Invited Presentations

Grand Rounds and Keynote Addresses:

Grand Rounds:  Georgetown University School of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

Suicide and Firearms: Risk Assessment and Safety Planning

February 28, 2019; Washington, DC

 

Grand Rounds: Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute

Suicide and Firearms: Risk Assessment and Safety Planning

October 17, 2018; Falls Church, VA

 

Plenary:  University of Virginia, Women, Gender & Sexuality Department

Program: Prevention of Sexual Harassment at the University of Virginia

Prevention of Sexual Harassment: Findings and Recommendations of the

National Academy of Sciences Report

October 10, 2018; Charlottesville, VA

 

Grand Rounds: University of Chicago Medical Center

Department of Psychiatry

Knight Aldrich Lecture: Gun Violence and Mental Illness

January 18, 2018; Chicago, Illinois

 

Plenary:  The Truth About Guns and Suicide

Brady and American Public Health Association National Summit

October 27, 2015; Washington, DC

 

Grand Rounds: Georgetown University Medical Center Department of Psychiatry

Psychiatric Disability: A Model for Assessment

December 8, 2011; Washington, DC

 

Guttmacher Award Lecture:

Psychiatric Disability: A Model for Assessment

American Psychiatric Association 2011 Annual Meeting

May 16, 2011; Honolulu, HI

 

Grand Rounds: St. Elizabeths Hospital

Ethics and the Practice of Forensic Psychiatry

November 16, 2011; Washington, DC

 

Guttmacher Award Lecture:

The Challenge of Employment-Related Psychiatric Evaluations

American Psychiatric Association 2006 Annual Meeting

May 21, 2006; Toronto, Canada

 

Courses and Symposia

Course Director: #MeToo in Court: Psychiatric Evaluation in Sexual Harassment Litigation

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Annual Meeting

October 25, 2018; Austin, TX

 

Symposium Chair:   Suicide and Suicide Risk Assessment: A Core Competence

American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

May 7, 2018; New York, NY

 

Course Director: Expert Testimony in Suicide Malpractice Litigation 

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Annual Meeting

October 28, 2016; Portland, Oregon

 

Symposium Chair: Gun Violence and Mental Illness, Advances in Psychiatry Series

American Psychiatric Association, Annual Meeting

May 17, 2016; Atlanta, GA

 

Symposium Chair: Gun Violence and Mental Illness, Advances in Psychiatry Series

American Psychiatric Association, Annual Meeting

May 18, 2015; Toronto, Canada

 

Symposium Panel:   American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Presidential Symposium

Preventing Chronic Psychiatric Disability: The ADA and FMLA in Clinical Practice

American Psychiatric Association, Annual Meeting

May 6, 2014: New York, NY

 

Course Director: Can’t Work or Won’t Work? Psychiatric Disability in the Workplace

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law,  Annual Meeting

October 25, 2013; San Diego, CA

October 22, 2010; Tucson, AZ

 

Course Director: Can’t Work or Won’t Work? Psychiatric Disability in the Workplace

American Psychiatric Association, Annual Meeting

May 6, 2014: New York, NY

May 18, 2013: San Francisco, CA

May 7, 2012; Philadelphia, PA

May 17, 2011; Honolulu, HI

 

Symposium Co-Chair: Forensic Psychiatry: Informing Clinical Practice

Presenter: Disability Evaluations: A Model for Assessment

American Psychiatric Association 2012 Annual Meeting

May 5, 2012; Philadelphia, PA

 

Symposium Co-Chair: Advances in Forensic Psychiatry    

Presenter: Disability Evaluations: The American Academy of Psychiatry and Law Guidelines

American Psychiatric Association 2009 Annual Meeting

May 19, 2009; San Francisco, CA

 

Symposium Co-Chair: Bullying in the Workplace: Associated Health Problems

American Psychiatric Association 2007 Annual Meeting

May 22, 2007; San Diego, CA

 

Symposium Panel: Bullying in the Workplace

American Psychiatric Association 2006 Annual Meeting

May 23, 2006; Toronto, Canada

 

Panels, Lectures, and Other Invited Presentations

Panel:          Mental Illness and the Right to Bear Arms: Assessments for Restoration of Arms

