October 24-26, 2016 Hilton
Hotel Portland & Executive Tower Portland, Oregon
Your Forensic Review Course registration fee
includes 1100 page on-line syllabus and CD-ROM of
lectures for further study.
All registrants will be emailed a link to access
and download the full 1100 page course syllabus
prior to the course. This comprehensive syllabus
provides detailed outlines and self-assessment
questions for each presentation for your further
study. AAPL will provide at the Course a set of the
text slides used in each of the 24 presentations.
For $75, you may order the pre-printed 1100
page course syllabus in a 3-ring notebook which will
be available for you at the course.
For $95, you may order the pre-printed 1100 page
course syllabus in a 3-ring notebook shipped to your
registration address in the U.S. or Canada.
This intensive three-day course in forensic
psychiatry will provide an in depth review of
selected topics and relevant landmark cases.
Basic concepts will be reviewed along with the
latest case law. At the conclusion of the
course, participants will: (1) have a good
understanding of the major topics in forensic
psychiatry; (2) understand the landmark mental
health law cases; (3) be able to write more
effective forensic reports; (4) be able to
assess competency and sanity in defendants; and
(5) be able to detect malingered mental illness.
Teaching methods will include lectures,
report writing exercises, discussion of
videotaped vignettes and informal interaction
with faculty. A comprehensive 1,000-page
syllabus with lecture outlines, 100 case
summaries, report samples, reading lists, and
over 700 self-assessment questions will be
provided to all participants at no extra cost.
The American Academy of Psychiatry and the
Law designates this live activity for a maximum
of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians
should claim only the credit commensurate with
the extent of their participation in the
This program is designed for psychiatrists,
psychologists, social workers, and attorneys
interested in mental health law. The Course will
be useful for those desiring a comprehensive
overview and update in forensic psychiatry, as
well as those preparing for forensic
See the brochure for more details.
For cancellations received in writing up to
one week before the course begins, a $60
processing fee will be charged. Thereafter,
there will be no refund.
See the brochure for more information. Also note that
this three-day course immediately precedes
the four-day Annual Meeting of the American
Academy of Psychiatry and the Law at the same