forensic psychiatry

Dr. Goldwaser was named as a “Distinguished Life Fellow” of the American Psychiatric Association.

The objective of a forensic psychiatrist is to give expert opinion to a reasonable degree of medical certainty, in the form of a written report, deposition or courtroom testimony in legal cases.

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Continuing Education

 

  • “Violence: Science, Speculation, and Forensic Psychiatry”; B Rosenfeld, PhD and “The Neuroscience Challenge to Forensic Psychiatry/Psychology”; S Morse, PhD, JD; 39th Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law and NYS Office of Mental. NYS Psychiatric Institute, January 25, 2014.

  • “Anxiety Disorders and their Treatment”; A. Shekhar, MD, PhD, American Psychiatric Association, Audio Digest – Psychiatry, January12, 2014.

  • “The Principles of Medical Ethics”; WD Levy, MDAudio Digest – Psychiatry, January12, 2014.

 

  • “DSM-5 and Criminal Justice: Implications for Evaluation, Treatment and Services”; M. Firs, MD. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and NYU School of Medicine Division of Forensic Psychiatry. New York, NY, December 11, 2013.

  • Therapeutic Approaches to Suicidality and Loss”; EM Plakum, MD, ML Glucksman, MD. Audio Digest – Psychiatry, October 30, 2013.

  • “Brain Health and Alzhemier Disease”: GW Small, MD; Audio-Digest  – Psychiatry. October 24, 2013.