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Annual Meeting

October 25, 2018; Austin, TX

 

Lecture:          Washington Psychiatric Society Presidential Symposium

Suicide and Firearms

April 14, 2018; Washington, DC

 

Panel:          O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law

Georgetown Law School

Gun Violence; Public Health & the Second Amendment

March 26, 2016; Washington, DC

 

Panel:          Crucial Conversations with Clients

Wealth Counsel and Elder Counsel

National Symposium

October 21, 2016; Reston, VA

 

Lecture:          Gun Violence and Mental Illness

American Psychiatric Association

IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference

October 8, 2016; Washington DC

 

Mock Trial:      Suicide Malpractice

American Psychiatric Association, Annual Meeting

May 17, 2016; Atlanta, GA

 

Lecture:          Firearms and Suicide

National Medical Council on Gun Violence

April 16, 2016; Chicago, IL

 

Lecture:          Washington Psychiatric Society 2016 Presidential Symposium:

Violence Risk Reduction: Suicide and Firearms

February 27, 2016; Washington, DC

 

Panel:              Gun Violence

O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law

O’Neill Institute Colloquium, Georgetown University School of Law

October 28, 2015; Washington, DC

 

Panel:              Myth vs Fact: Mental Health and Gun Violence

Brady and American Public Health Association National Summit

October 27, 2015; Washington, DC

 

Lecture:          Violence Risk Assessment in Clinical Practice

Caring for Patients at Risk for Gun Violence: Medical, Legal, & Ethical Issues

Bay State Health and National Medical Council on Gun Violence

December 6, 2014: Waltham Woods, MA

 

Workshop:          AAPL Goes to the Movies

American Academy of Psychiatry and the law, 2013 Annual Meeting

October 24, 2013; San Diego, CA

 

Workshop:         Fit for Duty? Evaluations in High-Stakes Professions: Lawyers, Police, and Physicians

American Psychiatric Association, 2013 Annual Meeting

May 18, 2013: San Francisco, California

 

Workshop:         Can’t Work or Won’t Work? Psychiatric Disability in the Workplace

Washington Psychiatric Society

March 10, 2013

 

Panel:        Dr. Frasier Crane Goes to Court: Teleforensic Psychiatry

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 2012 Annual Meeting

October 27, 2012: Montreal, Canada

 

Panel:        Ask the Experts: Ethics Dilemmas in Forensic Psychiatry

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 2012 Annual Meeting

October 27, 2012: Montreal, Canada

 

Lecture:          Psychiatric Disability: Can’t Work or Won’t Work?

Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare

2011 Annual Meeting

October 1, 2011: Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

 

Lecture:     Psychiatric Disability Evaluations

American Occupational Health Conference, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

March 28, 2011; Washington, DC

 

Lecture:     Can’t Work or Won’t Work? Psychiatric Disability Evaluations in the Workplace

Workers’ Compensation National Conference, PESI Law & Accounting

February 22, 2011; Las Vegas, NV

 

Lecture:     Psychiatric Evaluation in Sexual Harassment Litigation

Tri-State Chapter, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

January 22, 2011; New York, NY

 

Lecture:     Can’t Work or Won’t Work? Psychiatric Disability in the Workplace

SEAK Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference

July 20, 2010; Hyannis, MA

 

Lecture:     The History of Forensic Psychiatry

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 2009 Annual Meeting

November 1, 2009: Baltimore, MD

 

Lecture:          Delusional Disorder and Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Management

Sheppard Pratt Hospital Grand Rounds

December 17, 2008; Baltimore, MD

 

Panel:              Advances in Assessment and Management of Suicide

Suicide and Gender

American Psychiatric Association 2007 Annual Meeting

May 22, 2007; San Diego, CA

 

Lecture:          The History of Forensic Psychiatry in the US and UK

Anglo-American Conference on Forensic Psychiatry

Royal College of Psychiatry, Forensic Division

April 27, 2007; London, England

 

Lecture:          Liability and Third-Party Evaluations in Civil Litigation

New York Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

January 21, 2007; New York, NY

 

Lecture:          Suicide and Gender

2006 U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress

November 16, 2006; New Orleans, LA

 

Lecture:          Forensic Psychiatry: The Role of Medical Jurisprudence in the

Development of Psychiatry

Association of Mental Health Librarians 2006 Annual Meeting

November 3, 2006; National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD

 

Mock Trial:     Medical Malpractice: Postpartum Psychosis and Suicide

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 2006 Annual Meeting

October 26, 2006; Chicago, IL

 

Panel:              POW’s v. Torturers: A New Cause of Action?

