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 Workplaces
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; Rosslyn, Virginia

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