  • “Technologies to Advance the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease”; American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry – September 1, 2013
  • “Spotlight on Molecular Imaging to Improve Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer Disease”; Continuing Medical Education – Medscape, July 21, 2013.
  • “Overview of the DSM-5”; S. Atdjian, MD, Grand Rounds Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, and Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Graystone Park Psychiatric Hopital, New Jersey, July 17, 2013.
  • “Advances in Violence Risk Assessment: Introduction and Application of the HCR-20 Version 3”; K Douglas, PhD & S. Hart, PhD, Fordham University Department of Psychology, June 13-14, 2013; New York, New York.
  • “Neurotransmitter Modulation Pathways in Szhizophrenia: The Match Game”; Continuing Medical Education – Medscape, June 6, 2013.
  • “Early Diagnosis and Management of Alzheimer’s Disease – Neurology Reports”; The CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., Journal CME / 74:2, June 3, 2013.
  • “Military and Sports-Related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Clinical Presentation, Management, and Long-Term Consequences”; The CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., Journal CME/74:2, June 3, 2013.
  • “2013 Master Psychopharmacology Algorithm Conference”; American Physician Institute for Advance Professional Studies; March 20-22, 2013, Naples, Florida.
  • “Neuropsychology and complex patients. How are we doing?”; G. Lamberty, PhD, ABPP; Minneapolis VA Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center; New York University Langone Medical Center; February 22, New York, New York.
  • “The Evaluation, Differential Diagnosis, and Management of Suicidal Behavior”; A. Slaby, MD, PhD, MPH; Amer. Assoc. of Suicidology; at the 38th Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. New York Academy of Medicine, January 26, 2013.
  • “New Jersey Mental Health and The Law 2012”; M.A. D’Anton, esq & L.D. Taylor,Esq; Heath Education Network, LLC, October 18, 2012, Bridgewater, NJ.
  • “Psychopharmacology”; J. Rosenbaum, MD & M. Fava, MD (course directors) Massachusetts General Hospital – Psychiatry Academy, September 28-39, 2012, Boston, MA.
  • “Treatment of Psychosis Part 1 and Part 2 – Antipsychotic Medications: New Antipsychotic Medications and Treatment Startegies for Acute Conditions – Antipsychotic Medications for Children”; SR Marder, MD, JW Goethe, MD; Audio Digest – Psychiatry, August 28, 2012.
  • “Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia”; RR Tampi, MD; Audio Digest – Psychiatry, August 28, 2012.
  • “Novel Neuroimaging Approaches to Traumatic Brain Injury”; K Lim, MD, Professor and Vice Chair for Research – Dept. of Psychiatry University of Minnesota, at NYU School of Medicine, August 16, 2012, New York, New York.
  • “The Role of Imaging for Early Diagnosis and Management of Alzheimer Disease”; R. Sperling, MD; Continuing Medical Education – Medscape; June 4, 2012.
  • “Dementia: A Comprehensive Update”; A. Atri, MD & B. Dickerson, MD (course directors) Harvard Medical School, May 30-June 1, 2012, Boston, MA.
  • “Suicide Risk Assessment and the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)”; training at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, KL Posner, PhD, Director, Center for Suicide Risk Assessment New York State Psychiatric Institute; May 18, 2012; Morris Plains, New Jersey.
  • “Psychopharmacology, 2012: A Master Class”; C. Salzman, MD, L. E. Lifson, MD (course directors) Harvard Medical School, April 20-21, 2012, Boston, MA.
  • “Assessment of Static and Dynamic Risk of Adult Sexual Offenders”; T. Bosley, PsyD, M. Main, PhD; Full Day Training – New Jersey Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, at Scotch Plains Police Academy, April 13, 2012. Scotch Plains, New Jersey.
  • “Update on PTSD Treatments: Advances in Treatment of PTSD & Pharmacologic Treatment of PTSD”; by T.M. Keane, PhD & J. Davidson, MD. Audio Digest – Psychiatry, March, 13, 2012.
  • “Sex Offender and the Law”; by C. Scott, MD. Audio Digest – Psychiatry, March, 13, 2012.
  • Psychic Harm and Workers’ Compensation”; by C. Scott, MD. Audio Digest – Psychiatry, February 23, 2012.
  • “Investigation and Treatment of Child Pornography Offenders”; Det. R. Bruccoliere, DAG K. Sharpe, and M. Nover, PhD; New Jersey Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, at Scotch Plains Police Academy, February 17, 2012. Scotch Plains, New Jersey.
  • “Gatekeepers or Swing Sitters: The Role of New York Judges in Courtroom Forensic Science Issues (A Demonstrable Need for Science Education)”; The Honorable J.B. Newton, Dean, New York State Judicial Institute; at the 37th Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. New York Academy of Medicine, January 21, 2012.
  • “Jeopardy for Psychiatrists: Forensic Malpractice Update”; B.. Brady, Esq., at the 37th Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. New York Academy of Medicine, January 21, 2012.
  • “Diagnosing and Managing Patients with Dementia”; Psychopedia/November 2011, presented by the University of Texas-Health Science Center at Fort Worth, R. Cooksey, DO, and J. Knebl, DO; January 17, 2012.
  • “Alzheimer’s Disease: Updated Diagnostic and Research Criteria”; Journal CME/72:9, September 2011, Continuing Medical Education activity sponsored by The CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc – accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. January 16, 2012.
  • “The Application of Medical Ethics in Psychiatry”; by A. Ellis, MD, PhD. Audio Digest – Psychiatry, December 14, 2011.
  • “Update Criteria for Alzheimer’s Disease”; Continuing Medical Education activity sponsored by The CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc – Webinar accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. December 5, 2011.
  • “Sexual Offenders: Identification, Risk Assessment, Treatment and Legal Issues”; JP Federoff, MD, C Scott, MD, F Saleh, H Zonana, MD, J Bradford, MD, R O’Shaugnessy, MD; 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, October 26-30, 2011, Boston, Mass.
  • “The Forensic Assessment”; D Pinals, MD, M. Norko, MD, A. Buchanan, MD, G. Glancy, MB; 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, October 26-30, 2011, Boston, Mass.
  • “Traumatic Brain Injury and Sociopathy: How, What and Where”; R Granacher, MD, M Fozdar, MD, T Allen, MD, H Wortzel, MD, J Holzer, MD; Neuropsychiatry Committee; 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, October 26-30, 2011, Boston, Mass.
  • “Testamentary Capacity and Guardianship”; D Pinals, MD, D Siegel, JD, M Price, MD, T Gutheil, MD; 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, October 26-30, 2011, Boston, Mass.
  • “Black Box or Pandora’s Box – How Black Boxes Affect our Field”; Psychopharmacology Committee; 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, October 26-30, 2011, Boston, Mass.
  • “NYU/Bellevue Psychopharmacology Annual Review”; Norman Sussman, MD [course director]; sponsored by the NYU Post-Graduate Medical School, at NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, October 22, 2011.
  • “Practical Guidance for Detection, Assessment, and Management of Behavioral and Psychological Signs and Symptoms in Alzheimer’s Disease: Focus on Neuropsychiatric Signs and Symptoms in the Context of Dementia: Role of Pharmacotherapy and Illustrative Scenarios for Individualized Treatment Planning”; P Tariot, MD & G Grossberg, MD. PeerView Institute for Medical Education-University of Florida College of Medicine. October 13, 2011.”
  • “Working With Person Who Sexually Offend; Assessing and Managing Risk – Stable 2007/Acute 2007: Regional Training Sessions”; Robin J. Wilson, PhD, ABPP. Sponsored by New York Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers; October 6, 2011, New York, New York.
  • “Diagnosing Paraphilias”; Anita Schlank, PhD, ABPP, Clinical Director Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation, Sponsored by The Sex Offender Civil Commitment Program – Network Webinar Series; October 5, 2011.
  • “Understanding Tolerability and Safety in Modern Antipsychotic Medications”, and “A Bridge to the Future: Redefining the Scientific Paradigm in the Treatment of Schizophrenia”; Henry Nasrallah, MD, Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH & Diane Perkins, MD, MPH. Continuing Medical Education – Medscape; September 4, 2011.
  • “Brain Injury and Substance Abuse: A Dangerous Mix. Medical Facts, Assessment, and Treatment Strategies”; sponsored by the Traumatic Brain Injury Association of New Jersey and the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Services. At JFK Medical Center; June 2, 2011. Edison, New Jersey.
  • “Child Forensic Interview Clinic”; presented by the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC), Patti Toth, JD, Program Manager, Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission; February 28 – March 4, 2011, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
  • “Civil Liability and Forensic Psychiatry: Selected Topics”; at the 36th Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, in cooperation with the New York State Office of Mental Health and the Forensic Psychiatric Clinic for the Criminal and Supreme Courts of the State of New York; “Assessing PTSD in a Forensic Setting” (by Charles Marmar, MD); “Child Custody and Visitation: Legal Principles and Psychiatric Evidence” (by Marsha Garrison, JD); Psychiatric Evaluation in Sexual Harassment Litigation” (by Lisa Gold, MD). January 22, 2011. New York University School of Medicine; New York.
  • “Malingering Wellness: The Hospitalized SVP Seeking Release”; by Abraham Halpern, MD; at the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law – Tri State Chapter Annual Meeting; co-sponsored by The Forensic Psychiatric Clinic of Bellevue Hospital Center; December 10-12, 2010; San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • “Psychological Testing for Forensic Psychiatrists”; 41st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. October 21-24, 2010; Tucson, Arizona.
  • “Review of Clinical Neuroscience for Forensic Psychiatry”; 41st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. October 21-24, 2010; Tucson, Arizona.
  • “Elder Financial Abuse and Forensic Psychiatry”; 41st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. October 21-24, 2010; Tucson, Arizona.
  • “Unlocking Suicidal Secrets: New Thoughts on Old Problems in Suicide Prevention”; Shawn C. Shea, MD, Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, October 6, 2010. Trenton, New Jersey.
  • “Risk Assessment for Adults and Juveniles Sex Offenders”; P. Witt, PhD, ABPP and S. Hiscox, PhD; New Jersey Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, all-day training at Scotch Plains Police Academy, September 17, 2010. Scotch Plains, New Jersey.
  • “Differential Diagnosis of Adults with ADHD: The role of Executive Function and Self-Regulation; Monitoring Adults with ADHD: A Focus on Executive and Behavioral Function; and Risks and Benefits of Available Treatments for Adult ADHD. The CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education – Webcast. August 5, 2010.
  • “In the Shadow of the Net: Sex Offenders Online”; David Delmonico, PhD and Elizabeth Griffin, MA, New Jersey Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, all-day training at Scotch Plains Police Academy, April 30, 2010. Scotch Plains, New Jersey.
  • “Recent Research in Antipsychotics – Antipsychotics in Major Mental Illness”; presented by Randall F. White, MD & Christopher U. Correll, MD; Continuing Medical Education – Medscape; March 26, 2010.
  • “Advance Topics in Dementia Diagnosis and Treatment”; presented by Robert J. Birnbaum, MD, PhD, Alirezza Atri, MD, PhD, and James M. Ellison, MD, MPH; Massachusetts General Hospital – Psychiatric Academy; Webcast, February 17, 2010.
  • “Static-99: Sex Offender Risk Assessment”; Course Sponsored by the Corrections and Community Justice Division, Justice Institute of British Columbia, Canada; February 5, 2010.
  • “Practical Sex Offender Management”; presented by Tay Bosley, Psy.D. (University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey) and Capt. Anne McGrath (New Jersey State Parole Board Sex Offender Management Unit), sponsored by New Jersey Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (NJATSA), January 8, 2010, Scotch Plains, New Jersey.