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 2006 Annual Meeting

October 27, 2006; Chicago, IL

 

Panel:              Sexual Harassment: Who is Believed?

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 2006 Annual Meeting

October 28, 2006; Chicago, IL

 

Workshop:     Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Reducing Risk and Liability

Chesapeake Human Resources Association

May 17, 2006; Towson, MD

 

Lecture:          Psychiatric Expert Testimony in Employment Litigation

Montgomery County Bar Association

Employment Law Division

April 20, 2006; Rockville, MD

 

 

 

Lecture:          Rediscovering forensic psychiatry

The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 2005 Annual Meeting

October 2005; Montreal, Canada

 

Lecture:          The Mental Health Expert in Employment Litigation

DC Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section

March 2005; Washington, DC

 

Lecture:          The Mental Health Expert in Employment Litigation

Fairfax County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section

February 2005; Fairfax, VA

 

Lecture:          Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The Annapolis Society for Human Resource Management

August 2004; Annapolis, MD

 

Panel:              Does Gender Matter? Examining Gender’s Role in Forensics

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 2004 Annual Meeting

October 2004; Scottsdale, AZ

 

Panel Chair:    Psychiatric Evaluation in Sexual Harassment Cases

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 2004 Annual Meeting

October 2004; Scottsdale, AZ

 

Lecture:          Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Annapolis Chapter, Society for Human Resources Management

September 2004; Annapolis, MD

 

Seminar: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Human Resources Association of New York

June 2004; New York, NY

 

Seminar: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Employment Litigation

The Forensic Network, Annual Mental and Emotional Injury Claims                    Conference and Seminar November 2002; New Orleans, LA

 

Panel: Bending Gender:  How Gender Makes a Difference

Panel Presentation Coordinator

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 2002 Annual Meeting

October 2002; Newport Beach, California

 

Panel: Retrospective Assessment: Daubert and the Insanity Defense

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 2002 Annual Meeting

October 2002; Newport Beach, California

 

Workshop: Writing and Publishing in Forensic Psychiatry

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 2001 Annual Meeting

October 27, 2001; Boston, MA

 

Seminar: Discharging Inpatients: Managed Care and Risk Assessment

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 2001 Annual Meeting

October 26, 2001; Boston, MA

 

Panel: Inter-Profession Ethics: The Ethical Interplay between Psychologists, Psychiatrists and Attorneys. The Forensic Network, Annual Mental and Emotional Injury Claims  Conference and Seminar July 2001; Jackson Hole, WY

Seminar: Defending Emotional Injury Claims in Employment Litigation The Forensic Network, Annual Mental and Emotional Injury Claims Conference and Seminar July 2001; Jackson Hole, WY

 

Seminar: Sexual Harassment:  Confidentiality, Rape Shield Laws, and Assessment in Litigation American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference

May 9, 2001; New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Seminar: The Examination of Expert Witnesses

George Mason American Inn of Court

February 23, 2000; Roslyn, Virginia

 

Seminar: Espionage, psychological exploitation and entrapment American Academy of Psychiatry and Law 1999 Annual Meeting, October 14, 1999; Baltimore, Maryland

 

Lecture: Assessing emotional damages in sexual harassment litigation Virginia Trial Lawyers Association 1999 Annual Convention, March 27, 1999; The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, WV

 

Seminar: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Diagnosis and Treatment,

Vienna Women’s Center, March 28, 1998; Vienna, Virginia

 

Lecture: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma Related Disorders Springwood Hospital February 12, 1998; Leesburg, Virginia

 

Lecture: Psychiatry and the Treatment of Women – A Biopsychosocial Model  Department of Family Practitioners, Reston Hospital Reston, Virginia, 1997