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”

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”

2021 Annual Forensic Directors Conference will be virtual

We are making plans now to bring you the presenters that we were supposed to have in person in April 2020 – but now it will be virtual. We will still offer approximately 8 CEUs and have our annual poster session honoring Howard Sokolov and Miller Makey. There are still a lot of details toContinue reading “2021 Annual Forensic Directors Conference will be virtual”

Working on getting reimbursement of registration fees for the April 9 & 10, 2020 conference

Hello to All Registered Attendees for the April 9th & 10th, 2020 conference: If you PAID by CREDIT CARD for the April conference — we are working to get you reimbursed in full via the credit card you used to pay your registration. Apparently, Brown Paper Tickets was waiting for each of you to submit aContinue reading “Working on getting reimbursement of registration fees for the April 9 & 10, 2020 conference”

The Association reimbursed you and we have been told BPT is now issuing refunds (a year later)

Hello to All Registered Attendees for the April 9th & 10th 2020 conference, 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 refund policy. In May or June of 2020, we sent you a checkContinue reading “The Association reimbursed you and we have been told BPT is now issuing refunds (a year later)”

42nd Annual Ohio Forensic Directors Continuing Education Conference – CANCELED

The 2020 Ohio Forensic Directors Conference will NOT be held this year. This two-day conference, which would have also included the Makey-Sokolov Poster Presentations and awards was designed to offer a forensic mental health continuing education opportunity to those professionals in Ohio who are affiliated with the accredited forensic evaluation centers. WE ARE HOPING TOContinue reading “42nd Annual Ohio Forensic Directors Continuing Education Conference – CANCELED”