  • “Neuropsychological Forensic Evidence of the Post-Concussion Syndrome”; presented by Jaime Grodzinski, Psy.D.; at the First International Congress of Criminology and Forensic Psychiatry, at Buenos Aires Bar Association; September 22, 2009, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • “Post-Conviction Sex Offender Testing”; presented by Peter Brennan; Polygraphist – Special Treatment Unit; ‘Grand Rounds’ at the Anne Klein Forensic Center – Special Treatment Unit; August 4, 2009, Rahway, New Jersey.
  • “Code of Ethics” and “HIPPA Privacy and Security”; sponsored by Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc. and New York University Langone Medical Center; accredited by the Healthcare Compliance Certification Board. July 27, 2009.
  • “Penile Plethismographic Assessment”; presented by Cathy Bergen Program Coordinator – Special Treatment Unit; ‘Grand Rounds’ at the Anne Klein Forensic Center – Special Treatment Unit; July 28, 2009, Kearney, New Jersey.
  • “Assessing Psychopathy: Clinical-Forensic Applications of the PCL-R and PCL: SV”; Official Training in the Administration and Interpretation of the Psychopathy Checklist Revised (PCL-R), by Stephen D. Hart, Ph.D., sponsored by John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York; July 22-23, 2009 (14 contact hours). New York, New York.
  • “The Effects of Working with the Sexually Civilly Committed”; presented by Merrill Main, Ph.D., Clinical Director Special Treatment Unit; ‘Grand Rounds’ at the Anne Klein Forensic Center – Special Treatment Unit; June 16, 2009, Rahway, New Jersey.
  • “Risk Assessment of Sex Offenders in the Community”; presented by Natalie M. Barone, Psy.D., Director of Psychology – Special Treatment Unit; ‘Grand Rounds’ at the Anne Klein Forensic Center – Special Treatment Unit; March 24, 2009, Kearney, New Jersey.
  • “Psychiatric Controversies”; at the 34th Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, in cooperation with the New York State Office of Mental Health and the Forensic Psychiatric Clinic for the Criminal and Supreme Courts of the State of New York; “Delayed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans; Delayed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Survivors of Torture; Suicidality and Drug Safety: From Antidepressants to Chantix.” January 24, 2009. New York University School of Medicine; New York.
  • “Sentencing Strategies for the Effective Management of Sex Offenders in the Community”; presented by Anthony Smoaks; ‘Grand Rounds’ at the Anne Klein Forensic Center-Special Treatment Unit; January 22, 2009, Kearney, New Jersey.
  • “Internet Sex Crimes” and “Filicide Mental Illness Defense”; at the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law – Tri State Chapter Annual Meeting; co-sponsored by The Forensic Psychiatric Clinic of Bellevue Hospital Center; December 11-14, 2008; San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • “Educating the Health Professional for Improving Cultural Competency; Cultural Competency in Healthcare: A Clinical Review and Video Vignettes from the National Medical Association; Assuring Quality Care for People with Limited Health Literacy; Continuing Medical Education – Medscape; November 24, 2008.
  • “Forensic Psychiatry Review Course”; by P. Resnick, T. Gutheil, MD, C. Scott, MD, and D. Pinal, MD. 39th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. October 20-22, 2008; Seattle, Washington.
  • “The Challenges of Dual Diagnosis: Managing Substance Abuse in Severe Mental Illness”; The CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education – Webcast. July 14, 2008.
  • “Cultural Competence: Improving the Quality of Care Provided to New Jersey’s Diverse Communities”; presented by Robert C. Like, M.D., sponsored by the Institute of Medicine and Public Health of New Jersey, Princeton, New Jersey; May 2, 2008.
  • “Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Characteristics and Treatment”; presented by T. Mellman, MD, The CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education – Webcast. May 1, 2008.
  • “Residual Symptoms of Depression, Lethargy, and Cognitive Compromise”; presented by M. Fava, MD, A. Nierenberg, MD, and G. Sanacora, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital – Psychiatry Academy, office of Continuing Medical Education – Webcast. April 9, 2008.
  • “The Latest Outlook on the Neurological Pathophysiology and Treatment of Fibromyalgia”; presented by Daniel J. Clauw, M.D.; audio web program sponsored by Accelmed and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, March 4, 2008
  • “Hot Topics in Behavioral Health: Consent to Treatment, Emergency Services, and Behavioral Units Management Issues”; Online Audio Course presented by the American Bar Association – Health Law Section and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education, by C.B. Reagan, Esq., K. Kimery, Esq., J.V. Geraci, Esq.; February 27, 2008.
  • “Exploring and Studying Important Topics in Medical Ethics and Professional Responsibility: Discontinued Care, Informed Consent, Accepting Patients, Scope of Practice, Duties to Non-Patients”; online course presented by ELM Exchange, Inc. – Risk and Safety Institute; February 5, 2008.
  • “The Detection of Deception”; at the 33rd Annual Conferences of the Tri-State Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the law, in cooperation with the New York State of Mental Health and the Forensic Psychiatric Clinic for the Criminal and Supreme Courts of the State of New York; Psychological Testing; Polygraphy; Functional MRI; Ethics.” January 26, 2008; New York University School of Medicine: New York.
  • “Ethics Course: Boundary Violations, Clinical and Legal Issues”; presented by Glen O. Gabbard, M.D.: “Sexual and Nonsexual Boundary Violations in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy”; and Barry D. Trebach, Esq.: “Sexual Boundary Violations; Case Study and Litigation Outline”; sponsored by Frenkel and Co., Inc., and the American Home Assurance Company; at the Winter Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association, January 18, 2008; New York, New York.
  • “Internet Pedophilia, PTSD and The Insanity Defense;” presented by Eric Goldsmith, M.D., Program Chairman of the Tri-State Chapter, (AAPL) and Ken Cullen, M.S.W., at the Ninth Annual Conference of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL). December 9, 2007; San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • “Trans-Cultural Aspects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Other Anxiety Disorders;” presented by Roy Perlis, M.D., Mark Pollack, M.D., Naomi M. Simon, M.D., and Devon Hinton, M.D.; course (Web-cast) sponsored by Massachusetts General Hospital-Psychiatry Academy; November 28, 2007.
  • “Advances in the Identification and Management of Pediatric Psychotic and Mood Disorders: Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia, Childhood-Onset Bipolar Disorder, and Schizophrenia Prodrome;” presented by P. Masand, M.D., K. Chang, M.D., and C.U. Correll, M.D.; course (Web-cast) sponsored by (Continuing Medical Education); November 27, 2007.
  • “Sexual Assault Cases: Proven Strategies to Get a Not Guilty Verdict;” audio- conference presented by Stephanie Page, Senior Trial Counsel, Public Defender Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services, State of Massachusetts. Course sponsored by National Constitutional Center; November 27, 2007.
  • “Medical Errors and Patient Safety in Mental Health”; presented by Benjamin C. Grosso, M.D., Miles F. Shore, M.D., and Cathryn M. Clary, M.D., M.B.A.; course sponsored by Medscape (Continuing Medical Education); November 19, 2007.
  • “Basics of Neuropsychiatric Evaluation Across Psychiatric Disorders: Focus on Cognition”; presented by Timothy J. Petersen, Ph.D., Larry Seidman Ph.D., Mathew Menza, M.D., and Janet Sherman Ph.D.; course (Web-cast) sponsored by Massachusetts General Hospital-Psychiatry Academy; November 15, 2007.
  • “The Treatment of Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia in Children and Adolescents”; presented by Robert L. Findling, M.D., Roy S. Boorady, M.D., and Alexandra L. Sporn, M.D.; course sponsored by Medscape (Continuing Medical Education); November 14, 2007.
  • “Buprenorphine and Office-Based Treatment of Opioid Dependence”; full-day Course, jointly-sponsored by The American Psychiatric Association and The New Jersey Psychiatric Association. September 29, 2007; Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.
  • “Interviewing and Examining Child Witnesses: Proven Techniques that Work;” audio-conference by Colette Tvedt, Esq., sponsored by National Constitution Center; September 21, 2007.
  • “Forensics Topics: New Jersey Law on Competency to Stand Trial and Sanity Evaluations”; presented by Thomas G. Gutheil, M.D., professor (Forensic Psychiatry) Harvard Medical School, sponsored by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health Services; University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ); Trenton Psychiatric Hospital Parsippany, New Jersey; September 10, 2007.
  • “Autism Spectrum Disorder: Issues and Opinions”; half-day Symposium; presented by P. DeFina Ph.D., G. Feingold, M.D., and M. Bhatia, M.D., Department of Psychiatry at Barnert Hospital. September 6, 2007; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “Fact or Fiction: Is Child Abuse Often Alleged in Custody Cases?” Presented by Allen M. Bailey, Esq., Ann Haralambie, Esq; Lisae C. Jordan, Esq. (Sexual Abuse Legal Institute); Course (teleconference) co-sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA)- Section of Family Law, and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education; June 19, 2007.
  • “Forensic Developmental Psychology: Evaluating the Reliability and Credibility of Children’s Testimony”, Maggie Bruck, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions; at the NYU Child Study Center Grand Rounds; April 27, 2007; New York University Medical Center, New York, New York.
  • “Guardianship: Legal Criteria Applied in Health Care”; by Hon. Margaret McVeigh, JSC Passaic County, New Jersey; at Barnert Hospital; April 26 2007; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “Psychotropic Medications in Children and Adolescents”; presented by Malini Bhatia, M.D., Child Psychiatrist at Barnert Hospital, at the “Grand Rounds” of the Department of Psychiatry at Barnert Hospital. April 5, 2007; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “Civil Forensic Practice: Sex, Work, Trauma, and Safety”; at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, in cooperation with the Forensic Psychiatric Clinic for the Criminal and Supreme Courts of the State of New York; “Liability in Third Party Evaluations: Do you Understand your Risk?”: Neuropsychiatry of Traumatic Brain Injury”; ”Forensic Evaluation of the Impaired Physician”; “Civil Commitment of Sex Offenders in States without Sexual Laws”. January 20, 2007; New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York.
  • “Ethics and Experts”; presented by Randall G. Block, Esq; partner at Sedwick Detert Moran and Arnold, San Francisco, Ca; Sponsored by law.com – CLE Center (Continuing Legal Education Center); December 4, 2006.
  • “International Forensic Meeting; November 16-18, 2006; Santiago, Chile.
  • “Interviewing and Examining Child Witnesses: Proven Techniques You Can Use Today;” tele-conference by David S. Marshall, Esq., sponsored by National Constitutional Center; July 31, 2006.
  • “Ethical Issues in Representing Children in Custody Proceedings: Super Parent, Potted Plant… or Something in Between”; (Course) teleconference. Co-sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA)-Family Law Section and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education; June 13, 2006.
  • “Managing Psychological and Psychiatric Fitness for Duty and Threat Assessments”; presented by David Fisher, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., sponsored by Lorman Education Services; February 2, 2006.
  • “Mood Stabilizers, Brief Review of Modes of Action: Classical and Not so Classical Uses in Psychiatry”; presented by Wilfred Raby, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Substance Treatment and Research Service, Division on Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University; Scientific Meeting of New Jersey. Psychoanalytic Society at Farleigh Dickinson University. February 16, 2006; Teaneck, New Jersey.
