doctoral dissertations. SYMPOSIUM SESSION Psychology of False Confessions    ...

Thomas Haworth, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania and New Jersey who has practiced clinically and forensically for the past 15 years. SYMPOSIUM SESSION Cyber Sextortion: Current Knowledge and Case Study Forensic Skills Panel    ...

Elizabeth Kelley is a criminal defense lawyer based in Spokane, Washington, with a nationwide practice specializing representing people with mental disabilities. She is the editor of three books published by the American Bar Association (ABA): Representing People with Mental Disabilities: A Practical Guide for Criminal Defense Lawyers; Representing People with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Practical Guide for Criminal Defense Lawyers; and Suicide and It’s Impact on the Criminal Justice System (with Francesca Flood). She chairs The Arc’s National Center for Criminal Justice and Disability Advisory Board and also serves on the ABA’s Commission on Disability Rights and the Criminal Justice Council. She is a member of the FBA’s Editorial Board. Books Authored: https://www.elizabethkelleylaw.com/books.html SYMPOSIUM SESSION Forensic Skills Panel    ...

Dr. Craig Wetterer is a licensed clinical psychologist in Nevada and California. He earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, CA in 2015, and an MA (2001) and BA (1996) from the California State University, Sacramento. His clinical training emphasized neuropsychological and forensic assessment, and interventions that treat acute stress, trauma, and PTSD. He has worked in several different practice settings that include correctional facilities, a police & public safety practice, neuropsychological and forensic assessment clinics, and a maximum security forensic psychiatric hospital, where he conducted forensic psychological assessments for the State of Nevada. Dr. Wetterer is also a Clinical Associate Professor at California Northstate University (CNU – College of Psychology) and a community...

John H. White, Ph.D., is a former Dallas Police Investigator Sergeant who was assigned to Patrol, Psychological Services, Internal Affairs, and the Fugitive and Special Investigations Unit. He is currently a Professor of Psychology at Stockton University in Atlantic City, New Jersey, where he developed the Forensic Psychology curricula for both graduate and undergraduate programs. He has a database of over 500 serial killers and was the technical advisor on the A&E and Biography Channel's documentary show entitled, "Killer Profile." He was the consultant to the technical advisor of the TV show "Criminal Minds" and continues to be a member of the Vidocq Society, a cold case homicide group in Philadelphia, as well as the Atypical Homicide Research Group. He...

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...

Elliot Atkins, Ed.D. is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. SYMPOSIUM SESSION Domestic Abuse and Filicide: Protective Measures and Parenting Fitness Evaluations    ...

Valerie R. McClain, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Tampa, Florida. She specializes in neuropsychology and forensic psychology. SYMPOSIUM SESSION Domestic Abuse and Filicide: Protective Measures and Parenting Fitness Evaluations    ...