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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.

James W. Schutte, Ph.D.

37th Annual Forensic Psychology Symposium / James W. Schutte, Ph.D.
James W. Schutte, Ph.D.

James W. Schutte, Ph.D.


James W. Schutte, Ph.D. is a bilingual psychologist in private practice in El Paso, Texas. His work primarily involves assessment for Social Security disability, child protective services, and criminal and civil litigation. He has performed numerous assessments of competency to waive Miranda rights.


Assessing competency to waive Miranda rights: Conceptual and forensic considerations