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The 39th Annual FMHAC Conference
March 19-21, 2014
Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa
Monterey, CA
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LOCATION
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Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa
1 Old Golf Course Rd, Monterey, CA 93940
> Hotel Reservations, conference rate of $129/night.
Includes Resort Fee (wifi in guest rooms, parking, activity discounts)

SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS
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- Wednesday, March 19th -
Opening Session
Attachment, Regulation Theory, and the Origins of a Predisposition to Violence

Dr. Allan Schore

Keynote Address
Renewed Passion and New Methods in Forensic Mental Health
Dr. Joseph Malancharuvil

- Thursday, March 20th -
Featured Breakout Sessions
(concurrent)
Treatment of Violent Delinquents with Psychopathic Features
Dr. Michael Caldwell
Take a look at our presenters, Dr. Phil Rich and Dr. Michael Caldwell, in the latest IJBCT issue (thank you, Dr. Karen Franklin)
- IJBCT Volume 8, Issue 3-4, 2013

The Affordable Care Act and its Impact in Forensics
Steve Rosenberg

Court Testimony Issues in Sex Offender Cases
Dr. Amy Phenix

Forensic Report Writing in Sex Offender Cases
Dr. Philip Witt

Integration of Structured Risk Assessment into Clinical Practice
Dr. Sarah Desmarais

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

- Friday, March 21st -
Closing Sessions
(concurrent)
The DSM-5 and the Law: A Forensic Focus
Dr. Charles Scott

Contemporary Thinking and Approaches to Working with Sexually Abusive Youth
Dr. Phil Rich
Take a look at our presenters, Dr. Phil Rich and Dr. Michael Caldwell, in the latest IJBCT issue (thank you, Dr. Karen Franklin)
- IJBCT Volume 8, Issue 3-4, 2013

CONFERENCE TUITION
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Registration
Conference Tuition includes attendance to all sessions, Wednesday Welcome Reception and lunch on Thursday.
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$425 Member
$525 Non-Member
$220 Student Member,
Full-Time Student (must send proof of full-time student status)
$265 Student Non-Member,
Full-Time Student (must send proof of full-time student status)

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing.
$50 cancellation fee if request is received by February 26th; $100 fee if received after February 26th.
Cancellations are not accepted after March 14, 2014

CONTINUING EDUCATION
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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 for selected sessions have been approved!
3 CEUs Wednesday Opening Session
up to 6 CEUs for the 2nd day
up to 3 CEUs for Wrap-up Sessions

Selected Sessions:    
Allan Schore, PhD Janet Warren, DSW John Chamberlain, MD
Steve Rosenberg Peggie Webb, MA Alex Landon, JD
Raymond Scott, PhD Alan Stillman, LCSW Charles Scott, MD
Philip Witt, PhD Michael Caldwell, PsyD Phil Rich, EdD,LCSW
Glenn Lipson, PhD Sarah Desmarais, PhD  
Sam Himelstein, PhD Adrienne DiFabio, PhD  

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 have been approved for selected sessions.

Selected Sessions:    
Amy Phenix, PhD Alan Stillman, LCSW Charles Scott, MD
Behr/Heggarty Philip Witt, PhD  
Pratt/Groman/Hernandez Glenn Lipson, PhD  
Janet Warren, DSW Alex Landon, JD  


Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)
POST units have been 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 Raymond Scott, PhD
Behr/Heggarty Alan Stillman, LCSW
Pratt/Groman/Hernandez Michael Caldwell, PsyD
Steve Rosenberg Phil Rich, EdD,LCSW

Board of 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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The 39th Annual FMHAC Conference
March 19-21, 2014
Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa
Monterey, CA
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Get the most from Dr. Philip Witt's presentation at the conference:
Forensic Report Writing in Sex Offender Cases

This workshop is designed for mental health professionals who prepare sex offender evaluation reports. Topics to be addressed include: guiding principles for report organization and structure, distinctions between forensic and therapeutic evaluations, and elements of good reports. Participants are encouraged to submit their own reports to the presenter prior to the workshop for review and feedback (time permitting) during the training (email to: phwitt@apspa.com).
No identifying information will be used in discussing submitted reports to ensure its author's anonymity.

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Sustaining Membership
Becoming a sustaining member is a great way for you to show your support for FMHAC.
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
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.


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