Capacity FOR JUSTICE

Ethical Practices in Juvenile and Adult Forensic Evaluations

  • 01 Dec 2016
  • 8:00 AM
  • 02 Dec 2016
  • 5:30 PM
  • Thompson Event Center, 2405 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, TX 78712

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Ethical Practices in Juvenile and Adult Forensic Evaluations

December 1-2, 2016

Thompson Event Center
2405 Robert Dedman Dr.
Austin, TX 78712


16 Ethics hours of professional development for Psychologists; 16 CME Medical ethics Credits; 16 contact hours of Continuing Social Work Education; 16 hours of MCLE for Attorneys



Thursday, December 1
 8-9 a.m.

Ethical Issues in Evaluating Juveniles
Mary Alice Conroy, Ph.D., Stephen Thorne, Ph.D., and Eric Frey, Ph.D.

9-10:30 a.m.

Conducting Ethical Juvenile Evaluations Under Chapter 55 of the Texas Family Code
Stephen Thorne, Ph.D.

 10:30 - 10:45 a.m. BREAK
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Violence Risk Assessment with Juveniles
Eric Frey, Ph.D.

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.  LUNCH - on your own 
1:15-2:15 p.m.

Waiver of Jurisdiction and Discretionary Transfer to Criminal Court
Mary Alice Conroy, Ph.D.

2:15-3:15 p.m.

Writing Reports
Mary Alice Conroy, Ph.D.

3:15 - 3:30 p.m.  BREAK
3:30-4:30 p.m. 

How Attorneys Work with Experts
Kameron Johnson, J.D. and Ambrosio Silva, J.D.

4:30-5:30 p.m. 

Ethical Issues in Evaluating Juveniles (8-9 a.m.)
Bill King, J.D., Stephen Thorne, Ph.D., Eric Frey, Ph.D., Kameron Johnson, J.D., & Ambrosio Silva, J.D.

Friday, December 2
 8-10 a.m.

Forensic Interviewing
Mary Alice Conroy, Ph.D., and Leonard Weiss, MD

10 - 10:15 a.m.

BREAK

10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Use of Tests in Forensic Evaluations 
Mary Alice Conroy, Ph.D.

12:15-1:15 p.m.

LUNCH - on your own

1:15-3:15 p.m.

What is Expected of Expert Testimony
Mary Alice Conroy, Ph.D., Matthew Faubion, MD; Leon Grizzard, JD; Staci Biggar, JD

3:15-3:30 p.m. 

BREAK

4:30-5:30 p.m. 

Risk Assessment 
Mary Alice Conroy, PhD and Matthew Faubion, MD


Learning Objectives

Upon the completion of this program, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify 3 key issues to consider when evaluating juveniles
  • Describe the process of conducting an evaluation for fitness to proceed
  • Describe the process of conducting an evaluation for lack of responsibility for conduct
  • Describe the process used to conduct juvenile risk assessment
  • Identify key aspects of the legal issues involved in juvenile transfers to adult court
  • Identify methods for assessing maturity, sophistication, and treatment amenability
  • Describe essential items to include in forensic reports on juveniles
  • Identify 2 methods for working effectively with defense attorneys in juvenile cases
  • Identify 2 methods for working effectively with prosecutors in juvenile cases
  • Identify essentials of testimony in order to testify more competently in hearings on juvenile fitness to proceed
  • List 4 best practices for conducting forensic interviews
  • Determine when tests should and should not be used
  • List 4 best practices to consider when testifying in forensic cases
  • List 4 best practices to consider when testifying in forensic cases
  • List 3 types of risk assessment used in forensic settings
  • Identify best practices in conducting


Pricing

Before 11/15
Full: $485, Single day: $250

After 11/15
Full: $500, Single day: $265

Student Rate
Full: $100, Single day: $75

Notebook Only: $40 

Continuing Education Information:

Continuing education credit/contact hours for this event are provided by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and include the following: 

Continuing Medical Education: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) through the joint providership of The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and Capacity for Justice. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited by TMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been designated by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service for 16 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Social Workers: The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service under sponsor number CS3065, expiration date December 31, 2016, has been approved by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (https://dshs.texas.gov/socialwork) to offer continuing education contact hours to social workers. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 16 contact hour(s) of Continuing Social Work Education.

This course has been designated by The Texas Department of State Health Services for 16 contact hours of education in professional ethics and social work values.

Professional Development hours for psychologists for this activity are approved by the Texas Psychological Association, and include:

Psychologists: 16 ethics hours of endorsed professional development for psychologists. This activity is approved by Texas Psychological Association. TPA is an approved provider of professional development approved by Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists to offer professional development for psychologists.

State Bar of Texas CLE Accreditation:

MCLE: This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 16.00 credit hours, of which 0 credit hours will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit.


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Capacity FOR JUSTICE

1464 E. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. 401

Cedar Park, TX 78613


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