December 6, 2018 10 a.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free
Are you interested in learning more about the intervention and prevention strategies available for defendants who have mental illnesses or disorders? This webcast will provide you with some insight into psychopathy in the courtroom, including definitions of mental illnesses that may present themselves in your courtroom. Finally, the webcast will provide suggestions concerning resources and relationships that you can establish to aid in managing these sometimes difficult cases.
After attending this webcast, judges will be able to:
- Define “psychopathy,” “antisocial personality disorder,” and “externalizing disorders” and how substance abuse interacts with these illnesses; and
- Identify the brain functions, genetics, and environmental factors that result in these illnesses and what treatment providers can and can’t do in treating the illnesses; and
- Summarize potential resources and relationships that you can establish to help in the management of cases involving defendants who suffer from these mental illnesses.