Nancy Kaser-Boyd, Ph.D.

Forensic Psychologist

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 

NANCY KASERBOYD, Ph.D., A.B.A.P.        

Telephone:    (818) 506-0719

Clinical and Forensic Psychologist          

 Telefax:    (818) 506-0638    

Email: nkbforensics@gmail.com

nkaserboyd@mednet.ucla.edu

 

Website:  www.nancykaser-boyd.com

 

 

Licensed in California [P.S. 007231] since January 1982.

Board Certified, Assessment [Diplomate, American Board of Assessment Psychology]

 

 

CURRENTLY:

 

Private Practice; clinical and forensic psychology, psychological assessment of adults and children; 12725 Ventura Blvd., Suite K, Studio City, California 91604.

 

Associate Clinical Professor, Medical Psychology, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Geffen School of Medicine at U.C.L.A.  Consult and supervise complex psychological assessment cases, inpatient, outpatient and medical units.  Lectures for Psychology 494, a seminar on advanced psychological assessment.  Students are trained in the application of advanced interpretive strategies for a evaluating a variety of complex neuropsychiatric conditions.  Special consideration is given to differential diagnosis in psychotic, mood, trauma, and personality disorders, and to evaluating psychological components of medical disorders, and malingering.  Lectures to staff and doctoral trainees on Violence Risk Assessment. Member, Voluntary Clinical Faculty Committee.

 

Member, Los Angeles County Superior Court Panel of Psychiatrists and Psychologists, Criminal Court [Since 1996].

 

Member, Los Angeles County Superior Court Panel of Psychiatrists and Psychologists, Dependency Court [Since 1982].

 

Member, Los Angeles County Superior Court Panel of Psychiatrists and Psychologists, Delinquency Court [Since 1982].

 

Member, Los Angeles County Superior Court Panel of Psychiatrists and Psychologists, Juvenile Competency [Beginning in January 2011].

 

Fellow, Society for Personality Assessment.

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

Undergraduate:    B.A. in Psychology, 1973

Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington

 

Graduate:        M.A. in Clinical Psychology, 1979

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 1980

University of Montana, Missoula, Montana

 

Clinical Internship, 197980

Los Angeles CountyUniversity of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles

 

Selected classes, Law School, University of Montana, 1980.

 

Postdoctoral:    Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry and Law, 198081

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

 

Outstanding Superior Court Panel Expert for 2004, awarded by the Juvenile Courts Bar Association, Los Angeles County.

 

Outstanding Superior Court Panel Expert for 1998, awarded by the Juvenile Courts Bar Association, Los Angeles County.

 

University of Montana Psychology Department commendation for outstanding graduate work, 1978.

 

University of Montana, Bertha Morton Fellowship for academic record, published works, honors received, and evidence of creative activity, 1978.

 

University of Montana Psychology Department commendation for outstanding graduate work, 1979.

 

National Institute of Mental Health Fellowship, 1976.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:

 

2000 -         Associate Clinical Professor, Medical Psychology, Semel Institute forNeuroscience and Human Behavior, Geffen School of Medicine at U.C.L.A.

Psychodiagnostic seminars to interns and postdocs [Psych 494, see above for course description]; guest lectures and rounds to Psychology doctoral interns and Psychiatry residents; supervision of psychological assessment cases (inpatient/outpatient).

 

 

2011 – 2012, 2015-present

            Board of Trustees, Society for Personality Assessment, Member at Large.  

        This is the Executive Board of SPA, which sets organization policy,             determines the content of educational programs, decides about awards, and         sets budgets for SPA programs.

 

2009 -        Member, Voluntary Clinical Faculty Academic Appointments & Advancements Committee, Geffen School of Medicine at U.C.L.A., Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences.

 

2009-        Created and run a forensic practicum, exposing qualified UCLA graduate students and psychology interns to forensic assessment of children, adolescents, and adults from private forensic practice.

 

1990-1999         Assistant Clinical Professor, Neuropsychiatric Institute, U.C.L.A.

(a)  Team Leader, Outpatient Residents and Interns Supervision Group;  (b)  Psychological assessment seminars, and supervision of inpatient psychological assessments.

 

19892005        Lecturer, University of Southern California, Department of Psychology.

Teaching Psychological Assessment to graduate students in the doctoral program in clinical psychology.  Presenting guest lectures to psychology undergraduates, and to law school students.

 

19891994        Visiting Lecturer, West Los Angeles, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, (Brentwood).

Teaching a fourpart seminar on advanced personality assessment (focusing on the assessment of DSM-III-R AxisI and AxisII disorders with the Rorschach and theMillon Clinical Multi-axial Inventory-II).

 

Assistant Clinical Professor, U.C.L.A. Psychology Department.

Teaching psychological assessment in the graduate program in clinical psychology (Rorschach Comprehensive System, Millon Clinical Multi-axial Inventory).

 

198889        Director, Affective Disorders Clinic, Ingleside Hospital, Rosemead, CA. 

Directed inpatient group psychotherapy, ran an interpersonal psychotherapy group, and supervised interns in treatment of affective disorders.

 

August 1985        Administrative Director, Ingleside Hospital, Outpatient Department and

 

October 1988        Partial Hospitalization Program.

Administrative and clinical responsibility for program development, budgeting, staffing, and ongoing clinical programs; for development and maintenance of internship training programs (recruiting staff, presenting seminars, providing clinical supervision); for liaison to the community and to other hospital departments; serving on hospital committees (Administrative, Marketing, Credentials, Research, and Education).

