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41st Annual Forensic mental health Association of California Conference (2016)


Board of Directors Elections:

Director of Conference: Thomas Granucci, LCSW
Director of Education:
Anna Kafka, PsyD
Secretary
: Cynthia Lermond, PsyD (re-election)

Congratulations!
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FMHAC William T. Rossiter Award Winner


Jennifer Skeem, PhD

FMHAC Christine M. West Award Winner

LA MEUThe Mental Evaluation Unit
A Collaboration of the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Book List
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Kevin Dutton The Wisdom of Psychopaths
Kent A. Kiehl, PhD The Psychopath Whisperer: The Science of Those Without Conscience
Sue Klebold A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy
Ann Rule The Stranger Beside Me
Daniel J. Siegel, MD Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain
Bessel van der Kolk, MD The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Presentation Schedule & Handouts
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WEDNESDAY MARCH 16th
10:00 am - 2:00 pm REGISTRATION
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Council on Mentally Ill Offenders Meeting

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Mass Shootings and the Mental Health System
Amy Barnhorst, MD
Handout: Barnhorst Slides

3:15 pm – 6:30 pm OPENING PRESENTATION
The Assessment of Malingering: An Evidence-Based Approach
Charles Scott, MD
HANDOUT: Scott Handout

6:30 - 7:30 pm WINE & CHEESE RECEPTION AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS (see below for Poster Handouts)

THURSDAY MARCH 17th
8:30 am-10:00 am BREAK OUT SESSION A

(A1) Part 1 - Motivational Interviewing: How to get your Clients to Talk Themselves into Positive Change
Jennifer Baity, LCSW, LAADC, MHRC Program Director, San Francisco General Hospital
Handouts:
Baity Slides Part 1
Baity Slides Part 2
Baity MI Handout

(A2) Retention and Risk Reduction … or Let's Bake Bread
Thomas Granucci, LCSW, Supervising US Probation Officer/EBP Coordinator, US Probation Office
Victoria Simon, PhD, MFT, Founder/Developer, JustUs
Handout:
Granucci Slides

(A3) Part 1 - Using DSM-5 to Diagnose Controversial Paraphilias
Charles A. Flinton, PhD, Chief Forensic Psychologist, San Francisco Forensic Institute
Deirdre D'Orazio, PhD, CEO, Central Coast Clinical and Forensic Psychology Services
Handout: Flinton Slides

(A4) Part 1 - Understanding Trauma and Its Effects on Risk-Taking, Delinquency, and Criminal Behavior
Gena Castro Rodriguez, PsyD, LMFT, Chief of Victim Services, Office of District Attorney George Gascón
Handout: CastroRodriguez Slides

(A5) Part 1 - Misuse of Psychiatric Medications in Forensic Settings and Update on Medical Marijuana
Anthony Cozzolino, MD, Chief Psychiatrist- Adult Division, Department of Mental Health, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Mark Stanford, PhD, Senior Director, Integrated Behavioral Health and Quality Improvement, Encompass Community Services

(A6) WORDS TO DEEDS TRACK Los Angeles & San Francisco: Blueprints for Change
William Hodgman, JD, Assistant District Attorney, Los Angeles County
Kathleen Connolly Lacey, LCSW, Program Director, UCSF/Citywide Case Management Forensic Program
Handout: Hodgman MH Report
(Note before printing: this is a long document. If you want to print only part of it - make the cut off at page 45.)

10:30 am – 12noon BREAK OUT SESSION B
(B1) Part 2 - Motivational Interviewing: How to get your Clients to Talk Themselves into Positive Change
Jennifer Baity, LCSW, LAADC, MHRC Program Director, San Francisco General Hospital
Handouts:
Baity Slides Part 1
Baity Slides Part 2
Baity MI Handout

(B2) Improving Decision-Making and Reducing Bias in Forensic Evaluations
Joseph Lockhart, PhD, ABPP, Consulting Psychologist, Department of State Hospitals
Saty Satya-Murti, MD, FAAN, Health Policy Consultant
Handout: Lockhart Slides

(B3) Part 2 - Using DSM-5 To Diagnose Controversial Paraphilias
Charles A. Flinton, PhD, Chief Forensic Psychologist, San Francisco Forensic Institute
Deirdre D'Orazio, PhD, CEO, Central Coast Clinical and Forensic Psychology Services
Handout: Flinton Slides

