Risk Assessment tools helpful for Juvenile Probation Officers


Juvenile Probation Officers find the YLS/CMI and SAVRY helpful in guiding case management decisions, particularly when sound implementation strategies are employed, allowing frontline users to benefit from empirically based developments in risk assessment.  Juvenile probation officers (JPOs; n = 71) in the United States were interviewed three and ten months after the SAVRY or YLS/CMI […]

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 […]