 

August 1984        Director of Psychology, Ingleside Hospital

July 1989        Training Director, doctorallevel internship program (A.P.A.approved)

Director of Community Consultation and Education.

Directed all aspects of internship training and taught yearlong seminars on psychological assessment, ethics, and contemporary psychological issues

 

August 1985        Director, Assessment Service, U.C.L.A., Psychology Department.

July 1988        Duties:  Operated a directservice assessment clinic for the psychological assessment of a range of referral questions for

children and adults; budgeting and hiring, teaching and supervision of staff and graduate students in Clinical Psychology.

 

19831987        Assistant Clinical Professor, U.S.C. School of Medicine.

Training and supervision of clinical psychology interns at Los Angeles CountyUniversity of Southern California Medical Center, Child Outpatient Department.

 

19811985        Staff Psychologist and Lecturer, Fernald School, Psychology Department, U.C.L.A.

Training and supervision of clinical psychology graduate students in psychotherapy and psychological assessment; research on issues in child clinical psychology; provision of direct services to children and adolescents with learning and behavioral problems.

 

1983            Adjunct Assistant Professor, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology.  Taught graduate course on projective testing and the Rorschach (Exner System).

 

January 1982        Completed requirements for licensure in California, License P.S. 7231.

 

198081        PostDoctoral Fellow and Clinical Instructor in Forensic Psychiatry, U.S.C. School of Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry and Law.

 

Training in theory and practice of forensic psychiatry. Psychotherapy with offender groups; psychological evaluations for juvenile and adult courts addressing issues of competence, insanity, diminished capacity, juvenile 

fitness and child custody; court testimony; staff psychology duties at Terminal Island Federal Penetentiary; supervision of psychology and law school interns; and coursework in applied family, civil, and criminal law.

 

197980        Clinical Psychology Intern, Los Angeles CountyUniversity of Southern California Medical Center.  APAapproved training with inpatient and outpatient adults and children.  Electives in the intensive inpatient treatment of adolescents, psychological consultation to minority schools, and the assessment and treatment of child abuse.

 

197679        Psychologist in training, Clinical Psychology Center, University of Montana. Training in outpatient individual, group, and family therapy, for a variety of psychological problems.  Carried approximately 10 weekly clinical hours per academic quarter.

 

197879        Clinical Team Leader, University of Montana Psychology Clinic. Supervised less advanced graduate students in psychotherapy and psychological assessment, and assisted in leading clinical case conferences.

 

Summer 1978        Psychology Trainee, Long Beach Veterans Administration Medical Center.  500 hours on four rotations, with training in admissions, inpatient psychiatry, and psychological interventions with chronic pain and spinal-cord injuries.

 

197879        Lecturer in Abnormal Psychology and Women's Studies, University of Montana.

 

Summer 1977        Psychology Trainee, Vancouver, Washington, Veterans Administration Medical Center.

500 hours of training in individual and group psychotherapy with inpatients and outpatients; special emphasis on psychological assessment.

 

197677        Clinical Psychology Assistant, Western Montana Regional Mental Health Center.

Performed psychological evaluations on children and adults.  Administered standard psychodiagnostic test batteries and clinical interviews, presented cases to an interdisciplinary team for discussion and formulation of recommendations and prepared written reports for the team.  Many cases were Courtreferred.

 

 

CONSULTANTSHIPS:

 

Criminal, Civil, Juvenile, and Family Courts; forensic evaluations and expert testimony.  Cases where work is cited can be Googled.

 

Criminal Courts (State and Federal):

Evaluations of mental state for competence to stand trial, insanity, dangerousness, and factors in sentencing; expert testimony regarding psychological tests and the malingering of mental disorder.  Member 730 Panel, Los Angeles County Superior Court (Criminal).

 

 

Civil Courts:

Psychological assessment of cognitive and emotional state of civil litigants.  

Expert testimony regarding the malingering of emotional distress.

 

Juvenile Dependency Courts:

Member of 730 Expert Panel, performing evaluations of children, adults, and families, on issues of child abuse and neglect.

 

Juvenile Delinquency Courts:

    Member of 730 Expert Panel, performing evaluations of adolescents on issues of 

    competence to stand trial, fitness, psychological needs, and dispositions.

 

U.S.C. Law School, Post-Conviction Justice Project [2000 -   ]

Present guest lectures and consult on habeas cases of incarcerated women and of prison inmates convicted of their crimes while they were still juveniles. 

 

California Board of Prison Terms:

 

Independent Examiner, performing psychological evaluations of mentally ill inmates, evaluating "readiness" for release and present dangerousness. 

[1987-1995]

 

U.C.L.A. Psychology Department, Sexual Abuse Project:

 

Consultant on research design and analysis of results of assessment measures of sexually molested preschool children. [1986-87]

 

Reviewer, Book Proposals, Routledge Publishing, 2011-present.

 

Guest Editor, Journal of Child Custody (2010 - present)

Guest Editor, Journal of Personality Assessment (1995 - present)

Guest Editor, Assessment (1999 – present)

Review selected articles submitted to these journals for publication

 

MEMBERSHIPS:

 

American Psychological Association (1979present).

Society for Personality Assessment (Joined in 1988; elevated to Fellow in 1994).

American Psychology-Law Society

California State Psychological Association (1982 -present).

Los Angeles County Psychological Association (Joined in 1986-1990);

Member, Forensic Committee (1988)

Los Angeles Society of Clinical Psychologists (Board Member, 198587).

Medical Staff, Ingleside Hospital (19841989).

