This workshop is intended to provide participants with information on conducting forensic psychological evaluations with focus on the following:
-Conducting Psychological evaluations to assess sexual behavior problems (SBPs) across the lifespan
-The forensic evaluation vs. traditional psychological evaluations (side note: training for psychosexuals should be done subsequent to establishing competency with General forensic evaluations)
-Key distinguishing features of a Psychosexual vs. Sexual Behavior-Specific Evaluation (connotation based on age and gender)
-nuts and bolts of a sound forensic evaluation
-Assessment measures commonly used in completing evaluations for SBPs
-the role of safety-planning in Psychosexual / Sexual Behavior Specific Evaluations
Dr. Jeannie Brooks is a Psychologist in private practice, licensed in both Florida and New York who specializes in providing comprehensive forensic psychological evaluation and consultation services. Dr. Brooks is considered an Expert in several areas, and proffers Expert Witness Testimony in various legal venues, albeit, she specializes in conducting evaluations and serving as a consultant to attorneys and lead community-based care agencies in conjunction with the Dependency and Family Court systems. Her areas of expertise include comprehensive psychological, neuropsychological, psychosexual/sexual behavior-specific, Psycho-educational, and parental fitness evaluations and consultation. Dr. Brooks provides staff training on risk identification and management, in addition to maintaining active research in areas such as juvenile justice and best practices in forensic assessment.
AMHTI is approved as a provider of continuing education by numerous national agencies and routinely applies for continuing education credits for professionals from state agencies when needed.
There are many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations that will grant continuing education credit for attendance at AMHTI’s seminars and activities. If you have questions as to whether AMHTI’s continuing education credits will count for your state, please contact us.
The Advanced Mental Health Training Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AMHTI maintains responsibility for all programs and their content.
The Advanced Mental Health Training Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.6901. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Advanced Mental Health Training Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Modern Sex Therapy Institutes [1787, 1/7/22-1/7/23], is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.
AMHTI is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider#: 50-11996. AMHTI is an approved provider with the The Florida Certification Board. Provider #5273-A.
AMHTI is an approved provider with the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT). Provider # 07-110-J.