(B4) Part 2 - Understanding Trauma and Its Effects on Risk-Taking, Delinquency, and Criminal Behavior
Gena Castro Rodriguez, PsyD, LMFT, Chief of Victim Services, Office of District Attorney George Gascón
Handout: CastroRodriguez Slides

(B5) Part 2 - Misuse of Psychiatric Medications in Forensic Settings and Update on Medical Marijuana
Anthony Cozzolino, MD, Chief Psychiatrist- Adult Division, Department of Mental Health, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Mark Stanford, PhD, Senior Director, Integrated Behavioral Health and Quality Improvement, Encompass Community Services

(B6) WORDS TO DEEDS TRACK Examining the Mental Health and Criminal Justice Systems Intersection: A Project of the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC)
Toby Ewing, PhD, Executive Director, Mental Health Services Act Oversight and Accountability Commission
Ashley Mills, MS, Research Program Specialist, Mental Health Services Act Oversight and Accountability Commission

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm BREAK OUT SESSION C
(C1) Implementing the Seeking Safety Model for Individuals Suffering From Trauma and/or Substance Abuse
Ryan Sanft, LCSW, Director, Impression Healthcare Services, Inc. & PTSD Team Lead VAMC Loma Linda
Handout: Sanft Slides

(C2) Law Enforcement/Mental Health A Comprehensive Approach To Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System
Lieutenant Brian Bixler, Officer-in-Charge, Crisis Response Support Section, Los Angeles Police Department
Chuck Lennon, LCSW, Mental Health Program Director, LAPD Mental Evaluation Unit, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
Detective Paul Scire, Officer-in-Charge, Case Assessment and Management Program (CAMP), Mental Evaluation Unit, Los Angeles Police Department
Detective Michael Morlan, Officer-in-Charge of the Mental Evaluation Unit, Los Angeles Police Department
Handouts:
MEU Brochure
MEU Program Outline

(C3) Online Sexual Misconduct: Psychological Aspects and Risk Assessment
Hy Malinek, PsyD, Clinical and Forensic Psychologist

(C4) Remediating Juvenile Competency to Stand Trial: The Kids' Court School Competency Remediation Program
Rebecca Nathanson, PhD, James Rogers Professor of Education & Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Shauna Conner, Los Angeles County Department of Probation

(C5) Community Transition Center: A Collaborative Approach to Offender Reentry
Karna Lau, MPA, Supervising Probation Officer, San Diego Probation, Post Release Offender Division
Michelle Romero, LMFT, Program Manager, Behavioral Health Services Team, Optum

(C6) WORDS TO DEEDS TRACK Stepping Up California: County Leaders Working to Safely Reduce the Prevalence of Individuals with Mental Illness in Jail
Hallie Fader-Towe, Senior Policy Advisor for the Council of State Governments Justice Center
Robert Ochs, LCSW, Sonoma County Chief Probation Officer
Natalie Berns, Santa Cruz County Probation Department
Pam Rogers-Wyman, MFT, Santa Cruz County Behavioral Health
Handouts:
Stepping Up Initiative
Stepping Up Template

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm BREAK OUT SESSION D
(D1) Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) for Forensic Populations
Kathleen Wallace, San Francisco Community Behavioral Health
Handouts:
Wallace Slides

Wallace Handout

(D2) & (D6) WORDS TO DEEDS TRACK Creative Strategies for De-criminalizing the Mentally Ill
Sandra Sigrist, LCSW, Adult & Aging Clinical Manager, Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency
Christopher Z. Bulkeley, JD, Supervising Deputy District Attorney, Yolo County District Attorney's Office
Ian Evans, MFTI, Clinician, Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency
Christina Tranfaglia, MFT, Deputy Probation Officer, Mental Health Court, Yolo County

(D3) Psychodynamic Forensic Case Formulation
Eric P. Simon, PhD, ABPP, SVP Evaluator, California Department of State Hospitals Sex Offender Program
Handout: Simon Slides