 

RELATED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

 

2007 -        Oral Examiner.  American Board of Assessment Psychology.

 

1989-2002    Oral Examiner. State of California, Psychology Examining Committee.

         Sit for Biannual oral examination of psychologist applicants for state licensure.

 

2001-        Consultant/Trainer, Senate Bill 799, Habeus Petitions for Incarcerated Battered Women

 

1977        Project evaluator for federallyfunded public conferences on the community treatment of the mentally and physically disabled and on violence and women.

 

197375    Assistant Director, Montana Committee for the Humanities. 

Provided liaison between the National Endowment for the Humanities and community groups wishing to organize programs to bring the perspective of the humanities to social issues.

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:

 

1997 -    2000    Malingering of Battered Woman Syndrome, a study of symptoms and feined symptoms on the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory.

 

1994 -    1999    Rorschach studies [women who kill, L.A. riot victims, trauma studies] 

 

19861989    Cognitive and emotional effects of toxic exposure. Collaborating with Steven Rottman, M.D. (U.C.L.A. Medical Center), John Alexander, M.D. (Western Center for Hyperbaric Medicine), and Timothy Cannis, M.D. (Northridge Hospital).

 

1983-1986    Study of women who commit homicide.  Analysis of a sample of 60 cases of female homicide in Los Angeles County.  

 

198184    Children's attitudes toward and competence to consent to psychotherapy. Collaboration with Howard Adelman, Ph.D., and Linda Taylor, Ph.D., Fernald School, Psychology Department, U.C.L.A.

 

1980        Dissertation research. The effectiveness of teaching parenting skills to abusive parents through weekly home visits and individuallydesigned childmanagement plans.  Changes in abusive parenting were measured using an inhome family recording system designed for the project.

 

1978-80    The battered woman syndrome.  Research team member, NIMHfunded project; Lenore Walker, Ph.D., Principal Investigator.

 

197679    The relationships between children's television advertising and food preferences.  Research team member, National Science Foundationfunded project; Balfour Jeffrey, Ph.D., Principal Investigator.  Six studies of children's responses to television advertising, and master's thesis.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

 

Books/Book Chapters

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Kennedy, R. (in press).  Psychological variables in domestic violence:  Assessment with the Rorschach Performance Assessment System.  In Mihura, J., Meyer, G., & Erdberg, P. (in press).  Applications of the Rorschach Performance Assessment System.  New York:  Guilford.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (2016).  Psychological assessment of the effects of sexual harassment.  In V. Brabender & J. Mihura (Eds), Handbook of gender, sex, and psychological assessment. New York:  Routledge.

 

deRuiter, C. & Kaser-Boyd, N. (2015).  Forensic psychological assessment in practice:  Case studies.  New York: Routledge.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (2008).  Supervising psychotherapy of abuse survivors.  In Hess, A.K, Hess, K.D., & Hess, T.H. (Eds.) Psychotherapy supervision:  Theory, research, and practice (2nd Ed.).  New York, Wiley & Sons.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (2008).  The death penalty and mitigation.  In C.B. Gacono, F.B. Evans,  N. Kaser-Boyd, and L. Gacono (Eds).  Handbook of forensic Rorschach assessment.  New York:  Erlbaum.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (2008)  Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.  In C.B. Gacano, F.B. Evans, N. Kaser-Boyd, & L. Gacono (Eds).  Handbook of forensic Rorschach assessment.  New York:  Erlbaum.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (2008).  Battered woman’s syndrome.  In C. B. Gacono, B.F. Evans, N. Kaser-Boyd & L. Gacono (Eds).  Handbook of forensic Rorschach assessment.  New York:  Erlbaum.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (2005).  Foreward to the Japanese Edition of Essentials of the Rorschach.  New York:  Wiley.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (2005).  The paranoid personality.  In Huprich, S. K. (Ed).  Rorschach assessment of personality disorders.  New York:  Erlbaum.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (2004).  Battered woman’s syndrome:  Clinical features, evaluation, and expert testimony.  In Cling, B. J. (Ed.)  Sexualized violence against women and children.  New York:  Guilford.

 

Armstrong, J. & Kaser-Boyd, N. (2003).  Projective assessment of trauma.  In M. Hilsenroth & D. Segal (Eds.), Objective and projective assessment of personality and psychopathology.  Volume 2 in M. Hersen (Ed.-in-Chief), Comprehensive handbook of psychological assessment.  New York:  John Wiley & Sons.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (2002).  Children who kill.  In Neil Ribner (Ed.), Handbook of juvenile forensic psychology.  New York: Jossey Bass.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Steinberg-Oren, S. (2001)  Rorschach interpretation.  In Rose, T., Kaser-Boyd, N. & Maloney, M.P., Essentials of the Rorschach.  New York:  Wiley & Sons.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (2001) Strengths and weaknesses of the Rorschach.  In Rose, T., Kaser-Boyd, N. & Maloney, M.P., Essentials of the Rorschach.  New York:  Wiley & Sons. 

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (2001)  Clinical applications of the Rorschach.  In Rose, T., Kaser-Boyd, N. & Maloney, M.P., Essentials of the Rorschach.  New York:  Wiley & Sons.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (2001)  Illustrative case reports.  In Rose, T., Kaser-Boyd, N. & Maloney, M.P., Essentials of the Rorschach.  New York:  Wiley & Sons.

 

KaserBoyd, N. & Maloney, M.P. (1985).  Evaluating sex offenders.  In M.P. Maloney, Psychological assessment of civil and criminal issues. New York:  MacmillanFree Press.