  • “CBT/REBT” (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy/Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy); Three-Day Certificate Practicum; at the Albert Ellis Institute, January 27-29, 2006; New York, New York.
  • “Meeting the Needs of All Victims of Criminal Behavior”; at the 31st Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the law, in cooperation with the Forensic Psychiatric Clinic for the Criminal and Supreme Courts of the State of New York; New York University School of Medicine. January 29, 2006; New York, New York.
  • “Adolescent Psychiatry for Forensic Psychiatrist: Expanding the Scope of your Forensic Practice;” program sponsored by the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Tri-State Chapter; The Forensic Psychiatry Clinic for the Criminal and Supreme Courts of the State of New York; and the Society of Adolescent Psychiatry, at the New York University School of Medicine, January 21, 2006; New York, New York.
  • “Advanced Ethics: The Anatomy of Professional Disciplinary Actions – How To Protect Yourself”; Bryant Welsh, J.D., Course sponsored by PsyBC. October 9, 2005.
  • “Medical Records Law in New Jersey”; one-day Seminar presented by Beverly Hunt Binner, Esq., and Alyson Leone, Esq., sponsored by Lorman Educational Services. September 21, 2005; Newark, New Jersey.
  • “First Latin-American Forensic Psychiatric Meeting”; as Participant; August 16-17, 2005; Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • “Elder Law: Estate Planning”; course presented by Michael A. Manna, Esquire, Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and The Elder Law Committees of Bergen County and New Jersey State Bar Associations; at the Grand Rounds of the Department of Psychiatry at the Barnert Hospital. June 2, 2005; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “Legal and Financial Issues for those dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease”; presented by Beth Polner Abrahams, Esq., co-chair of the Nassau County Bar Association’s Elder Law Committee, at New York University Medical Center. May 16, 2005; New York, New York.
  • “Presenting Psychological and Neuropsychological Evidence in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice”; presented by the American Bar Association: Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Health Law Section, and the Center for Continuing Legal Education, in cooperation with the American Psychological Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. April 21-22, 2005; Chicago, Illinois.
  • “Medical Ethics in Mental Health Practice”, course presented by Mark Komarad, M.D., Chairman of the Clinical Ethics Committee for the Sheppard Pratt Health Systems; PsychCME Program.
  • “Ethics and Legalities Involved in Competence Determination in the Elderly”; presented by Raymond Deeney, Esquire, Adjunct Professor of Mental Health Law at Seton Hall School of Law; at the “Symposium on “Ethics, Pain Suffering of Geriatric Patients”; Department of Psychiatry at Barnert Hospital. March 3, 2005; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “Addiction Psychiatry for Forensic Psychiatrist”; 30th Annual Conference, jointly sponsored by Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, and the New York University School of Medicine. January 22, 2005; New York, New York.
  • “Ethics Course”, presented by Barry D. Treback, Esq., sponsored by Frenkel and Co., Inc, at the Winter Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association, January 21, 2005; New York, New York.
  • “Improving the Quality of Forensic Evaluations”, lecture presented by Robert M. Wettstein, M.D., President of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, at the 2004 Annual Meeting of AAPL. October 21, 2004; Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • “Understanding Risk Assessment”, course presented by Michael A. Norco, M.D., and Medelon V. Baronoski, Ph.D., at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law (AAPL). October 22, 2004; Scottsdale Arizona.
  • “Child Sexual Abuse – The Essential”; presented by Elisa Jacobson, MS, LCSW, Director, Youth Case Management at Trinitas Hospital in Elizabeth, New Jersey; at the “Grand Rounds” of the Department of Psychiatry at Barnert Hospital. November 4, 2004; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “The Psychiatrist as Expert Witness”, course presented by Phillip J. Resnick, M.D., at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL). October 22, 2004; Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • “Pearls and Pitfalls in Forensic Psychological Testing”, workshop conducted by William H. Campbell, M.D., and Madelon V. Baranoski, Ph.D., at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL). October 23, 2004; Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • “Detection of Malingering in Disabilities Evaluations”, workshop conducted by Roger Z. Samuel M.D., at the 2004 Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. October 24, 2004; Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • “The Experts Critique the Experts on Child Custody Evaluations”, sponsored by the American Bar Association, Section of Family Law and the ABA Center of Continuing Legal Education; 90-minute teleconference; July 20, 2004.
  • “Legal and Ethical Issues in Mental Health”, presented by Phillip J. Resnick, M.D. sponsored by Specialized Training Services, Inc; June 23, 2004, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.
  • “Sex: Victims and Victimizers”, 29th Annual Conference, jointly sponsored by the Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law at the New York University School of Medicine. January 24, 2004; New York, New York.
  • “Managing Sex Offender Risk: Conditional Release and Community Treatment;” a Symposium presented by Seton Hall Law Review and the New Jersey Institute of Law and Mental Health, Seton Hall University School of Law; February 20 2004; Newark, New Jersey.
  • “The Individual and Research”, Part of the Medical Research Year in Review; presented by the American Bar Association Center for Continuing Legal Education and Health Law Section, among other Sections. Faculty: George Annas, Esquire, Stephen F. Hanson, Esquire, Judy Norsigian, Esquire. October 28, 2003.
  • “Psychological and other Expert Testimony in Civil and Criminal Litigation”, sponsored by The American Bar Association (A.B.A.), Criminal Justice Section, Health Law Section, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education, in Cooperation with the American Psychological Association. October 2nd and 3rd, 2003; Chicago, Illinois.
  • “Assessment and Treatment of Child Sexual Abuse”, New Jersey Child Sexual Abuse Training Institute, in the Child Sexual Case Consultation Project; at the Audrey Hepburn Children’s House, Hackensack University Medical Center, 2002-2003; Hackensack, New Jersey.
  • “Patient with Suicidal Behaviors: Risks and Risk Management Strategies.” Presented by the APA- endorsed Psychiatrist Professional Liability Insurance Program. June 20, 2003; New York, New York.
  • “Litigating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder”; Sponsored by The American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Section and The Center for Continuing Legal Education; ABA Teleconference, April 15, 2003.
  • “Mental Health Disability Issues,” presented by Howard Gregory, Esq., Staff Attorney of the Health and Elder Unit, Northeast New Jersey Legal Services; “Grand Rounds”, of the Department of Psychiatry at Barnert Hospital; April 3, 2003; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “Mental Health Courts,” symposium presented by New Jersey’s Institute of Law and Mental Health, at Seton Hall Law School, March 28, 2003 Newark, New Jersey.
  • “Challenges for The Forensic Practitioner: Ethical and Legal Dilemmas,” 28th Annual Conference, jointly sponsored by the New York Academy of Medicine and The Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and The Law; January 25, 2003; New York, New York.
  • “Children of Divorce: Understanding the Legal Process and its Impact,” presented by The Bergen County Foundation, at George W. Newman Law Building. December 4, 2002; Hackensack, New Jersey.
  • “New Applications of Forensic Psychiatry: The Workforce;” sponsored by the Academy of Medicine of New York and Tri-state Chapter of The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. January 26, 2002; New York, New York.
  • “Child Sexual Abuse Case Consultation Project,” sponsored by the New Jersey Child Sexual Abuse Training Institute. October 25, 2002; Lawrenceville, New Jersey.
  • “PTSD in Forensic Practice,” course presented by Roger Pitman, MD, at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL). October 25, 2001; Boston, Massachusetts.
  • “Risk Assessment for Violence,” course Presented by Phillip Resnick, M.D., at the 2001 Annual Meeting of AAPL. October 26, 2001; Boston, Massachusetts.
  • “Neuropsychiatric Assessment in Forensic Psychiatry,” course presented by Angela Hagerty, MB, BCh, BAO, and William Barr, PhD, at the Annual Meeting of AAPL. October 26, 2001; Boston, Massachusetts.
  • “Redefining the Standard of Care: Medical and Legal Issues,” Internet Interactive Conference, Presented by John Justice, M.D., Medical Director Forensic Institute of West Virginia; sponsored by The University of California, Irvine College of Medicine. July 25, 2001.
  • “Three Symptom Clusters, One Disorder-Diagnosis and Treatment of PTSD,” presented by Jonathan Davison, M.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, South Carolina; sponsored by Medical Education Collaborative. September 17, 2001.
  • “The Interface between Geriatric Psychiatry and the Law,” program cosponsored by the New York County Lawyer Association, Continuing Legal Education Institute, The NYCLA Elder Law Committee and the Tri-State Chapter of The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. July 18, 2001, New York, New York.
  • “The Psychiatrist as Expert Witness,” course presented by Thomas G. Gutheil, M.D., sponsored by the Department of Continuing Education of the Harvard Medical School. July 9-13, 2001, Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
  • “A Multi-System Perspective of Juvenile Offenders and Their Mental Health Needs.” Half-day symposium sponsored by The Passaic County Children’s Interagency Coordinating Council, Barnert Hospital and The Passaic County Youth Service Commission; May 24, 2001; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “Psychiatric Evaluations in Child Custody Litigation: A View from the Couch, Bench and Bar;” program co-sponsored by the New York County Lawyer’s Association, Continuing Legal Education Institute, and Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. April 24, 2001, New York, New York.
  • “Mock Trial Series: Direct and Cross-Examination of a Psychiatric Expert in a Sexual Harassment Case,” New York County Lawyer’s Association. Continuing Legal Education Institute; March 13, 2001, New York, New York.
  • “New Legal Issues in the Practice of Psychiatry;” The Tri-State Chapter of The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, in cooperation with The Forensic Clinic for the Criminal and Supreme Courts of the State of New York (First Judicial Department) and co-sponsored by The New York Academy of Medicine and the New York Chapter of the American Society of Adolescent Psychiatry. 26th Annual Conference. January 21, 2001; New York, New York.
  • “Law School for Experts,” sponsored by S.E.A.K., Judicial; Legal and Medical Information Systems. June 14, 2000; Hyannis, Massachusetts.
  • “Ninth Annual National Expert Witness and Litigation Seminar,” sponsored by S.E.A.K. Inc.; June 15, 16, 2000; Hyannis, Massachusetts.
  • “Forensic Psychiatry Review Course,” The Osler Institute. March 1999.
  • “Forensic Psychiatry Review Course,” American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law; October 1998.
  • “Psychiatry and the Law”: Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law and the Post-Graduate Medical School – New York University Medical Center; 1996-1997; New York, New York.
  • “Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect,” sponsored by The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. November 14, 1992, New York, New York.

