Course Details

Course TitleAAFP 2014 - Improving Clinical Judgment and Decision Making in Forensic Psychological Evaluation
Date 10/15/2014
ProviderAmerican Academy of Forensic Psychology Continuing Education Programs
Phone(855) 226-9412
Credit Hours7
Instructor(s)Randy K. Otto, PhD
Method of InstructionWorkshop/Seminar
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

This workshop focuses on improving forensic psychological evaluations and reports by 1) reconsidering the case conceptualization process employed by psychologists in forensic contexts, 2) reviewing research regarding expert testimony and bias, 3) reviewing research regarding judgment, 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