 

KaserBoyd, N. & Maloney, M.P. (1985).  The insanity defense. In M.P. Maloney, Psychological assessment of civil and criminal issues.  New York:  MacmillanFree Press.

 

Jeffrey, D.B., & Lemnitzer, N. (1980). Eating, exercise, obesity, and related health problems: a macroenvironmental analysis.  In J. Ferguson and B. Taylor (Eds.), The comprehensive handbook of behavioral medicine.  Jamaica, N.Y.: S.P. Medical and Scientific Books.

 

Journal Publications

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (2016). “An essential book for the forensic psychologist”; Review ofButcher, J.N., Hass, G.A., Greene, R. L. & Nelson, L.D. (2015). Using the MMPI-2 in forensic assessment.  In Journal of Personality Assessment

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (2009).  Child abuse and domestic violence in divorce and child custody cases:  Ethical Issues.  Professional Psychology:  Research & Practice, 40(6), 548-49.

 

Olin, J.T., Schneider, L.S., & Kaser-Boyd, N. (1996).  Associating personality pathology with emotional distress in caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease.  J. of Clinical Geropsychology, 2(2), 93-101.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N.  (1995).   Detecting malingering in criminal defendants.   Prosecutor's Brief, 18, 19-22.

 

Adrian, C. & Kaser-Boyd, N. (1995).  The Rorschach Ego-Impairment Index in heterogeneous psychiatric patients.  J. of Pers. Assessment, 65(3), 408-414.

 

Rottman, S.J., Kaser-Boyd, N., Cannis, M.D., and Alexander, J. (1995).  Low-level carbon-monoxide poisoning:  Inability of neuropsychological testing to identify patients who benefit from hyperbaric oxygen therapy.  Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 10(4), 276-281.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (1993).  Post-traumatic stress disorders in children and adults:  The legal relevance.  Western State University Law Review, 20(2), 319-334.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (1993).  Rorschachs of women who commit homicide.  Journal of Personality Assesssment, 60(3), 458-470.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (1993).  Book review [Review of Interpretive guide to the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory].  J. of Personality Assessment, 61(1), 206-209.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Balash, S. (1993).  Battered Women Syndrome in the Courtroom. In Defending battered women in criminal cases.  Chicago, Ill.:  American Bar Association.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Mosten, F. S. (1993). The violent family:  Psychological dynamics and their effect on the lawyer-client relationship.  Family & Conciliation Courts Review, October, 31(4), 425-436.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Balash, S.R.  (1992).  Battered woman syndrome and other subtypes of post-traumatic stress disorder:  Strengths and liabilities in the courtroom.  CACJ Forum, 29, 4, 18-28.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (1992).  A Psychologist's comment on Basic Instinct.  The California Psychologist, 25, 5, 19.

 

Mosten, F. & Kaser-Boyd, N. (1992).  The violent family:  Intervention strategies for family lawyers.  Family Law News, 15, 1, 4-7.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Mosten, F. (1991).  The violent family:  psychological dynamics and their effect on the attorney-client relationship.   Family Law News, 14, 2, 23-27.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (1991).  Thelma and Louise: A film with relevance to psychologists.  The California Psychologist, 24, 4, 28.

 

KaserBoyd, N. (1988).  Fictitious allegations of sexual abuse in marital dissolution. Family Law News, 2, 4, 49-52. 

 

KaserBoyd, N., Adelman, H.S., Taylor, L. & Nelson, P. (1986).  Children's understanding of the risks and benefits of psychotherapy.  Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 15 (2), 165171.

 

KaserBoyd, N., Adelman, H.S., & Taylor, L. (1985).  Minor's ability to identify risks and benefits of therapy.  Professional Psychology, 16(3),411417.

 

Adelman, H.S., KaserBoyd, N., & Taylor, L. (1984).  Children's participation in consent for psychotherapy and their subsequent response to treatment. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 13(2), 170178.

 

Taylor, L.L., Adelman, H.S., & KaserBoyd, N. (1983).  Perspectives of children regarding their participation in psychoeducational decisions.  Professional Psychology, 14(6), 882894.

 

Jeffrey, D.B., Bolin, D., Lemnitzer, N.[Kaser-Boyd, N.], Hickey, J.S., & Hess, M.J. (1980).  The impact of television advertising on children's eating behavior:  An integrative review.  Catalog of Selected Documents in Psychology, 10, 11.

 

Jeffrey, D.B., Lemnitzer, N.[Kaser-Boyd, N.], Hickey, J.S., Hess, M.J., McLellern, R.W., Stroud, J.M. (1980).  The development of a behavioral eating test and its relationship to a self report food preference scale.  Behavioral Assessment, 2(1), 8798.

 

KaserBoyd, N. (1981).  Training in child management as treatment for abusive parents. Dissertation Abstracts International, 41, 11, 4265B.

 

 

Presentations/Symposia

 

deRuiter, C., Kaser-Boyd, N., Boss, A., Hass, G. (March 2017). The Perks and Perils of a Clinical-Forensic Psychology Practice.  Panel discussion at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment.  San Francisco.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2017). Teaching Violence Risk Assessment.  Symposium with Ganellen, R., Kaser-Boyd, N., Archer, R., Patterson, T., Langford, A.  Predicting and Preventing Violent Attacks.  Annual meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, San Francisco. 

