Center for Psychiatry
& the Law

Educational Events

The Stanford Center for Psychiatry and the Law provides a series of educational events throughout the year on major topics within the field of Forensic Psychiatry.

Please click on the links below for more information about our events.

Upcoming Events

April 20, 2006
"Primary Parental Preoccupation Revisited: Genes, Circuits and the Crucial Role of Early Life Experience"
Grand Rounds, Stanford University Department of Psychiatry
James Leckman, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Child Psychiatry
Yale Child Study Center

Past Events

March 30, 2006
"Developmental Pathways to Conduct Disorder: Implications for Understanding and Treating Severely Aggressive and Antisocial Youth"
Grand Rounds, Stanford University Department of Psychiatry
Paul Frick, Ph.D.
Research Professor; Director, Applied Developmental Program
Department of Psychology, University of New Orleans

January 5, 2006
"Neuroethics: What Does It Mean?"
Grand Rounds, Stanford University Department of Psychiatry
Hank Greely, J.D.
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law, Stanford University
Professor, by courtesy, of Genetics, Stanford University
Director, Stanford Center for Law and Biosciences
Chair, Steering Committee, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

October 6, 2005
"Forensic Issues in Evaluating Adolescent Sex Offenders"
Grand Rounds, Stanford University Department of Psychiatry
Brian Abbott, Ph.D.

April 28, 2005
"The Diagnosis and Treatment of Maladaptive Aggression: Finding the Target"
Stanford University Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Hans Steiner, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Co-Director, Stanford Center for Psychiatry and the Law

April 26, 2005
"Protecting Your Estate Planning Documents From Desperate Housewives and Devious SIblings"
How Attorneys Should Use Experts When Faced With a Possibly Incapacitated Client; Avoiding Claims of Lack of Capacity, Undue Influence and Other Challenges
Co-Sponsored by the Silicon Valley Bar Association

April 9-10, 2005
"The Disruptive Label in Hospital and Medical Staff Relations"

March 2, 2005
"The Development of the Psychopath"
1st Annual Visiting Scientist Lecture Series
Dr. James Blair, Chief, Unit on Affective Cognitive Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD.

February 24, 2005
"Working with the Bar: The Academic Psychiatrist Goes to Court"
Grand Rounds, Stanford University Department of Psychiatry
Dr. Peter Ash, Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Forensic Psychiatry Program at Emory University, GA.

January 28, 2005
"Mental Disorders and Evidence-Based Treatment in the Context of Juvenile Justice : The Cutting Edge"
Co-sponsored by the California Youth Authority and commercially supported by Janssen and Abbott.

January 14, 2005
"Foster Care: Issues and Approaches"
Supported with funds from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration

April 13, 2004
"The Use of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology in Estate Planning, Conservatorships, and Estate Litigation"
Co-Sponsored by the Silicon Valley Bar Association

February 26, 2004
"Juvenile Justice and Mental Health: The Cutting Edge"
Co-sponsored by UC Davis Health System and the M.I.N.D. Institute

November 3, 2003
"Where Culture, Law and Medicine Converge"

May 3-4, 2003
"Brain Injuries and Impairments in Civil and Criminal Cases"

January 11-12, 2003
"Psychiatric Evaluations in Family and Juvenile Courts: Problems and Possibilities"

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