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  • “Spotlight on Molecular Imaging to Improve Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer Disease”; Continuing Medical Education – Medscape, July 21, 2013.
  • “Overview of the DSM-5”; S. Atdjian, MD, Grand Rounds Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, and Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Graystone Park Psychiatric Hopital, New Jersey, July 17, 2013.
  • “Advances in Violence Risk Assessment: Introduction and Application of the HCR-20 Version 3”; K Douglas, PhD & S. Hart, PhD, Fordham University Department of Psychology, June 13-14, 2013; New York, New York.
  • “Neurotransmitter Modulation Pathways in Szhizophrenia: The Match Game”; Continuing Medical Education – Medscape, June 6, 2013.
  • “Early Diagnosis and Management of Alzheimer’s Disease – Neurology Reports”; The CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., Journal CME / 74:2, June 3, 2013.
  • “Military and Sports-Related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Clinical Presentation, Management, and Long-Term Consequences”; The CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., Journal CME/74:2, June 3, 2013.
  • “2013 Master Psychopharmacology Algorithm Conference”; American Physician Institute for Advance Professional Studies; March 20-22, 2013, Naples, Florida.
  • “Neuropsychology and complex patients. How are we doing?”; G. Lamberty, PhD, ABPP; Minneapolis VA Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center; New York University Langone Medical Center; February 22, New York, New York.
  • “The Evaluation, Differential Diagnosis, and Management of Suicidal Behavior”; A. Slaby, MD, PhD, MPH; Amer. Assoc. of Suicidology; at the 38th Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. New York Academy of Medicine, January 26, 2013.
  • “New Jersey Mental Health and The Law 2012”; M.A. D’Anton, esq & L.D. Taylor,Esq; Heath Education Network, LLC, October 18, 2012, Bridgewater, NJ.
  • “Psychopharmacology”; J. Rosenbaum, MD & M. Fava, MD (course directors) Massachusetts General Hospital – Psychiatry Academy, September 28-39, 2012, Boston, MA.
  • “Treatment of Psychosis Part 1 and Part 2 – Antipsychotic Medications: New Antipsychotic Medications and Treatment Startegies for Acute Conditions – Antipsychotic Medications for Children”; SR Marder, MD, JW Goethe, MD; Audio Digest – Psychiatry, August 28, 2012.
  • “Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia”; RR Tampi, MD; Audio Digest – Psychiatry, August 28, 2012.
  • “Novel Neuroimaging Approaches to Traumatic Brain Injury”; K Lim, MD, Professor and Vice Chair for Research – Dept. of Psychiatry University of Minnesota, at NYU School of Medicine, August 16, 2012, New York, New York.
  • “The Role of Imaging for Early Diagnosis and Management of Alzheimer Disease”; R. Sperling, MD; Continuing Medical Education – Medscape; June 4, 2012.
  • “Dementia: A Comprehensive Update”; A. Atri, MD & B. Dickerson, MD (course directors) Harvard Medical School, May 30-June 1, 2012, Boston, MA.
  • “Suicide Risk Assessment and the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)”; training at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, KL Posner, PhD, Director, Center for Suicide Risk Assessment New York State Psychiatric Institute; May 18, 2012; Morris Plains, New Jersey.
  • “Psychopharmacology, 2012: A Master Class”; C. Salzman, MD, L. E. Lifson, MD (course directors) Harvard Medical School, April 20-21, 2012, Boston, MA.
  • “Assessment of Static and Dynamic Risk of Adult Sexual Offenders”; T. Bosley, PsyD, M. Main, PhD; Full Day Training – New Jersey Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, at Scotch Plains Police Academy, April 13, 2012. Scotch Plains, New Jersey.
  • “Update on PTSD Treatments: Advances in Treatment of PTSD & Pharmacologic Treatment of PTSD”; by T.M. Keane, PhD & J. Davidson, MD. Audio Digest – Psychiatry, March, 13, 2012.
  • “Sex Offender and the Law”; by C. Scott, MD. Audio Digest – Psychiatry, March, 13, 2012.
  • Psychic Harm and Workers’ Compensation”; by C. Scott, MD. Audio Digest – Psychiatry, February 23, 2012.
  • “Investigation and Treatment of Child Pornography Offenders”; Det. R. Bruccoliere, DAG K. Sharpe, and M. Nover, PhD; New Jersey Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, at Scotch Plains Police Academy, February 17, 2012. Scotch Plains, New Jersey.
  • “Gatekeepers or Swing Sitters: The Role of New York Judges in Courtroom Forensic Science Issues (A Demonstrable Need for Science Education)”; The Honorable J.B. Newton, Dean, New York State Judicial Institute; at the 37th Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. New York Academy of Medicine, January 21, 2012.
  • “Jeopardy for Psychiatrists: Forensic Malpractice Update”; B.. Brady, Esq., at the 37th Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. New York Academy of Medicine, January 21, 2012.
  • “Diagnosing and Managing Patients with Dementia”; Psychopedia/November 2011, presented by the University of Texas-Health Science Center at Fort Worth, R. Cooksey, DO, and J. Knebl, DO; January 17, 2012.
  • “Alzheimer’s Disease: Updated Diagnostic and Research Criteria”; Journal CME/72:9, September 2011, Continuing Medical Education activity sponsored by The CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc – accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. January 16, 2012.
  • “The Application of Medical Ethics in Psychiatry”; by A. Ellis, MD, PhD. Audio Digest – Psychiatry, December 14, 2011.
  • “Update Criteria for Alzheimer’s Disease”; Continuing Medical Education activity sponsored by The CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc – Webinar accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. December 5, 2011.
  • “Sexual Offenders: Identification, Risk Assessment, Treatment and Legal Issues”; JP Federoff, MD, C Scott, MD, F Saleh, H Zonana, MD, J Bradford, MD, R O’Shaugnessy, MD; 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, October 26-30, 2011, Boston, Mass.
  • “The Forensic Assessment”; D Pinals, MD, M. Norko, MD, A. Buchanan, MD, G. Glancy, MB; 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, October 26-30, 2011, Boston, Mass.
  • “Traumatic Brain Injury and Sociopathy: How, What and Where”; R Granacher, MD, M Fozdar, MD, T Allen, MD, H Wortzel, MD, J Holzer, MD; Neuropsychiatry Committee; 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, October 26-30, 2011, Boston, Mass.
  • “Testamentary Capacity and Guardianship”; D Pinals, MD, D Siegel, JD, M Price, MD, T Gutheil, MD; 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, October 26-30, 2011, Boston, Mass.
  • “Black Box or Pandora’s Box – How Black Boxes Affect our Field”; Psychopharmacology Committee; 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, October 26-30, 2011, Boston, Mass.
  • “NYU/Bellevue Psychopharmacology Annual Review”; Norman Sussman, MD [course director]; sponsored by the NYU Post-Graduate Medical School, at NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, October 22, 2011.
  • “Practical Guidance for Detection, Assessment, and Management of Behavioral and Psychological Signs and Symptoms in Alzheimer’s Disease: Focus on Neuropsychiatric Signs and Symptoms in the Context of Dementia: Role of Pharmacotherapy and Illustrative Scenarios for Individualized Treatment Planning”; P Tariot, MD & G Grossberg, MD. PeerView Institute for Medical Education-University of Florida College of Medicine. October 13, 2011.”
  • “Working With Person Who Sexually Offend; Assessing and Managing Risk – Stable 2007/Acute 2007: Regional Training Sessions”; Robin J. Wilson, PhD, ABPP. Sponsored by New York Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers; October 6, 2011, New York, New York.
  • “Diagnosing Paraphilias”; Anita Schlank, PhD, ABPP, Clinical Director Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation, Sponsored by The Sex Offender Civil Commitment Program – Network Webinar Series; October 5, 2011.
  • “Understanding Tolerability and Safety in Modern Antipsychotic Medications”, and “A Bridge to the Future: Redefining the Scientific Paradigm in the Treatment of Schizophrenia”; Henry Nasrallah, MD, Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH & Diane Perkins, MD, MPH. Continuing Medical Education – Medscape; September 4, 2011.
  • “Brain Injury and Substance Abuse: A Dangerous Mix. Medical Facts, Assessment, and Treatment Strategies”; sponsored by the Traumatic Brain Injury Association of New Jersey and the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Services. At JFK Medical Center; June 2, 2011. Edison, New Jersey.
  • “Child Forensic Interview Clinic”; presented by the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC), Patti Toth, JD, Program Manager, Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission; February 28 – March 4, 2011, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
  • “Civil Liability and Forensic Psychiatry: Selected Topics”; at the 36th Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, in cooperation with the New York State Office of Mental Health and the Forensic Psychiatric Clinic for the Criminal and Supreme Courts of the State of New York; “Assessing PTSD in a Forensic Setting” (by Charles Marmar, MD); “Child Custody and Visitation: Legal Principles and Psychiatric Evidence” (by Marsha Garrison, JD); Psychiatric Evaluation in Sexual Harassment Litigation” (by Lisa Gold, MD). January 22, 2011. New York University School of Medicine; New York.