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & deRuiter, C. (March 2016). Forensic Psychological Assessment in Practice: Case Studies, a one-day CPE workshop for psychologists, Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (September 2015).  Using prison records experts and psychological experts.  Panel Member, Pacific Juvenile Defender Center’s 12th Annual Roundtable.  Sacramento.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (June 2015).  Use of Expert Witnesses.  Panel Member, Juvenile Life Without Parole Sentencing Forum.  USC Gould School of Law Seminar, Los Angeles.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2015).  Domestic Violence Update:  Assessment of Issues in Family and Criminal Courts.  Workshop at the Society for Personality Assessment, Brooklyn, New York.

 

Acklin, M. & Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2015).  A Juvenile Catathymic Homicide.  Discussant, Society for Personality Assessment, Brooklyn, New York.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (October 2014).  Intimate Partner Violence.  A workshop for the California Board of Parole Hearings Psychologists.  Sacramento, CA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (May 2014).  Adolescent Brain Development and Juvenile Justice.  Attorney Training for SB 260 Parole Hearings, U.S.C. Gould School of Law, Post-Conviction Justice Project.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Siperstein, D. (March 2014).  A Retrospective Analysis of Two Murders:  The Child is Father to the Man.  Symposium, Society for Personality Assessment, Washington, D.C.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2014).  Discussant, Countertransference and Trauma:  Therapeutic Use of Self with Clients in Collaborative/Therapeutic Assessment.  Symposium, Society for Personality Assessment, Washington, D.C.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2013).  Forensic Evaluation of Juveniles in the Juvenile Justice System.  A one-day CME workshop for doctoral level psychologists.  Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting, San Diego.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2013).  Intimate Partner Violence.  Presentation to the California Parole Board.  Sacramento, CA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2012).  A Case of Indecent Exposure.  Paper on Panel:  "Psychological Assessment in the Legal Arena:  Challenging Cases.  Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting, Chicago, March 15, 2012.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2012).  Training in Forensic Psychology.  Presentation at the Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting, Chicago, March 16, 2012.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Evans, B. (March 2012).  Clinical and Forensic Assessment ofPsychological Trauma.  A day-long workshop.  Given at the Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting, Chicago, March 14, 2012.

 

    Kaser-Boyd, N. (February 2012).  Legal representation of victims of Intimate Partner     Battering in Family Court.      University of California-Irvine School of Law.

    

Kaser-Boyd, N. (October 2011).  Psychologists' Contribution to Parole Hearings.  Parole Training for New and Experienced Attorneys--a One Day Conference.  USC Gould School of Law.

 

    McWilliams, N., Kassel, P., Coleman, L, Puopolo, M & Kaser-Boyd, N.  (April 2011).      Panel     Discussion.      Continuing Education Seminar:  Relational Factors in Supervision:      The Therapeutic Relationship, Supervisory Alliance, and Parallel Process.  UCLA.

 

    Kaser-Boyd, N. & Aklin, M. (March 2011).  Consultation to the Criminal Courts.  CPE     Workshop for Psychologists.  Society for Personality Assessment, Boston, MA.

 

    Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2011).  Invited Master Lecture:  Adolescent Assessment:  Are We     Good Enough?  Society for Personality Assessment, Boston, MA.

 

    Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2010).  Chair, Symposium, Cultural Competence and Sensitivity.  

    Society for Personality Assessment, Annual Meeting, San Jose, California.

 

    Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2010).  Spirits and Ghosts:  Cultural Variations in the Presentation of     Psychotic Symptoms.  Society for Personality Assessment, Annual Meeting, San Jose, 

    California.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (October 2009).  Evidence-Based Practices:  Collaborating for New Paradigms in Facilitating Offender Reentry.  Panel Member, Conference on Reducing Recidivism Through Evidence-Based Reentry Practices.  United States District Court for the CentralDistrict of California and University of Southern California School of Social Work.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2009).  The Media and Psychology:  Communicating Complex Ideas about Psychology.  Presentation at the Society for Personality Assessment.   Chicago, Ill.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2009).  Unraveling a Grisly Murder with Personality Testing.  Paper in symposium, Forensic Personality Assessment:  Concept, Methods, and Applications.  Society for Personality Assessment.   Chicago, Ill.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. Evans, B. (March 2009).  Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychological Trauma.  Continuing Education Seminar for Psychologists, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (September 2008).  Using DSM-IV-TR in the University Setting.  Continuing Education Seminar, Student Psychological Services, UCLA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (April 2008).  Violence Risk Assessment on Campus.  Continuing Education Seminar, Student Psychological Services, UCLA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2008).  Violence Risk Assessment:  Kids.  Continuing Education Seminar, Society for Personality Assessment, New Orleans, LA

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2008).  Methods of Assessing Violence Risk.  Symposium, ‘Violence Risk Assessment:  What we have learned, What we need to Learn, Society for Personality Assessment, New Orleans, LA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March, 2007).  Enriching the science and art of the Rorschach.  Roundtable Discussion with Gregory Meyer, Donald Viglione, Leo Cohen, Philip Erdberg, and Irving Weiner.  Society for Personality Assessment, Arlington, VA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March, 2007).  Chair, Paper Session on Forensic Application of the MMPI-A, the MMPI-2, and the Rorschach.  Society for Personality Assessment, Arlington, VA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Gragg, D.  (February, 2007).  Uses and misuses of psychological and personality testing.  Capital Case Defense Seminar, Monterey, CA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (December, 2006).  Assessing Dangerousness:  Crucial Information for Clinical Supervisors.  Invited Continuing Education Seminar, Medical Psychology Staff, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March, 2006).  Abused:  Malingering or Not?  A case discussion with a documentary film, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, San Diego.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (August, 2005).  Battered Woman’s Syndrome:  Evaluation and Expert Testimony.  Round-Table Discussion at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (July, 2005).  Chairperson, Symposium:  Cultural Variations in the Presentation of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.  International Congress of Rorschach and Projective Methods.  Barcelona, Spain.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (July, 2005).  Trauma Symptoms and Adaptation in African and Egyptian Women.  Paper to be presented at the International Congress of Rorschach and Projective Methods.  Barcelona, Spain.

