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Forensic mental health: the joining of art & science (2014)

Board of Directors Elections:

Secretary: Cynthia Lermond, PsyD (Re-election)
Director of Conference:
Jane Lovelle, LCSW (Re-election)
Director of Education:
Jeff Elias, Esq

Congratulations!
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FMHAC William T. Rossiter Award Winners

Kit Wall and Elaine Linn
Dr. Charles Scott


FMHAC Christine M. West Award Winners

Dr. Heather Bowlds
David Polak, LCSW (accepted by Jennifer Rossi, MFT)

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COMIO Award Winner for Innovative and Promising Programs:

Santa Cruz County MOST Team


Presentation Handouts
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-WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19-
2:00 pm – 5:30 pm Opening Session

Attachment, Regulation Theory, Relational Trauma, and the Origin of a Predisposition to Violence
Allan Schore, PhD
Handouts

7:00 pm Welcome, Commemoration and Keynote
Renewed Passion and New Methods in Forensic Mental Health
Joseph Malancharuvil, PhD
Handouts

-THURSDAY, MARCH 20-
8:30 am-10:00 am Break Out Session A

(A1) The Affordable Care Act and Its Impact on Forensics
Steve Rosenberg
Handouts

(A2) Treating Complex Trauma: Using Emotive Writing to Facilitate Posttrauatic Healing
Raymond L. Scott, PhD
Handout

(A3) Laura's Law: Two Counties, Two Perspectives, One Goal
Tom Behr, JD, Attorney at Law
Michael Heggarty, MFT
Behr Handout
Heggarty Handouts

(A4) Part 1 Forensic Expert Testimony in Sexually Violent Predator Cases
Amy Phenix, PhD
Handouts (updated)

(A5) Commercial Sexually Exploited Children in the Juvenile Justice System: Victims or Perpetrators
The Honorable Catherine Pratt
The Honorable Donna Quigley Groman
Barbara Hernandez, PsyD, LMFT
Handouts

10:30 am-12 noon Break Out Session B
(B1) Dancing In The Mine Field: Community Placement of Sexually Violent Predators
Alan Stillman, LCSW
Handouts

(B2) Emerging Best Practice for Persons with Developmental Disabilities with Co-Occurring Psychiatric and/or Substance Use Disorders Who Are Known to the Criminal Justice System
Peggie Webb, MA
Dick Conklin, LCSW
Kali Patterson, MFT
Handouts

(B3) Juvenile Competency Restoration in Santa Clara County: Reviewing the First Two Years
Janet Warren, DSW
Steve Monte, LCSW
Warren Handouts
Monte Handouts

(B4) Part 2 Forensic Expert Testimony in Sexually Violent Predator Cases
Amy Phenix, PhD
Handouts

(B5) Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Incarcerated Youth
Sam Himelstein, PhD
Handouts

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Break Out Session C
(C1) Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): Implementation in an In-Patient Setting
Adrienne DiFabio, PhD
Nicole Weinstein, PhD
Handouts

(C2) Part 1 Integration of Structured Risk Assessment into Clinical Practice
Sarah L. Desmarais, PhD
Handouts Full Slides
Handouts 3 Per Page

(C3) A Potential Full Court Press: Some of the Forensic Implications of the Transition to the DSM-5
Glenn Lipson, PhD
Handouts

(C4) Part 1 Forensic Report Writing in Sex Offender Cases
Philip Witt, PhD, ABPP
Handouts

(C5) Part 1 Treatment of Violent Delinquents with Psychopathic Features
Michael Caldwell, PsyD
Handouts

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Break Out Session D
(D1) Growing Older in Custody
John Chamberlain, MD
Handouts

(D2) Part 2 Integration of Structured Risk Assessment into Clinical Practice
Sarah L. Desmarais, PhD
Handouts Full Slides
Handouts 3 Per Page

(D3) Trying to Bring Sanity to Insanity
Alex Landon, JD
Handouts

(D4) Part 2 Forensic Report Writing in Sex Offender Cases
Philip Witt, PhD, ABPP
Handouts

(D5) Part 2 Treatment of Violent Delinquents with Psychopathic Features
Michael Caldwell, PsyD
Handouts

-FRIDAY MARCH 21-
8:30 am - 12 noon

(A) The DSM-5 and the Law: A Forensic Focus
Charles Scott, MD
Handouts available by email only.

