2016 Forensic Conference Presentations and Handouts

2016 Annual Forensic Conference Nov. 3, 2016 | Embassy Suites - Columbus/Dublin

"Meeting Current Ethical, Clinical and Public-Policy Challenges"

The 2016 forensic conference featured Kirk Heilbrun, Ph.D., ABPP who delivered the Keynote Address titled “Violence Risk for Individuals with Mental Illness: Appraisal and Treatment.” The conference also featured the popular Legal Update plenary session, as well as a number of workshops, including a Consumer Panel, Ethics for Forensic Clinicians, Malingering in Forensic Evaluations, an Introduction to Ohio’s Forensic System, Innovative Treatment for Forensic Patients, Details of Forensic Monitoring and a successful Forensic Housing program. In addition, judges, attorneys and mental health experts discussed various aspects of challenging forensic case scenarios.

Keynote Address: Kirk Heilbrun, PhD, ABPP
Violence Risk for Individuals with Mental Illness: Appraisal and Treatment

Plenary Session: Marc Baumgarten, JD & Michaela Peterson, JD


Implementing Strategies for Violence Risk Reduction for Individuals with Mental Illness

Kirk Heilbrun, PhD, ABPP

Local Comprehensive Forensic Planning: The Licking County Model

Tara Schultz, LPCC
Kay Spergel, LISW-S
Todd Feasel, LPCC-S

Forensic Monitoring: Delving into the Details

Julia King, PsyD, MBA
Margot Gray, LSW


Release Decision Making: Case-Centered Discussion 

The Hon. Hollie Gallagher, Judge, Cuyahoga Co, Court of Common Pleas

Cathy Kurila, JD, Chief, Public Defenders Office, Franklin County

Marla Farbacher, JD Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Franklin County, Chief Counsel - Grand Jury Unit

Introduction to the Forensic Behavioral Health System

Kara Marcianai, PsyD, ABPP
Joy Stankowski, MD

Consumer Experiences in the Forensic System: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

William Houston, Consumer
Carlos Dangerfield (Case Mgr)
Darius Myrick, Consumer
Christine Jones (Attorney)
Coordinator: Lottie Gray

Ethics for Forensic Clinicians: Part I

Bob Stinson, PsyD, JD, LICDC-CS, ABPP

Risk Assessment in Release Decision Making

Elizabeth Rose, MD

Carla Dreyer, PsyD

Assessment of Malingering in Forensic Evaluations

Terry Kukor, PhD, ABPP

Lessons Learned: Building Treatment Pathways for People Found NGRI

Ed Desmond, BA, MA
Lynne Dickerson, BA, MSSW, LISW

Ethics for Forensic Clinicians: Part II

Bob Stinson, PsyD, JD, LICDC-CS, ABPP