 

Fernandez, G. & Kaser-Boyd, N.  (July, 2005).  After the Tsunami Disaster:  Cultural Factors in Recovery.  Paper to be presented at the International Congress of Rorschach and Projective Methods.  Barcelona, Spain.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N.  (March, 2005).  Consulting With the Prosecution.  Workshoppresented at the Annual meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (October, 2004).  Parents in Dependency Court.  Symposium presented at the 9th Annual California State/Los Angeles/Dependency Court Partnership Conference.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March, 2004).  Forensic Evaluation of Domestic Violence.  Continuing Education Workshop.  Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Miami, Florida.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March, 2004).  Open Consultation Session.  Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Miami, Florida.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Armstrong, J. (March 2003).  When is it Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?  Diagnostic Accuracy in Forensic Settings.  Continuing Education Workshop, Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment.  San Francisco.

 

Efraim, D., & Kaser-Boyd, N. (March, 2003).  A Rorschach index to assess perception of danger.  Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment.  San Francisco.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March, 2003).  Invited consultation:  Open Consultation Session:  “Meet with nationally and internationally recognized personality assessment experts in an informal contact to “pick their brains”.  Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment.  San Francisco. 

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (February, 2003).  Personality disorder as mitigation evidence.  Death Penalty Conference, Monterey, CA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (November, 2002).  Attachment:  Template for Human Relatedness.  Invited Workshop, “A New Beginning”: 8th Annual Conference of the Los Angeles County Superior Court and California State University, Los Angeles.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (September, 2002).  Psychological effects of female genital circumcision.  XVII International Congress of Rorschach and Projective Methods.  Rome.

 

Berant, E., Kaser-Boyd, N., Segal, H., & Zim, S. (September, 2002).   Rorschach and TAT manifestations in young people exposed to sexual or mental abuse and violence during their childhood.  XVII International Congress of Rorschach and Projective Methods.  Rome.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March, 2002).  Battered Woman’s Syndrome and health care.  Grand Rounds, Scott-White Medical Center, University of Texas at Austin. Texas.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March, 2002).   Hatred and fanaticism:  Understanding the terrorist.  Paper presented at the Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March, 2002).  Teaching cultural competence.  Paper presented at the Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March, 2002).  High stakes in the courtroom:  Standards for interpretation of the Rorschach.  Paper presented at the Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting, San Antonio. 

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (September, 2001).  Malingered Battered Woman’s Syndrome.  Poster, 6th International Conference on Family Violence.  San Diego, CA.

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2001).  MMPI’s of women with histories of abuse.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Philadelphia, Pa.  

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2001).  A Gold Standard for the forensic use of the Rorschach. Symposium:  Exploring the implications of a Rorschach coding “Gold Standard”.  Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Philadelphia, Pa.   

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 2000)  Current challenges to teaching the Rorschach.  Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Albuquerque, N.M.  

 

Kaser-Boyd, N.  (March 2000)  Battered Woman’s Syndrome in the Courtroom.  Presentation to Pepperdine Law School students, Malibu campus.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (June 1999).  Domestic violence: Psychological effects on children.  Statewide California Coalition for Battered Women Training Seminar Series.  El Monte, California.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Evans, B. (March 1999).  The Forensic Assessment of Psychological Trauma.  Workshop at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, New Orleans.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March 1999).  Battered Woman’s Syndrome in the Courts.  Presentationto law school students at Pepperdine University, Los Angeles.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N.  (January 1999).  Domestic violence: When children are at risk.  Invited lecture.  San Diego Conference on Responding to Child Maltreatment

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Crespo, A. (October, 1998).  Psychological evaluation of physically abusive parents.  Symposium at the 4th Annual New Beginning for Partnerships for Children and Families in Los Angeles County”, Los Angeles Convention Center. 

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Rapport, L.  (1998).  Child celebrities adaptation to adulthood: A study with the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory.  Paper at a symposium entitled “Celebrity Stress and Psychosocial Adjustment of Young Performers”, Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco. 

 

Kaser-Boyd, N.  (July, 1998).  Ethics in the practice of forensic psychology.  Invited lecture to the San Gabriel Valley Psychological Society, Pasadena.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (May, 1998).  Complex PTSD and Battered Woman Syndrome.  Lecture to Psychiatric Staff, Los Angeles County Jail.

 

Armstrong, J. & Kaser-Boyd, N.  (February,1998).  Diagnosing dissociative disorders.  Continuing Education Workshop at the Society for Personality Assessment, Boston.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Crespo, A. (January, 1998).  The MMPI-2 and MMPI-A in the Courtroom: Uses and Abuses in Forensic Evaluation.  15th Annual Juvenile Law & Procedures Seminar, Juvenile Courts Bar Association, Burbank, CA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (November, 1997).  Can Battered Woman Syndrome Be Malingered?  Paper in a symposium, “Expert Witness Testimony: Battered Women in Court”.  49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, San Diego, CA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (October, 1997). Expert witness testimony. Women’s Law Caucus, University of Montana, Missoula.  

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Crespo, A. (October, 1997).  Attachment and bonding: Disrupted attachment - Causes and interventions.  Third Annual Conference of the Los Angeles County Juvenile Court and California State University, Los Angeles.  

