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Special Advisor: Sondra Schmidt, Esq.
 
Program Administrator: Eve S. Plaud

 

Program Coordinator: Dr. Joseph J. Plaud

HELLO.

Welcome to our inaugural program for the meeting of the New England Conference on Forensic Psychology (NEcFP), October 10, 2019 at the Downtown Harvard Club of Boston, 1 Federal Street, 38th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts. The conference commences with registration at 7:30 a.m. Breakfast will be served, followed by the morning program. Lunch will also be provided, followed by the afternoon program. At its conclusion there will be a post-conference social reception.
 
Our inaugural conference is open only to attorneys and paralegals, although future gatherings may broaden to others. This conference is a full day training focused on the most relevant aspects of legal and clinical/scientific issues in Sexually Dangerous Person/Sexually Violent Predator (SDP/SVP) cases.
 
Two hours of Continuing Legal Education will be granted through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS).
We will provide a dynamic day of training and interaction from a number of perspectives that involve the psycholegal process of trying these cases to judges and juries. Topics include:

1.   Defense attorneys' views
2.   A prosecutor's views
3.   A juror's views
4.   A judge's views
5.   The science of sexual offender risk prediction
6.   Psychodiagnosis and sexual dangerousness
7.   The importance of release planning and community-based          support services
8.   Media relations
9.   Panel discussion
The cost of registration for the Conference is $125, which includes attendance and meals/social events as described above.
Register for NEcFP