  • “Malingering Wellness: The Hospitalized SVP Seeking Release”; by Abraham Halpern, MD; at the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law – Tri State Chapter Annual Meeting; co-sponsored by The Forensic Psychiatric Clinic of Bellevue Hospital Center; December 10-12, 2010; San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • “Psychological Testing for Forensic Psychiatrists”; 41st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. October 21-24, 2010; Tucson, Arizona.
  • “Review of Clinical Neuroscience for Forensic Psychiatry”; 41st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. October 21-24, 2010; Tucson, Arizona.
  • “Elder Financial Abuse and Forensic Psychiatry”; 41st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. October 21-24, 2010; Tucson, Arizona.
  • “Unlocking Suicidal Secrets: New Thoughts on Old Problems in Suicide Prevention”; Shawn C. Shea, MD, Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, October 6, 2010. Trenton, New Jersey.
  • “Risk Assessment for Adults and Juveniles Sex Offenders”; P. Witt, PhD, ABPP and S. Hiscox, PhD; New Jersey Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, all-day training at Scotch Plains Police Academy, September 17, 2010. Scotch Plains, New Jersey.
  • “Differential Diagnosis of Adults with ADHD: The role of Executive Function and Self-Regulation; Monitoring Adults with ADHD: A Focus on Executive and Behavioral Function; and Risks and Benefits of Available Treatments for Adult ADHD. The CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education – Webcast. August 5, 2010.
  • “In the Shadow of the Net: Sex Offenders Online”; David Delmonico, PhD and Elizabeth Griffin, MA, New Jersey Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, all-day training at Scotch Plains Police Academy, April 30, 2010. Scotch Plains, New Jersey.
  • “Recent Research in Antipsychotics – Antipsychotics in Major Mental Illness”; presented by Randall F. White, MD & Christopher U. Correll, MD; Continuing Medical Education – Medscape; March 26, 2010.
  • “Advance Topics in Dementia Diagnosis and Treatment”; presented by Robert J. Birnbaum, MD, PhD, Alirezza Atri, MD, PhD, and James M. Ellison, MD, MPH; Massachusetts General Hospital – Psychiatric Academy; Webcast, February 17, 2010.
  • “Static-99: Sex Offender Risk Assessment”; Course Sponsored by the Corrections and Community Justice Division, Justice Institute of British Columbia, Canada; February 5, 2010.
  • “Practical Sex Offender Management”; presented by Tay Bosley, Psy.D. (University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey) and Capt. Anne McGrath (New Jersey State Parole Board Sex Offender Management Unit), sponsored by New Jersey Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (NJATSA), January 8, 2010, Scotch Plains, New Jersey.
  • “Neuropsychological Forensic Evidence of the Post-Concussion Syndrome”; presented by Jaime Grodzinski, Psy.D.; at the First International Congress of Criminology and Forensic Psychiatry, at Buenos Aires Bar Association; September 22, 2009, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • “Post-Conviction Sex Offender Testing”; presented by Peter Brennan; Polygraphist – Special Treatment Unit; ‘Grand Rounds’ at the Anne Klein Forensic Center – Special Treatment Unit; August 4, 2009, Rahway, New Jersey.
  • “Code of Ethics” and “HIPPA Privacy and Security”; sponsored by Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc. and New York University Langone Medical Center; accredited by the Healthcare Compliance Certification Board. July 27, 2009.
  • “Penile Plethismographic Assessment”; presented by Cathy Bergen Program Coordinator – Special Treatment Unit; ‘Grand Rounds’ at the Anne Klein Forensic Center – Special Treatment Unit; July 28, 2009, Kearney, New Jersey.
  • “Assessing Psychopathy: Clinical-Forensic Applications of the PCL-R and PCL: SV”; Official Training in the Administration and Interpretation of the Psychopathy Checklist Revised (PCL-R), by Stephen D. Hart, Ph.D., sponsored by John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York; July 22-23, 2009 (14 contact hours). New York, New York.
  • “The Effects of Working with the Sexually Civilly Committed”; presented by Merrill Main, Ph.D., Clinical Director Special Treatment Unit; ‘Grand Rounds’ at the Anne Klein Forensic Center – Special Treatment Unit; June 16, 2009, Rahway, New Jersey.
  • “Risk Assessment of Sex Offenders in the Community”; presented by Natalie M. Barone, Psy.D., Director of Psychology – Special Treatment Unit; ‘Grand Rounds’ at the Anne Klein Forensic Center – Special Treatment Unit; March 24, 2009, Kearney, New Jersey.
  • “Psychiatric Controversies”; at the 34th Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, in cooperation with the New York State Office of Mental Health and the Forensic Psychiatric Clinic for the Criminal and Supreme Courts of the State of New York; “Delayed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans; Delayed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Survivors of Torture; Suicidality and Drug Safety: From Antidepressants to Chantix.” January 24, 2009. New York University School of Medicine; New York.
  • “Sentencing Strategies for the Effective Management of Sex Offenders in the Community”; presented by Anthony Smoaks; ‘Grand Rounds’ at the Anne Klein Forensic Center-Special Treatment Unit; January 22, 2009, Kearney, New Jersey.
  • “Internet Sex Crimes” and “Filicide Mental Illness Defense”; at the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law – Tri State Chapter Annual Meeting; co-sponsored by The Forensic Psychiatric Clinic of Bellevue Hospital Center; December 11-14, 2008; San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • “Educating the Health Professional for Improving Cultural Competency; Cultural Competency in Healthcare: A Clinical Review and Video Vignettes from the National Medical Association; Assuring Quality Care for People with Limited Health Literacy; Continuing Medical Education – Medscape; November 24, 2008.
  • “Forensic Psychiatry Review Course”; by P. Resnick, T. Gutheil, MD, C. Scott, MD, and D. Pinal, MD. 39th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. October 20-22, 2008; Seattle, Washington.
  • “The Challenges of Dual Diagnosis: Managing Substance Abuse in Severe Mental Illness”; The CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education – Webcast. July 14, 2008.
  • “Cultural Competence: Improving the Quality of Care Provided to New Jersey’s Diverse Communities”; presented by Robert C. Like, M.D., sponsored by the Institute of Medicine and Public Health of New Jersey, Princeton, New Jersey; May 2, 2008.
  • “Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Characteristics and Treatment”; presented by T. Mellman, MD, The CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education – Webcast. May 1, 2008.
  • “Residual Symptoms of Depression, Lethargy, and Cognitive Compromise”; presented by M. Fava, MD, A. Nierenberg, MD, and G. Sanacora, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital – Psychiatry Academy, office of Continuing Medical Education – Webcast. April 9, 2008.
  • “The Latest Outlook on the Neurological Pathophysiology and Treatment of Fibromyalgia”; presented by Daniel J. Clauw, M.D.; audio web program sponsored by Accelmed and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, March 4, 2008
  • “Hot Topics in Behavioral Health: Consent to Treatment, Emergency Services, and Behavioral Units Management Issues”; Online Audio Course presented by the American Bar Association – Health Law Section and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education, by C.B. Reagan, Esq., K. Kimery, Esq., J.V. Geraci, Esq.; February 27, 2008.
  • “Exploring and Studying Important Topics in Medical Ethics and Professional Responsibility: Discontinued Care, Informed Consent, Accepting Patients, Scope of Practice, Duties to Non-Patients”; online course presented by ELM Exchange, Inc. – Risk and Safety Institute; February 5, 2008.
  • “The Detection of Deception”; at the 33rd Annual Conferences of the Tri-State Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the law, in cooperation with the New York State of Mental Health and the Forensic Psychiatric Clinic for the Criminal and Supreme Courts of the State of New York; Psychological Testing; Polygraphy; Functional MRI; Ethics.” January 26, 2008; New York University School of Medicine: New York.
  • “Ethics Course: Boundary Violations, Clinical and Legal Issues”; presented by Glen O. Gabbard, M.D.: “Sexual and Nonsexual Boundary Violations in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy”; and Barry D. Trebach, Esq.: “Sexual Boundary Violations; Case Study and Litigation Outline”; sponsored by Frenkel and Co., Inc., and the American Home Assurance Company; at the Winter Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association, January 18, 2008; New York, New York.
