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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.

Christine Hatchard, PsyD

37th Annual Forensic Psychology Symposium / Christine Hatchard, PsyD
Christine Hatchard, PsyD

Christine Hatchard, PsyD


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 child victims.


Blind spots: Challenges in evaluating and navigating cases of mother-daughter sexual abuse