 

Kaser-Boyd, N.  (March, 1997).  Surviving a Post-Partum Tragedy.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, San Diego.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N., Ganellen, R.J., Kennedy, R., Stein, D., & Weiner, I.B. (March, 1997). Defending the Rorschach in Court.  Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, San Diego.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Viglione, D. (March, 1997).  The Rorschach and Trauma.  Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, San Diego.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N.  (August, 1996).  Ring of Fire.  Panel discussant, domestic violence.  A workshop at the American Hospital Association annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. & Adrian, C. (July, 1996). Ego impairment index in battered women.  Paper presented at the 15th International Congress of Rorschach and Projective Methods, Boston.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N.  (April, 1996).  Object relations and serial homicide: A Rorschach study.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Denver.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N., Armstrong, J., Erdberg, P., and Viglione, D.  (March, 1995).  Trauma and the Rorschach.  Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment. 

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (November, 1994).  Measuring trauma in battered women.  Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (October, 1994).  Domestic Violence Workshop.  A one-day invited continuing education workshop for the Arkansas Psychological Association, Little Rock.

 

Scarf, C.L., Kaser-Boyd, N. & Viglione, D.  (August 1994).  The riots live on:  Rorschach trauma content in victims of the 1992 Los Angeles riot.   Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (May, 1994).  Invited lecture on presenting expert testimony on victimization defenses.  Criminal Defense Update, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, San Diego.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N.  (Spring, 1994).  Cultural sensitivity in forensic evaluation:  Genital circumcision in an Egyptian woman.  Workshop, Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting, Chicago, Ill.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N.  (Spring, 1994).  Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy.  Symposium, Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting, Chicago, Ill.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N.  Battered Women Who Kill.  Invited lecture to San Diego Psych-Law Society.  October 1993.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N.  Battered Woman’s Syndrome Testimony in the Criminal Case...Psychological Perspective and Relationship to the Law.  Invited lecture, American Bar Association Conference on Defending Battered Women in Criminal Cases, San Francisco, September 1993.

 

Kreitzberg, Ellen and Kaser-Boyd, N.  Demonstration:  Tactics and Strategies:  Direct Examination of an Expert Witness.  American Bar Association Conference on Defending Battered Women in Criminal Cases, San Francisco, September 1993.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (May, 1993).  The socio-legal context of violence against women:  The influence of language, power, credibility, and social policy.  Conference on Psychological Damages as Elements of Proof in Cases of Violence Against Women, sponsored by LosAngeles County Psychological Association and The California Women's Law Center.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N., & DeVos, G. (March, 1993). Cultural sensitivity in forensic evaluation. Symposium, Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessemnt, San Francisco.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March, 1993). Gender differences in attaining status in professional psychological organizations: Is it sexual harrassment?  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, San Francisco, CA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (September, 1992). Battered Woman Syndrome Defenses. Invited lecture to the California Public Defenders Association meeting "Exploring Scientific Evidence", Oxnard, CA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N.  (September, 1992)  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Homicide.  Invited Lecture to the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Indigent Criminal Defense Appointments Program,  Los Angeles, CA.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N., Meloy, J.R., & Berg, J. (1992).  The psychodynamics of battering. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment,Washington, D. C.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N.  (1992).  Fabricated battered woman syndrome:  An MCMI-2 study.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Washington, D. C.

 

Adrian, C. & Kaser-Boyd, N. (1992).  The Rorschach Ego-Impairment Index in heterogeneous psychiatric patients.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Washington, D. C.

 

Balish, S. & Kaser-Boyd, N. (October, 1991).  Battered wife syndrome defenses. Invited presentation to "Forensic and Scientific Evidence" Conference, of the California Public Defenders Association.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (October, 1991).  Ethics in the practice of forensic psychology:  New Standards of A.P.A.'s Division 41. Presentation to the annual meeting of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (March, l99l). Trauma and Personality Functioning.  Symposium presented to the annual meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment.

 

Kaser-Boyd, N. (February, l99l). Empirically-based Child Custody Evaluation.  Symposium presented to the annual meeting of the California State Psychological Association.

 

KaserBoyd, N. (April, 1990).  10 Years after Graduate Training.  Invited Address to the Montana State Psychological Association, Missoula, Montana.

 

KaserBoyd, N. (April, 1990). Psychological Assessment in Forensic Psychology.  KaiserPermanente Hospital, Los Angeles, Psychology Internship Program.

 

KaserBoyd, N. (March, 1990). Rorschach Protocols of Women Who Commit Homicide. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Societyfor Personality Assessment, San Diego.

 

KaserBoyd, N. (May, 1989). Fictitious Allegations of Sexual Abuse in Child Custody.  Panel, Juvenile Courts Bar Association Annual Meeting.

 

KaserBoyd, N. (1988). Scoring and interpretation of the Rorschach (Exner System).  

Workshop for Psychology Dept., V.A. Medical Center, Brentwood.

 

KaserBoyd, N. (1987, September). Dynamics of violent conjugal relationships.  Discussant, Grand Rounds, U.C.L.A. Medical Center.

 

KaserBoyd, N. (1987, May).  A study of women who kill their children.  Presentation at conference "Postpartum Depression and Criminal Responsibility," Pennsylvania State University.

 

KaserBoyd, N. (1986). Risk factors in adolescent suicide: a course for inpatient hospital staff. Ingleside Hospital, Rosemead, California.

 

KaserBoyd, N. & Maloney, M.P. (1984, August).  Women who kill.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.     