  • “Internet Pedophilia, PTSD and The Insanity Defense;” presented by Eric Goldsmith, M.D., Program Chairman of the Tri-State Chapter, (AAPL) and Ken Cullen, M.S.W., at the Ninth Annual Conference of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL). December 9, 2007; San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • “Trans-Cultural Aspects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Other Anxiety Disorders;” presented by Roy Perlis, M.D., Mark Pollack, M.D., Naomi M. Simon, M.D., and Devon Hinton, M.D.; course (Web-cast) sponsored by Massachusetts General Hospital-Psychiatry Academy; November 28, 2007.
  • “Advances in the Identification and Management of Pediatric Psychotic and Mood Disorders: Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia, Childhood-Onset Bipolar Disorder, and Schizophrenia Prodrome;” presented by P. Masand, M.D., K. Chang, M.D., and C.U. Correll, M.D.; course (Web-cast) sponsored by (Continuing Medical Education); November 27, 2007.
  • “Sexual Assault Cases: Proven Strategies to Get a Not Guilty Verdict;” audio- conference presented by Stephanie Page, Senior Trial Counsel, Public Defender Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services, State of Massachusetts. Course sponsored by National Constitutional Center; November 27, 2007.
  • “Medical Errors and Patient Safety in Mental Health”; presented by Benjamin C. Grosso, M.D., Miles F. Shore, M.D., and Cathryn M. Clary, M.D., M.B.A.; course sponsored by Medscape (Continuing Medical Education); November 19, 2007.
  • “Basics of Neuropsychiatric Evaluation Across Psychiatric Disorders: Focus on Cognition”; presented by Timothy J. Petersen, Ph.D., Larry Seidman Ph.D., Mathew Menza, M.D., and Janet Sherman Ph.D.; course (Web-cast) sponsored by Massachusetts General Hospital-Psychiatry Academy; November 15, 2007.
  • “The Treatment of Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia in Children and Adolescents”; presented by Robert L. Findling, M.D., Roy S. Boorady, M.D., and Alexandra L. Sporn, M.D.; course sponsored by Medscape (Continuing Medical Education); November 14, 2007.
  • “Buprenorphine and Office-Based Treatment of Opioid Dependence”; full-day Course, jointly-sponsored by The American Psychiatric Association and The New Jersey Psychiatric Association. September 29, 2007; Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.
  • “Interviewing and Examining Child Witnesses: Proven Techniques that Work;” audio-conference by Colette Tvedt, Esq., sponsored by National Constitution Center; September 21, 2007.
  • “Forensics Topics: New Jersey Law on Competency to Stand Trial and Sanity Evaluations”; presented by Thomas G. Gutheil, M.D., professor (Forensic Psychiatry) Harvard Medical School, sponsored by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health Services; University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ); Trenton Psychiatric Hospital Parsippany, New Jersey; September 10, 2007.
  • “Autism Spectrum Disorder: Issues and Opinions”; half-day Symposium; presented by P. DeFina Ph.D., G. Feingold, M.D., and M. Bhatia, M.D., Department of Psychiatry at Barnert Hospital. September 6, 2007; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “Fact or Fiction: Is Child Abuse Often Alleged in Custody Cases?” Presented by Allen M. Bailey, Esq., Ann Haralambie, Esq; Lisae C. Jordan, Esq. (Sexual Abuse Legal Institute); Course (teleconference) co-sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA)- Section of Family Law, and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education; June 19, 2007.
  • “Forensic Developmental Psychology: Evaluating the Reliability and Credibility of Children’s Testimony”, Maggie Bruck, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions; at the NYU Child Study Center Grand Rounds; April 27, 2007; New York University Medical Center, New York, New York.
  • “Guardianship: Legal Criteria Applied in Health Care”; by Hon. Margaret McVeigh, JSC Passaic County, New Jersey; at Barnert Hospital; April 26 2007; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “Psychotropic Medications in Children and Adolescents”; presented by Malini Bhatia, M.D., Child Psychiatrist at Barnert Hospital, at the “Grand Rounds” of the Department of Psychiatry at Barnert Hospital. April 5, 2007; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “Civil Forensic Practice: Sex, Work, Trauma, and Safety”; at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, in cooperation with the Forensic Psychiatric Clinic for the Criminal and Supreme Courts of the State of New York; “Liability in Third Party Evaluations: Do you Understand your Risk?”: Neuropsychiatry of Traumatic Brain Injury”; ”Forensic Evaluation of the Impaired Physician”; “Civil Commitment of Sex Offenders in States without Sexual Laws”. January 20, 2007; New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York.
  • “Ethics and Experts”; presented by Randall G. Block, Esq; partner at Sedwick Detert Moran and Arnold, San Francisco, Ca; Sponsored by law.com – CLE Center (Continuing Legal Education Center); December 4, 2006.
  • “International Forensic Meeting; November 16-18, 2006; Santiago, Chile.
  • “Interviewing and Examining Child Witnesses: Proven Techniques You Can Use Today;” tele-conference by David S. Marshall, Esq., sponsored by National Constitutional Center; July 31, 2006.
  • “Ethical Issues in Representing Children in Custody Proceedings: Super Parent, Potted Plant… or Something in Between”; (Course) teleconference. Co-sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA)-Family Law Section and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education; June 13, 2006.
  • “Managing Psychological and Psychiatric Fitness for Duty and Threat Assessments”; presented by David Fisher, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., sponsored by Lorman Education Services; February 2, 2006.
  • “Mood Stabilizers, Brief Review of Modes of Action: Classical and Not so Classical Uses in Psychiatry”; presented by Wilfred Raby, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Substance Treatment and Research Service, Division on Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University; Scientific Meeting of New Jersey. Psychoanalytic Society at Farleigh Dickinson University. February 16, 2006; Teaneck, New Jersey.
  • “CBT/REBT” (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy/Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy); Three-Day Certificate Practicum; at the Albert Ellis Institute, January 27-29, 2006; New York, New York.
  • “Meeting the Needs of All Victims of Criminal Behavior”; at the 31st Annual Conference of the Tri-State Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the law, in cooperation with the Forensic Psychiatric Clinic for the Criminal and Supreme Courts of the State of New York; New York University School of Medicine. January 29, 2006; New York, New York.
  • “Adolescent Psychiatry for Forensic Psychiatrist: Expanding the Scope of your Forensic Practice;” program sponsored by the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Tri-State Chapter; The Forensic Psychiatry Clinic for the Criminal and Supreme Courts of the State of New York; and the Society of Adolescent Psychiatry, at the New York University School of Medicine, January 21, 2006; New York, New York.
  • “Advanced Ethics: The Anatomy of Professional Disciplinary Actions – How To Protect Yourself”; Bryant Welsh, J.D., Course sponsored by PsyBC. October 9, 2005.
  • “Medical Records Law in New Jersey”; one-day Seminar presented by Beverly Hunt Binner, Esq., and Alyson Leone, Esq., sponsored by Lorman Educational Services. September 21, 2005; Newark, New Jersey.
  • “First Latin-American Forensic Psychiatric Meeting”; as Participant; August 16-17, 2005; Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • “Elder Law: Estate Planning”; course presented by Michael A. Manna, Esquire, Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and The Elder Law Committees of Bergen County and New Jersey State Bar Associations; at the Grand Rounds of the Department of Psychiatry at the Barnert Hospital. June 2, 2005; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “Legal and Financial Issues for those dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease”; presented by Beth Polner Abrahams, Esq., co-chair of the Nassau County Bar Association’s Elder Law Committee, at New York University Medical Center. May 16, 2005; New York, New York.
  • “Presenting Psychological and Neuropsychological Evidence in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice”; presented by the American Bar Association: Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Health Law Section, and the Center for Continuing Legal Education, in cooperation with the American Psychological Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. April 21-22, 2005; Chicago, Illinois.
  • “Medical Ethics in Mental Health Practice”, course presented by Mark Komarad, M.D., Chairman of the Clinical Ethics Committee for the Sheppard Pratt Health Systems; PsychCME Program.
  • “Ethics and Legalities Involved in Competence Determination in the Elderly”; presented by Raymond Deeney, Esquire, Adjunct Professor of Mental Health Law at Seton Hall School of Law; at the “Symposium on “Ethics, Pain Suffering of Geriatric Patients”; Department of Psychiatry at Barnert Hospital. March 3, 2005; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “Addiction Psychiatry for Forensic Psychiatrist”; 30th Annual Conference, jointly sponsored by Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, and the New York University School of Medicine. January 22, 2005; New York, New York.
