Course Details

Course TitleImproving Clinical Judgment and Decision Making in Forensic Psychological Evaluation
Date 5/8/2014
ProviderAmerican Academy of Forensic Psychology Continuing Education Programs
Phone(855) 226-9412
LocationSan Diego
Credit Hours7
Instructor(s)Randy Otto, Ph.D., ABPP
Method of InstructionWorkshop/Seminar
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

This workshop focuses on improving forensic psychological evaluations and reports describing them by 1) reconsidering the case conceptualization process psychologists employ in forensic contexts, 2) reviewing research regarding expert testimony and bias, 3) reviewing research regarding judgment and decision making and associated errors that may occur in forensic evaluation contexts, and 4) providing strategies for neutralizing bias and decision making errors.

Course Objectives