Forensic Psychology for Lawyers

Date: October 18 2019 CLE Credits: 1 General

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Rebroadcast - October 18, 2019

  • 11:00-12:00pm PST / 12:00-1:00pm MST / 1:00-2:00pm CST / 2:00-3:00pm EST

Course Description

This program was recorded on July 1, 2019

This course will provide attorneys with insight in the field of forensic psychology. We will differentiate between traditional practitioners and forensic specialists. The purpose of this seminar is to introduce the audience to a broad spectrum of topics which fall under the auspices of forensic psychologists as their work relates to various legal practice areas. 



  • Daniel Agatino
    Daniel is a lawyer in New Jersey who splits his time between court and class-He not only has a law degree also PHD works with a variety of entertainment professionals. Attorney Daniel Agatino works leads the firm’s priest/clergy sexual abuse team and also handles criminal defense and municipal court matters including DUI. Dan is also well-versed in the areas of entertainment and copyright law. Mr. Agatino is available for consultation in the Newton or Hopatcong offices. He holds a doctorate in Communication, and he uses his expertise to engage in both oral and written negotiations for his clients.

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    Gianni Pirelli
    Dr. Pirelli is Board Certified in Forensic Psychology (ABPP) and is a Licensed Psychologist in New Jersey and New York. He leads the group practice, Pirelli Clinical and Forensic Psychology, LLC, which provides a wide range of clinical and clinical-forensic services (www.gpirelli.com). Dr. Pirelli is the Editor of his state association's journal, the New Jersey Psychologist, and he has taught over 40 post-doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate courses. Dr. Pirelli's research has been cited in amicus briefs to the United States Supreme Court and to the New York Court of Appeals, and he has numerous publications, including three books with Oxford University Press: “The Ethical Practice of Forensic Psychology: A Casebook” (2017), “The Behavioral Science of Firearms: A Mental Health Perspective on Guns, Suicide, and Violence” (2019), and "Guns and Clinical Practice: A Handbook for Medical and Mental Health Professionals" (forthcoming, in progress).

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      • 1 General Credit
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    1. Forensic Mental Health Assessment (FMHA)
    2. Roles of Psychologists, Psychiatrists, & Therapists
    3. Types of FMHAs in Legal & Administrative Matters
    4. Forensic Evaluation Approaches
    5. Psychiatric Disorders Commonly Encountered
    6. Considerations for the Direct and Cross-Examination of Forensic Experts

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