(D4) Addressing Theory of Mind Deficits in Children with Attachment Disorders
Randall Ramirez, LCSW, LMFT, Clinical Director, Discovery Counseling Center
Handouts:
Ramirez Slides
Ramirez Bibliography

(D5) 'Just Get Over It' Just Isn't Enough: Toward a Conceptual Framework for Trauma-Informed Care
Alicia Summers, PhD, Program Director, Research & Evaluation, National Council of Juvenile & Family Ct Judges
Handout:
Summers Journal Article

Summers Slides

FRIDAY MARCH 18th
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
'What Works' for People with Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System
Jennifer Skeem, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Professor, School of Social Welfare & Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley
Handout:
Skeem Handout

Skeem Slides

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Extreme Self-Harm in California Prison Inmates: A Case Series and Formulation
Robert D. Canning, PhD
Melinda DiCiro, PsyD

The Role of Forensic Psychologists as Special Deputies in an Oregon Sheriff's Office
Gregory C. Czar, PhD
Ronald A. Glaus, PhD

Justice Involved Mental Health and Telecare's Recovery Centered Clinical System (RCCS)
Gary Hubbard, MFT
Cheryl Malinowski, PsyD
Handout: Hubbard Poster Handout

Legislation Affecting Forensic Mental Health in 2016
Sam Knudsen, Esq
FMHAC Public Policy Committee

Strength-Based Interventions Within the Context of Risk-Need-Responsivity:
Supporting a Treatment Milieu Through Positive Psychology, while Targeting the Reduction of Risks
and Enhancement of Protective Qualities

Willow Saloum PsyD
Anthony Yrigollen, ACSW
Handout: Saloum Poster

Risk Assessment and Child Pornography Offenders
Bethany Walters, MA
Dana Dalgleish, MA
Holly Skaff
Tamar Kenworthy, PsyD
Eric Hickey, PhD

Competency Restoration Evaluations and Training with Developmentally Delayed Individuals
Michelle Wysopal, PsyD
Venus Klinger, MA

 

REFERENCES

The 41st Annual FMHAC Conference
March 16-18, 2016
Hyatt Regency, Monterey, CA



> Conference Announcement
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> Evaluation form, electronic

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2016 SUSTAINING MEMBERS

Gilbert Abdalian, MBA, MFT
Patricia Butler, RN
Kenneth Carabello
Carson Chambers, PhD
Trayci Dahi, PhD
Jeffery Elias, Esq
Harry Goldberg, PhD
Mark Grabau, PhD
Thomas Granucci, LCSW
Carrie Gustafson
Robert Hart, MD
Ronald Kaufman, PsyD
Samuel Knudsen, Esq
Robert Leark, PhD
Cynthia Lermond, PsyD
Joseph Lockhart, PhD
David Meyer, Esq
Chief Robert Ochs, LCSW
Beverly Purdy, MD
Sanjay Rao, MD
Armando Sandoval
Munir Sewani, PhD
Tani Shaffer, PhD
Douglas Taylor Smith, LCSW
Alan Stillman, LCSW
Lindsay Weston, Esq

- View past sustaining members in our Conference Archives.

THANK YOU!
2016
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Continuing Education

Board of Behavioral Science Examiners / Board of Registered Nursing
14.5 CEUs available in 2016:
up to 4.5 CEUs Wednesday
up to 6 CEUs for the 2nd day
up to 4 CEUs for Wrap-up Session

Mandatory Continuing Education for Psychologists (MCEP)
FMHAC is an approved provider through the CPA (FOR005):
14.5 CEUs available in 2016:
up to 4.5 CEUs Wednesday
up to 6 CEUs for the 2nd day
up to 4 CEUs for Wrap-up Session
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)
Check back for an update on CMEs.

California State Bar (MCLE)
FMHAC is an approved provider, Provider #15388, selected sessions.
Selected Sessions:
Toby Ewing, PhD
Hallie Fader-Towe, Esq
William Hodgman, Esq
Karna Lau, MPA
Joseph Lockhart, PhD, ABPP
Hy Malinek, PhD
Rebecca Nathanson, PhD
Charles Scott, MD
Jennifer Skeem, PhD
Sandra Sigrist, LCSW
Eric Simon, PhD, ABPP
Alicia Summers, PhD

Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)
POST credits were not obtained in 2016.

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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