AP-LS Pre-Conference Workshops available!


On Wednesday March 18th the American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS; Division 41, American Psychological Association) will be holding a day of pre-conference CE workshops at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego and we would love for you to join us. A total of 4 full-day and 2 half-day workshops will be presented by experts in the […]

CONCEPT Professional Training hosts Summer Training at John Jay College in June


CONCEPT Professional Training is hosting Summer Training Institute at John Jay College of Criminal Justice June 1-5, 2015. Attendees will participate in in-person workshops with internationally renowned experts in the forensic mental health field. A variety of 1-, 2-, and 5-day workshops are being presented, allowing for participants to create a personalized training schedule to […]

General Public holds a more Positive Perception of the Police

The general public holds a more positive perception of the police than they do people with mental illness. Though studies have surveyed police officers’ perceptions of people with mental illnesses (PMI), few have examined perceptions held by PMI regarding the police, and none have compared them with those held by the general population. This is […]

Do You Know What the Half-life of Knowledge in Forensic Psychology Is?


The half-life of knowledge is an interesting and important concept. Half-life of knowledge refers to the number of years that it would take for half of the information or knowledge available in a field of study to become defunct or superseded by new information. This number, of course, varies by field or specialized area of […]