  • “Ethics Course”, presented by Barry D. Treback, Esq., sponsored by Frenkel and Co., Inc, at the Winter Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association, January 21, 2005; New York, New York.
  • “Improving the Quality of Forensic Evaluations”, lecture presented by Robert M. Wettstein, M.D., President of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, at the 2004 Annual Meeting of AAPL. October 21, 2004; Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • “Understanding Risk Assessment”, course presented by Michael A. Norco, M.D., and Medelon V. Baronoski, Ph.D., at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law (AAPL). October 22, 2004; Scottsdale Arizona.
  • “Child Sexual Abuse – The Essential”; presented by Elisa Jacobson, MS, LCSW, Director, Youth Case Management at Trinitas Hospital in Elizabeth, New Jersey; at the “Grand Rounds” of the Department of Psychiatry at Barnert Hospital. November 4, 2004; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “The Psychiatrist as Expert Witness”, course presented by Phillip J. Resnick, M.D., at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL). October 22, 2004; Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • “Pearls and Pitfalls in Forensic Psychological Testing”, workshop conducted by William H. Campbell, M.D., and Madelon V. Baranoski, Ph.D., at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL). October 23, 2004; Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • “Detection of Malingering in Disabilities Evaluations”, workshop conducted by Roger Z. Samuel M.D., at the 2004 Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. October 24, 2004; Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • “The Experts Critique the Experts on Child Custody Evaluations”, sponsored by the American Bar Association, Section of Family Law and the ABA Center of Continuing Legal Education; 90-minute teleconference; July 20, 2004.
  • “Legal and Ethical Issues in Mental Health”, presented by Phillip J. Resnick, M.D. sponsored by Specialized Training Services, Inc; June 23, 2004, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.
  • “Sex: Victims and Victimizers”, 29th Annual Conference, jointly sponsored by the Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law at the New York University School of Medicine. January 24, 2004; New York, New York.
  • “Managing Sex Offender Risk: Conditional Release and Community Treatment;” a Symposium presented by Seton Hall Law Review and the New Jersey Institute of Law and Mental Health, Seton Hall University School of Law; February 20 2004; Newark, New Jersey.
  • “The Individual and Research”, Part of the Medical Research Year in Review; presented by the American Bar Association Center for Continuing Legal Education and Health Law Section, among other Sections. Faculty: George Annas, Esquire, Stephen F. Hanson, Esquire, Judy Norsigian, Esquire. October 28, 2003.
  • “Psychological and other Expert Testimony in Civil and Criminal Litigation”, sponsored by The American Bar Association (A.B.A.), Criminal Justice Section, Health Law Section, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education, in Cooperation with the American Psychological Association. October 2nd and 3rd, 2003; Chicago, Illinois.
  • “Assessment and Treatment of Child Sexual Abuse”, New Jersey Child Sexual Abuse Training Institute, in the Child Sexual Case Consultation Project; at the Audrey Hepburn Children’s House, Hackensack University Medical Center, 2002-2003; Hackensack, New Jersey.
  • “Patient with Suicidal Behaviors: Risks and Risk Management Strategies.” Presented by the APA- endorsed Psychiatrist Professional Liability Insurance Program. June 20, 2003; New York, New York.
  • “Litigating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder”; Sponsored by The American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Section and The Center for Continuing Legal Education; ABA Teleconference, April 15, 2003.
  • “Mental Health Disability Issues,” presented by Howard Gregory, Esq., Staff Attorney of the Health and Elder Unit, Northeast New Jersey Legal Services; “Grand Rounds”, of the Department of Psychiatry at Barnert Hospital; April 3, 2003; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “Mental Health Courts,” symposium presented by New Jersey’s Institute of Law and Mental Health, at Seton Hall Law School, March 28, 2003 Newark, New Jersey.
  • “Challenges for The Forensic Practitioner: Ethical and Legal Dilemmas,” 28th Annual Conference, jointly sponsored by the New York Academy of Medicine and The Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and The Law; January 25, 2003; New York, New York.
  • “Children of Divorce: Understanding the Legal Process and its Impact,” presented by The Bergen County Foundation, at George W. Newman Law Building. December 4, 2002; Hackensack, New Jersey.
  • “New Applications of Forensic Psychiatry: The Workforce;” sponsored by the Academy of Medicine of New York and Tri-state Chapter of The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. January 26, 2002; New York, New York.
  • “Child Sexual Abuse Case Consultation Project,” sponsored by the New Jersey Child Sexual Abuse Training Institute. October 25, 2002; Lawrenceville, New Jersey.
  • “PTSD in Forensic Practice,” course presented by Roger Pitman, MD, at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL). October 25, 2001; Boston, Massachusetts.
  • “Risk Assessment for Violence,” course Presented by Phillip Resnick, M.D., at the 2001 Annual Meeting of AAPL. October 26, 2001; Boston, Massachusetts.
  • “Neuropsychiatric Assessment in Forensic Psychiatry,” course presented by Angela Hagerty, MB, BCh, BAO, and William Barr, PhD, at the Annual Meeting of AAPL. October 26, 2001; Boston, Massachusetts.
  • “Redefining the Standard of Care: Medical and Legal Issues,” Internet Interactive Conference, Presented by John Justice, M.D., Medical Director Forensic Institute of West Virginia; sponsored by The University of California, Irvine College of Medicine. July 25, 2001.
  • “Three Symptom Clusters, One Disorder-Diagnosis and Treatment of PTSD,” presented by Jonathan Davison, M.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, South Carolina; sponsored by Medical Education Collaborative. September 17, 2001.
  • “The Interface between Geriatric Psychiatry and the Law,” program cosponsored by the New York County Lawyer Association, Continuing Legal Education Institute, The NYCLA Elder Law Committee and the Tri-State Chapter of The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. July 18, 2001, New York, New York.
  • “The Psychiatrist as Expert Witness,” course presented by Thomas G. Gutheil, M.D., sponsored by the Department of Continuing Education of the Harvard Medical School. July 9-13, 2001, Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
  • “A Multi-System Perspective of Juvenile Offenders and Their Mental Health Needs.” Half-day symposium sponsored by The Passaic County Children’s Interagency Coordinating Council, Barnert Hospital and The Passaic County Youth Service Commission; May 24, 2001; Paterson, New Jersey.
  • “Psychiatric Evaluations in Child Custody Litigation: A View from the Couch, Bench and Bar;” program co-sponsored by the New York County Lawyer’s Association, Continuing Legal Education Institute, and Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. April 24, 2001, New York, New York.
  • “Mock Trial Series: Direct and Cross-Examination of a Psychiatric Expert in a Sexual Harassment Case,” New York County Lawyer’s Association. Continuing Legal Education Institute; March 13, 2001, New York, New York.
  • “New Legal Issues in the Practice of Psychiatry;” The Tri-State Chapter of The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, in cooperation with The Forensic Clinic for the Criminal and Supreme Courts of the State of New York (First Judicial Department) and co-sponsored by The New York Academy of Medicine and the New York Chapter of the American Society of Adolescent Psychiatry. 26th Annual Conference. January 21, 2001; New York, New York.
  • “Law School for Experts,” sponsored by S.E.A.K., Judicial; Legal and Medical Information Systems. June 14, 2000; Hyannis, Massachusetts.
  • “Ninth Annual National Expert Witness and Litigation Seminar,” sponsored by S.E.A.K. Inc.; June 15, 16, 2000; Hyannis, Massachusetts.
  • “Forensic Psychiatry Review Course,” The Osler Institute. March 1999.
  • “Forensic Psychiatry Review Course,” American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law; October 1998.
  • “Psychiatry and the Law”: Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law and the Post-Graduate Medical School – New York University Medical Center; 1996-1997; New York, New York.
  • “Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect,” sponsored by The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. November 14, 1992, New York, New York.

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Forensic Psychiatry

Forensic psychiatry is a medical subspecialty that combines research and clinical practice in the numerous areas in which psychiatry is applied to legal issues. Dr. Alberto M. Goldwaser has provided expert opinions through preparation of narrative reports and testifying in depositions and courts.

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