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Forensic Division Annual Fall Conference
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When: 9/22/2013
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Where: St. John's University, Manhattan Campus
101 Murray Street
New York 12159
United States
Contact: NYSPA Central Office

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Psychologists and Attorneys Working Together


Co-Sponsored by the NY Association of Collaborative Professionals


Track I Risk Assessment and Management of Violence
Track II Alternative Dispute Resolution: Interdisciplinary Approaches

8:30-9:15am Registration & continental breakfast
9:15 - 9:30    I. Introductory Remarks – Neil Grossman – Psychologists and Attorneys Working Together
9:30 – 10:45 II. Morning Keynote – Kirk Heilbrun, PhD Risk Assessment 2013: An Update for Psychologists and Attorneys
11:00 – 12:30 III. Morning Workshop Sessions

Track I – Barry Rosenfeld, Ph.D. and Kirk Heilbrun, Ph.D. - A primer in violence risk assessment
              Henry Dlugacz, Esq. and Dennis Feld, Esq., Discussants
Track II – Alternative Dispute Resolution: Core Skills

A. Neil Grossman, Ph.D. – brief introductory remarks – Creating the Interdisciplinary Environment in Alternative Dispute Resolution
B. Andrew Schepard, J.D. – Overview of Alternative Dispute Resolution
C. Kenneth Neumann, Ph.D. – Mediation: The Core Alternative Dispute Resolution Skill
D. Harriette Steinberg, Esq. – Core Skills for Attorneys
E. Jonah Schrag, Ph.D. – Core Skills for Psychologists
F. Discussion & Conclusions

12:30 – 1:45 Lunch 

1:45 – 2:30 IV. Afternoon Keynote – Andrew Schepard, J.D. - Five Challenges Facing Interdisciplinary ADR Collaboration for Families and Children 

2:45 – 4:00 V. Afternoon Workshop Sessions

Track I –
A. Dennis Feld, Esq. - Factoring the Concept of Rehabilitation into Risk Assessment: An Attorney's Approach to Beating the Odds
B. Henry Dlugacz, Esq. - Judicial decision-making, expert testimony and risk assessment: Some suggestions for synethesis
    Kirk Heilbrun, PhD and Barry Rosenfeld, PhD, Discussants

Track II – New Developments in Alternative Dispute Resolution

A. Kenneth Neumann, Ph.D. & Jonah Schrag, Ph.D. – The Interdisciplinary Team
B. Harriette Steinberg, Esq. – Emerging Areas of Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice
C. Andrew Schepard, J.D. – The Future of Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice
D. Discussion & Conclusions

4:00 – 5:30 VI. Wine Social with Concluding Remarks

Registration Fees:
Forensic Division Member - $ 115.00
NYSPA (non-Division) Members and/or St. John's University Staff - $ 135.00
Member of Co-Sponsoring Organization - $ 120
Non-NYSPA Member - $ 155.00
Attorney - $ 135.00
Student - $ 50.00

CE and CLE credits approved