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When: November 4, 2018
9 AM - 6 PM
Where: St. John's University, Manhattan Campus
New York, New York 
United States
Contact: Roy Aranda, Psy.D., J.D.

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NYSPA Forensic Division's Annual Conference

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St. John’s University

101 Astor Place

New York, NY 10003

9AM - 6PM

Breakfast & lunch are included

Followed by a Wine & Cheese Social

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Rafael Javier, Ph.D, ABPP
Jemour Maddux, Psy.D., ABPP
Roy Aranda, Psy.D., J.D.

I. Introductory Panel

Introduction to Forensic Practice and Areas of Specialization
Roy Aranda, Psy.D., J.D.: Moderator

Introduction to Forensic Practice 

Standards, guidelines, and pathways to forensic practice/board certification
Neil Grossman, Ph.D., ABPP 

Introduction to Forensic Neuropsychological Evaluations

Application of neuropsychological assessment methods to the evaluation of criminal and civil litigants

Stephen Honor, Ph.D.

Introduction to Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternatives to litigation: means of settling disputes outside of the courtroom
Bob Raymond, Ph.D.

II. The Child Custody Conflict as a Microcosm of the “Type 3” Conflict 
Robin Lynch, Ph.D.
III. Nuts & Bolts of Testifying 
Elizabeth Owen, Ph.D.

IV. Conducting Forensic Assessments 
Elizabeth Owen, Ph.D.

V. Immigration-Related Panel 
Roy Aranda, Psy.D., J.D.: Moderator
The role of the psychologist and psychological evaluations in immigration proceedings 
Mihaela Dranoff, Ph.D.
Evelyn Rappoport, Psy.D.
Shara Sand, Psy.D.
Jacqueline Gallios, Ph.D.
VI. Emotional Consequences of Traumatic Events, Recovery, Post-traumatic Growth & Resilience
 Evelyn Rappoport, Psy.D.

VII. How to Administer a Sex History 
Peter Kanaris, Ph.D.

VIII. Risk Management in the Office & in Our Practices Panel

Risk management basics to decrease the risk of adverse outcomes to psychologists in their practices
Joe Scroppo, Ph.D., J.D.

Risk management in the office to keep the the therapist and patient safe
Christine Weber, Ph.D.

IX. Fitness for Duty of Police and Public Safety Personnel 
Lewis Schlosser, Ph.D., ABPP

X. Coping with Sexual Trauma and Abuse: Challenges for Healing, Recovery, and Meaning-Making
Ani Kalayjian, Ed.D.

XI. Death at our Doorstep: The role of the psychologist on the hospice team
Ronald Sherman, Ph.D.

XII. Wine & Cheese Social



• Forensic Division Members: $65
• NYSPA Members: $70
• Non-NYSPA Members:$75
• Students with ID: $25
CE fees are separate


Roy Aranda, Psy.D., J.D.