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Forensic InService

Jan 29, 2020

In this episode we discuss the infamous murder trial of Loepold & Loeb, who in 1924 kidnapped and murdered 14-year-old Bobby Franks in Chicago. The crime would come to be regarded, at least until the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson, as the murder of the century. We take a look at their behavior and the psychiatric...


Dec 31, 2019

In this episode we discuss mental health practice in the courtroom, including the court and legal processes, our roles as educators, and our obligations to our clients. Check out all of our episodes at Forensic InService

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Nov 2, 2019

In this episode we review a recent article from the BBC, by Danny Shaw, which reported that a recent study of the sex offender programs in England and Wales showed that completers recidivated at a higher rate than noncompleters. We delve into a discussion on the efficacy of sex offender treatment in general terms, as...


Oct 3, 2019

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In this episode we discuss the interplay between mental illness & substance abuse and how this interplay affects negative outcomes. Dr. Prices provides a comparison between serious mental illness and personality disorders, and together we review general risk factors, policy issues, and provide and overview of...


Sep 11, 2019

Safety or relapse prevention plans are used in a number of areas of forensic mental health treatment, such as with persons with histories of substance abuse or sexual offending. 

This final episode in our series on relapse prevention, which includes our episodes Relapse Prevention with an Offender Population and Offense...