(B) Contemporary Thinking and Approaches to Working with Sexually Abusive Youth
Phil Rich, EdD, LICSW
Handouts (updated)

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Jurors' Personal Bias and the Effects on LPS Conservatorship Jury Trials
Jennifer L. Davis; Marion Chiurazzi, PsyD

Competence to Stand Trial: An Analysis of the Contra Costa County Legal Process for Adults
Flavia Henrique

Free Your Mind and the Rest Will Follow: Program Development and Treatment Guidelines and Recommendations for Forensic Populations with Cognitive Impairments
Frederick Hives II, MA

[CANCELED] Tai Chi for Patients with Dual Diagnoses
Lin Li, CTRS, MA, MS; Deirdre Devlin, MSW

The Effects of Angry Rumination on Illegal Drug Crime
Leidy Partida; Brenda Marin; Heather McLernon; Gianni Geraci; Dr. Robert A. Schug; Dr. Jennifer Ostergren

The Story of Scheherazade: A Fable for Juvenile Sex Offender Therapists of Transformation through Care and Conversation
Norbert Ralph, PhD, MPH

A Longitudinal Study of Static and Dynamic Factors Predicting Outcomes in a Residential Program for Treating Juveniles who Sexually Offend
Norbert Ralph, PhD, MPH

Lying Behavior: The Effects of Dual-Task Performance and High Cognitive Load
Andrew Schade, MA

 

REFERENCES

The 39th Annual FMHAC Conference
March 19-21, 2014
Hyatt Regency, Monterey, CA

Call for Papers

> Conference Announcement
> Conference Program
Evaluation form is electronic and can be emailed.

2014 CORPORATE MEMBERS
Coalinga State Hospital
Holy Names University
Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.

2014 SUSTAINING MEMBERS
Gilbert Abdalian, MS, MBA
Kenneth Carabello
Carson Chambers, PhD
Alette Coble, PhD
Marianne Davis, PhD
Harry Goldberg, PhD
Thomas Granucci, LCSW
Robert Hart, MD
Patrick Hudack, MFT
Laurie Hughes, PhD
Ronald Kaufman, PsyD
Cynthia Lermond, PsyD
Joseph Lockhart, PhD
David Meyer, Esq
Amy Phenix, PhD
Beverly Purdy, MD
Kelly Ross, LCSW
Munir Sewani, PhD
Tani Shaffer, PhD
Douglas Taylor Smith, LCSW
- View past sustaining members in our Conference Archives.

Continuing Education

Board of Behavioral Science Examiners / Board of Registered Nursing
FMHAC is an approved provider through the BBSE (PCE 480) and the BRN (CEP 5965).
13 CEUs available in 2014:
3 CEUs Wednesday Opening Session
1 CEU Keynote
up to 6 CEUs for the 2nd day
up to 3 CEUs for Wrap-up Sessions

Mandatory Continuing Education for Psychologists (MCEP)
FMHAC is an approved provider through the CPA (FOR005).
13 CEUs available in 2014:
3 CEUs Wednesday Opening Session
1 CEU Keynote
up to 6 CEUs for the 2nd day
up to 3 CEUs for Wrap-up Sessions
CE Statement: FMHAC is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. FMHAC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Continuing Medical Education (CMEs)
12 CME units are approved for selected sessions have been approved!
Selected Sessions:
Allan Schore, PhD
Steve Rosenberg
Raymond Scott, PhD
Philip Witt, PhD
Glenn Lipson, PhD
Sam Himelstein, PhD
Janet Warren, DSW
Peggie Webb, MA
Alan Stillman, LCSW
Michael Caldwell, PsyD
Sarah Desmarais, PhD
Adrienne DiFabio, PhD
John Chamberlain, MD
Alex Landon, JD
Charles Scott, MD
Phil Rich, EdD, LCSW

CME Statements: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) through the joint sponsorship of SCVMC and FMHAC. The SCVMC is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The SCVMC designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

California State Bar (MCLE)
9 MCLE units are approved for selected sessions, Provider #15388.
Selected Sessions:
Amy Phenix, PhD
Behr/Heggary
Pratt/Groman/Hernandez
Janet Warren, DSW
Alan Stillman, LCSW
Philip Witt, PhD
Glenn Lipson, PhD
Alex Landon, JD
Charles Scott, MD

Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)
POST units are approved for selected sessions, #2540-28000-13014. 20 hours have been approved, but with some sessions are concurrent so 14 hours are possible.
Selected Sessions:
Allan Schore, PhD
Behr/Heggary
Pratt/Groman/Hernandez
Steve Rosenberg
Raymond Scott, PhD
Alan Stillman, LCSW
Michael Caldwell, PsyD
Phil Rich, EdD, LCSW

Board of State and Community Corrections (STC)
For Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) participants who need STC training credit for this event, please either arrange a work related special request before the event or apply for Special Certification after the event. Both of these go through your STC training manager/coordinator.  

The process for a Special Certification:
Inform your training manager that you will be attending this conference and you will be asking for a Special Certification.
Upon returning from the conference, inform your training manager how many hours you attended and ask them to submit a Special Certification for those hours.

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