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2017 Summer Institute – Registration Now Open


John Jay College of Criminal Justice (New York City)


Join us for our Summer Training Institute to be held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in midtown Manhattan. Summer Training Institute is 5 days of mix-and-match workshops presented by internationally recognized experts in forensic mental health. The Forensic Training Academy brings world-class professional training in forensic mental health to John Jay College of Criminal Justice in June each year. Summer Training Institute provides an opportunity to receive premium professional training by the field’s top experts at the world’s most well-known College of Criminal Justice. Build your practice and expand your skill set with professional training by: Drs. David DeMatteo, John F. Edens, William Foote, David Martindale, and Martin Sellbom.

Select from 1- and 2- workshops to meet your practice needs. This 5 day professional training opportunity is perfect for forensic mental health professionals, legal professionals, law enforcement & correctional professionals, forensic evaluators, and those wishing to add forensic evaluation to their clinical practice.

– Interviewing, Report Writing, and Testifying in Child Custody Cases presented by: Dr. David Martindale
– Forensic & Correctional Applications of the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) presented by: Dr. John Edens
– Evidence for Forensic Mental Health Professionals presented by: Dr. David DeMatteo
– Psychological Evaluation in Personal Injury And Civil Rights Cases presented by: Dr. William Foote
– Personality Assessment in Forensic Evaluation using the MMPI-2-RF presented by: Dr. Martin Sellbom

– Professional training by internationally recognized experts in forensic mental health
– Evidence-based best practices, relevant research outcomes, clinical applications
– Build the knowledge, skill set, & expertise to take your practice to the next level
– Student discount of 50% available after May 15
– Lunch and am/pm refreshments included

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