SEMINARS AND CASE CONFERENCES
Principles and Practice of Forensic Psychiatry
This is the central didactic for forensic residents. It is an in depth
survey of forensic psychiatry and mental health law. It involves didactics
in required topics. It is taught by core faculty members with selected
lectures by other faculty based upon their expertise in a specific area.
Seminar in Law
This seminar involves study of the basics of substantive and procedural law
as relates to forensic psychiatry. It includes study of federal and state
courts, civil and criminal proceedings and the fundamentals of law, statutes
and administrative regulations. It also includes an exploration of relevant
Case Conference in Forensic Psychiatry
This conference consists of a presentation by a forensic resident
followed by discussion by faculty and residents. Cases include difficult or
interesting criminal and/or civil issues as related to practice at the
Arkansas State Hospital.
This conference is led by faculty and senior residents who present in
rotation and is a discussion of new issues in psychopharmacology. The
forensic fellow is a presenter in rotation and presents on issues relevant
to psychopharmacology and forensic psychiatry.
Landmark Case Conference
This lecture will discuss the importance of the judiciary and the role
that landmark cases play in the practice of forensic psychiatry. This
lecture will also teach the fellow how to read a landmark case and to
address the significant issues of the case.
Biweekly discussion by interested forensic faculty and staff regarding
contemporary cases and their effect on forensic psychiatry practice.
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