Arizona law restricts the performance of court-ordered competency evaluations in criminal and juvenile cases to mental health experts who are approved by the court under court-developed guidelines. This program is designed for licensed Arizona physicians and licensed Arizona psychologists with forensic experience who seek to become court-approved evaluators in criminal and juvenile cases. Faculty include judges and mental health experts from throughout Arizona.
The program provides 20.50 hours of continuing education (accrediation is pending). Evaluators currently on a court-approved list are encouraged to attend and may be required by a local court to attend as part of the requirements to remain on the approved list.
Attendance at this program does not guarantee placement on the court-approved list of evaluators.
Registration preference will be given to psychiatrists and psychologists interested in conducting competency evaluations for the court.
Judges and Commissioners are also encouraged to attend.
Residents and graduate students may register for limited seating —
call for additional information.
Registration fees of $425.00 include continental breakfast, lunch, and afternoon refreshments daily, welcome reception, as well as program materials.
Registration deadline - July 19, 2019
A block of room has been reserved at the Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West located at 860 North Riverview in Mesa, Arizona. A rate of $107.18+tax per night for conference attendees. Call 480-664-1221 by July 9,2019 to make reservations. Please use group name Arizona Supreme Court when making reservations.