Presentation of the 2021 Howard Sokolov Forensic Mental Health Leadership Award

The Howard H. Sokolov Forensic Mental Health Leadership Award To be Awarded Friday December 17, 2021 at 10:00 AM via Microsoft Teams In 2015, OhioMHAS established “The Howard H. Sokolov Forensic Mental Health Leadership Award” to honor the memory of Howard Sokolov, MD. Dr. Sokolov was a legend in forensic psychiatry in Ohio. He was an outstandingContinue reading “Presentation of the 2021 Howard Sokolov Forensic Mental Health Leadership Award”

National Issues related to Competency Restoration and Ohio’s Response: Implementation of SB2

November 2nd, 4th, 5th, and 12th, 2021 the OHIO Mental Health and Addiction Services Department of Forensic Services will offer their annual professional education conference, this year focusing on the changes in the Ohio statute language for competency restoration, and the populations that this will most likely impact. TO REGISTER:  https://concept.paloaltou.edu/2021-ohiomhas/ November 2nd, 2021, ElizabethContinue reading “National Issues related to Competency Restoration and Ohio’s Response: Implementation of SB2”

Systemic Inequities in Forensic Evaluations

The Ohio Forensic Center Directors Association is proud to partner with Concept Continuing and Professional Studies and Palo Alto University to present Systemic Inequities in Forensic Evaluations Over the last year, there has been a nationwide awakening to racial and discriminatory injustices against minorities in this country. Laws have been changed and policies have beenContinue reading “Systemic Inequities in Forensic Evaluations”

The University of New Mexico Law and Mental Health Series Continues

For more information, contact HSC-LawMentalHealth@salud.unm.edu about this weekly continuing education program – offered on Tuesday afternoons at 2:00 PM (EST) over Zoom and for free and with APA approved CEs. You do have to pre-register and get on their mailing list for their monthly calendar of really amazing presenters. To register for the upcoming individualContinue reading “The University of New Mexico Law and Mental Health Series Continues”

Did you receive a refund from Brown Paper Tickets for the 2020 conference registration?

Hello to All those who were registered attendees for the April 9th & 10th 2020 conference and who paid registration fees to Brown Paper Tickets, As an association, we reached out to you to reimburse you for your 2020 prepaid registration when we learned that Brown Paper Tickets was not going to honor the refundContinue reading “Did you receive a refund from Brown Paper Tickets for the 2020 conference registration?”

Recap of the Annual Ohio Forensic Directors Conference

We really want to thank this year’s speakers Dr. Maureen Reardon and Dr. Shaun Acheson, and all of our poster presenters. We also want to acknowledge the work of Amber Watkins and her team from CONCEPT who delivered an excellent two-day presentation for approximately 80 participants and Drs. Kara Marciani, and Erin Nichting for theirContinue reading “Recap of the Annual Ohio Forensic Directors Conference”

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2021 Annual Conference – offered via video on 4/29 & 4/30

To register for our April 29th & 30th conference – providing 10 hours of CE/CME/CLE credits for professionals in the criminal justice and mental health fields (tuition $100), including 4 hours of ethics education – register here: https://training.concept.paloaltou.edu/courses/2021-Ohio-Forensic-Directors-Association-Conference For more information about our topics and speakers please see this post:

Poster Session Applications for the 2021 Forensic Conference Now OPEN for Applicants

The 2021 Miller Makey and Howard Sokoloff Memorial Poster Session will be virtual. The Association of Ohio Forensic Evaluation Center Directors invites graduate psychology, medical and law students or residents conducting research on mental health and criminal justice-based topics to present virtual poster summaries at its annual conference. The 2021 annual conference for the AssociationContinue reading “Poster Session Applications for the 2021 Forensic Conference Now OPEN for Applicants”

Association of Forensic Center Directors Announces the 2021 Annual Conference & Poster Presentation

This will be a virtual conference offered through our program partner, Concept Continual & Professional Studies. The cost of this 10-hour CEU course is $100 for both days. Register here if you are not affiliated with an Ohio forensic center. If you are affiliated with a forensic center – contact your director for a registrationContinue reading “Association of Forensic Center Directors Announces the 2021 Annual Conference & Poster Presentation”

The University of New Mexico Law and Mental Health Series Continues

For more information, contact HSC-LawMentalHealth@salud.unm.edu about this weekly continuing education program – offered on Tuesday afternoons at 2:00 PM (EST) over Zoom and for free and with APA approved CEs. You do have to pre-register and get on their mailing list for their monthly calendar of really amazing presenters. To register for the upcoming individualContinue reading “The University of New Mexico Law and Mental Health Series Continues”