Capacity FOR JUSTICE

Ethics of Forensic Practice Fall 2021

  • 21 Oct 2021
  • 9:00 AM (CDT)
  • 22 Oct 2021
  • 1:30 PM (CDT)
  • VIRTUAL CONFERENCE


The Texas Department of State Health Services

&

CAPACITY FOR JUSTICE

present

Ethics of Forensic Practice Fall 2021 

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

Oct. 21-22, 2021
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM


Thursday, October 21

9:00 am – 11:00 am – Defendants Who Cannot/Will Not Talk to YouMary Alice Conroy, Ph.D. ABPP  

11:00 am – 11:15 am – BREAK

11:15 am – 1:15 pm  Violence Risk Assessment, Matthew Faubion, M.D.


Friday, October 22

9:00 am – 10:00 am – Working with Your LawyerSteven Brand, J.D.

10:00 am – 10:15 am – BREAK

10:15 am – 11:15 am – Panel on Restoration Within the Foreseeable Future, Mary Alice Conroy, Ph.D., Matthew Faubion, M.D. & Steven Brand, J.D.

11:15 am – 11:30 am – BREAK

11:30 am – 1:30 pm –  Evaluating InsanityMaureen Burrows, M.D., MPH


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this event, participants should be able to: Identify best practices for evaluating defendants who cannot or will not talk to the evaluator; Describe how to prepare for the interview; Identify possible collateral sources of information; Describe the components of dangerousness; Describe the relationship between mental illness and violence; Identify key factors in evaluating violence risk; Describe principal elements of good communication between forensic experts, and attorneys; Identify key expectations of what the lawyer wants from an expert; Describe how to relay your opinions and data to laypeople; Identify language regarding restorability in the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Section 46B; Describe the process of assessment for restorability; Describe methods of communicating level of restorability in reports and testimony; Describe principal elements to include in insanity evaluation reports; Identify ethical methods and considerations in conducting sanity examinations; Identify key issues in assessing and reporting about sanity evaluations.


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 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. 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 8.00 credits of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Licensed Psychologists:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is approved as a provider of professional development hours for licensed psychologists, per the Texas Administrative Code Rule §463.35 (f)(1). The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 8.00 professional development hours and 8.00 hours in professional ethics.

Social Workers:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service, the continuing education provider, ensures that the education provided is directly related to the practice of social work; and that the individuals presenting the information have the necessary experience and knowledge in the topics presented. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 8.00 hours of credit and 8.00 hours in professional ethics.

Certificate of Attendance:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has designated 8.00 hours for attendance.

Attorneys:

Ethics of Forensic Practice Fall 2021, course # 174136881, has been approved for 8 hours of credit, including 2 in legal ethics.



Successful completion of the continuing education event requires that you:

Complete registration and sign in
Attend the entire event
Participate in education activities, and
Complete the participant evaluation


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