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Forensic Conference 2012

Saturday, September 29, 2012, 08:15am
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Co-sponsored by St. John's University Office of
Postgraduate Professional Development Programs

September 29, 2012
St. John’s University Manhattan Campus
St. John's University
101 Murray Street
New York, NY 10007
(212) 962-4111

Click here for Directions


2012 Sponsors and Exhibitors

  • PAR
  • Pearson
  • Army Medical Group

    Also, check out St. John's event the next day!

THE COURT IS IN SESSION:  Forensic Psychology Conference  Co-Sponsored by St. John's University and NYSPA will take place on St. John's Queens Campus on Sunday 9/30/12.  For more information please go to www.stjohns.edu/forensicpsych

Registration AFTER AUGUST 31ST, 2012

  • Forensic Division Members:  $110
  • (Non-Division)  NYSPA Members, and/or St. John’s University Staff:  $130
  • Non-NYSPA Members: $150
  • Students:  $45
  • Attorneys:  $130 (take off $ 25 if requesting discount)
  • LIVE Webinar NYSPA Members/ St. John's Staff: $25
  • LIVE Weinar Non Members: $35

*(Webinar registrants not eligible for CE credits)

CE Credit (pending)

  • NYSPA Members and/or St. John’s Staff $15
  • Non-NYSPA Members $20

CLE Credit (pending)

  • $0

**Students limited to 40 registrants
**CE Credits Available through St. John's University - questions contact Christy 718-990-5460

Webinar registrants- please be aware you will receive one email from NYSPA confirming your registration and one email from St. John's with your webinar intstructions. If you have any questions regarding the webinar they can be directed to St. Johns at 1-718-990-5460 (Christy)


8:15 AM – 9:15 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM
Introductory Remarks

9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
New Guidance for Forensic Report Writing
Thomas Grisso, PhD
(University of Massachusetts Medical School)

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Break-out Sessions on Criminal, Family, & Personal Injury/Disability Reports
Choose one (1):

  • Criminal Court Report Writing:  Jennifer Brown, Esq. (Attorney-in-Charge, Trials Division, Federal Defenders of New York) & Patricia Bailey, Esq. (Chief, Special Litigation Bureau, New York County District Attorney’s Office)
  • Family Matters Reports: Honorable Jane Pearl, JD, Ph.D. (New York City Family Court Judge, sitting in Bronx County.)
  • Reports for SSI, SSD, WC (Workers Compensation), and on PI (Personal Injury):  James M. Baker, Esq. (Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation), Rita Satterfield-Harris (NYS Licensed Workers’ Compensation Representative), Howard Singer, Esq. (Baruch College, C.U.N.Y.), and Pantea Yazdian, Esq. (Assistant Corporation Counsel, Law Department of the City of New York) 


12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Lunch (incl. awards, & guidance re:  St. John’s program following day)

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM
Learning Needed to Become Competent as a Forensic Psychologist
Randy Otto, Ph.D. (University of South Florida)

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Conversation Hour with the Day’s Presenters

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM
Concluding Comments

4:15 PM – 5:45 PM
Wine Social
(wine and snacks served)

***Workshop Registration Fee, Deadlines and Refund Policy:
The online registration deadline is September 27, 2012. Full refunds will be accepted until September 17, 2012. Any
cancellations after this date will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee.