CONCEPT Professional Training and Palo Alto University Announce Summer Training Institute Focusing on Forensic Mental Health

(Lithia, FL –  DATE, 2018)CONCEPT Professional Training, a global leader in online professional training in forensic mental health, and Palo Alto University, Northern California’s leading school of psychology and counseling, announced today that they are hosting Summer Training Institute 2018 at Palo Alto University August 20th – 24th, 2018.

Attendees will participate in live workshops taught by internationally renowned experts in forensic mental health. This 5-day professional training opportunity is appropriate for forensic / clinical mental health professionals, law enforcement and correctional professionals, threat assessment professionals, higher education / Title IX administrators, forensic evaluators, legal professionals, social workers, counselors and those wishing to add forensic evaluation to their clinical practice. These workshops are eligible for Continuing Education credit by APA, CPA, ASWB, and NBCC. For a complete listing of board approvals



Assessment of Risk for Sexual Violence: RSVP and SVR-20 Version 2 (August 20-22) Presented by Dr. Stephen Hart.

Forensic Psychological Assessment in Custody Litigation: Conceptual Issues, Data Integration, and Advanced Topics (August 20-21) presented by Drs. David Martindale and Jay Flens.

Using the MMPI-A-RF in Juvenile Forensic Psychological Evaluations (August 22) presented by Dr. Martin Sellbom.

Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention for a Diverse Population (August 22) presented by Drs. Joyce Chu, Bruce Bongar, Peter Goldblum and Chris Weaver.

Evaluations for High Stakes Sentencing: Capital and Juvenile Murder Cases (August 23-24) presented by Dr. Mark Cunningham.

Evaluation for Workplace Disability (August 23-24) presented by Dr. Lisa Drago Piechowski.


For more information on the Summer Training Institute 2018, visit the information page.


Consolidated Continuing Education and Professional Training (CONCEPT) provides expert professional training in areas relevant to criminal and civil forensic mental health assessment, correctional, law enforcement, and forensic intervention. CONCEPT’s professional training programs are presented by the field’s top experts and are based on empirical research and best practices. CONCEPT is dedicated to providing premium professional training, enhanced by technology and e-learning pedagogy, in an accessible online format.


About Palo Alto University (

Palo Alto University (PAU) is a private, nonprofit educational institution, founded in 1975 as the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (PGSP), an independent, professional school. PGSP was first accredited in 1986 by the regional accrediting body, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. It has been continuously accredited since then. PGSP re-incorporated as Palo Alto University in August 2009. PAU is dedicated to education with an emphasis in the behavioral and social sciences; to promoting future innovators and leaders for the benefit of society; to generating knowledge through research and scholarship of the highest level; and to providing services to the community informed by science and scholarship.




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