 

Adelman, H.S., KaserBoyd, N., & Taylor, L.L. (1983, August). Children'sparticipation in treatment decisionmaking.  Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Anaheim, California.

 

KaserBoyd, N. (1980, January).  The battered woman:  Results of an eightstate survey.  Presentation to Psychology Division, Department of Psychiatry, U.S.C. School of Medicine.

 

Lemnitzer [KaserBoyd], N. (1979, Spring).  Psychological correlates of violence. Colloquium presented to the Psychology Department, University of Montana.

 

 

OTHER:

 

Appeared as a psychological expert in films and television:

 

CNN:  On juvenile homicide, and on violence risk assessment.

 

“Crimes of Passion”—A documentary film and case study of a battered woman who killed her husband.  Canadian Broadcasting Network.  2007.

 

Braverman, C., Braverman, M. (2006).  “Abused”—A documentary film and case study of a battered woman’s habeas hearing, A & E Network, May 2006.

 

“Sin by Silence,” a documentary film about battered women in prison, by Olivia Klaus, Quiet Little Place Productions (2008). Investigation Discovery Channel.

 

 

Produced films:

 

Lemnitzer [KaserBoyd], N. (1977).  "Beyond Bricks and Mortar", a documentary film exploring conditions at Montana State Prison.  Distributed by the Montana Committee for the Humanities.

 

Lemnitzer [KaserBoyd], N. (1976). "Us and Them", a documentary film about the rights of the mentally ill. Distributed by the Montana Committee for the Humanities.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION COMPLETED:

 

Rorschach Workshops, Interpretation with Children and Adolescents (Exner & Weiner), Los Angeles, 1982.

 

Child Physical and Sexual Abuse, San Diego, 1986.

 

MCMI, Research and Clinical Use (Millon), Los Angeles, 1988.

 

MMPIII, Standardization Data and Clinical Use (Butcher), Costa Mesa, 1989.

 

Issues in the practice of Forensic Psychology (Butcher, Resnick, Weiner), Costa Mesa, 1989.

 

Rorschach Workshops, Advanced Interpretation (Exner and Erdberg), San Diego, May, 1989.

 

Rorschach Workshops, Advanced Interpretation (Exner and Weiner), Denver, May, 1989.

 

Rorschach Workshops, Basic Tutorial (Erdberg), June, 1989.

 

American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) Summer Institute, Forensic Psychology (Shapiro), July, 1989.

 

ABPP Summer Institute, Clinical Child Neuropsychology (Satz and Majovski), July l990.

 

Rorschach Workshops, Alumni Workshop, Asheville, North Carolina, 1991.

 

The MMPI-2 in Forensic Practice, Workshop at the Society for Personality Assessment, March 1992.

 

The MMPI-2 in Forensic Practice, American Academy of Forensic Psychology, Santa Fe, 1994.

 

Substance Abuse Training.  Workshop at the California Psychological Association Annual Meeting, March 1996.

 

Advanced Jury Science for the Practicing Psychologist.  Seminar at the California Psychological Association Annual Meeting, March 1996.

 

Child Custody Guidelines.  Seminar at the California Psychological Association Annual Meeting, March 1996.

 

Forensic Psychology in California: Update for 1996.  Workshop at the California Psychological Annual Meeting, March 1996.

 

Avoiding Ethical Errors in Forensic Practice.  Workshop at the California Psychological Association Annual Meeting, March 1996.

 

Advanced Rorschach Interpretation.  Workshop at the International Congress of Rorschach and Projective Methods, Boston, 1996.

 

U.C.L.A. Annual Review of Psychiatry.  Two-day seminar by experts on dementia, mood disorders, post-partum disorders, schizophrenia, substance abuse, and psychopharmacology.  Los Angeles, October 1996.

 

U.C.L.A. Annual Review of Psychiatry.  Two-day seminar, update on major mental disorders.  Los Angeles, October 1998.

 

Ethics.  One-day seminar, University of Southern California, October 1999.

 

Domestic Violence in Family Court.  One-day seminar, Los Angeles County Family Court, February 2000.

 

U.C.L.A. Annual Review of Psychiatry.  Two-day seminar, update on major mental disorders.  Los Angeles, October, 2000.

 

U.C.L.A. Annual Review of Psychiatry, Los Angeles, October, 2001.

 

Managing Borderline Personality Disorder, U.C.L.A. Neuropsychiatric Institute.  Professors Michael Gitlin, Glen Gabbard, and Jan Fawcett.   January, 2002.

 

Theories and Practices of Supervision.  University of Southern California Graduate School.  Taught by Rod Goodyear, Ph.D.  March 2003

 

Introducing the MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical Scales.  Taught by Yossef Ben-Porath, Ph.D. of Kent State University.  March 2003

 

Domestic Violence.  Taught by Gayla Margolin, Ph.D., sponsored by University ofSouthern California.  February 2004.

 

Forensic Evaluation of Domestic Violence.   Taught by N. Kaser-Boyd, Ph.D., sponsored by the Society for Personality Assessment.  March 2004.

 

Assessing the Risk of Aggression and Violence.  Taught by Edwin I. Margargee, Ph.D., sponsored by the Society for Personality Assessment.  March 2004.

 

The Many Faces of Dementia:  From Prevention to Treatment.  University of Southern California.  February 2005.

 

Consulting With the Prosecution.  Taught by N. Kaser-Boyd, Ph.D., sponsored by the Society for Personality Assessment.  March 2005.

 

Multi-Method Assessment of Domestic Violence Risk.  Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment.  March 2005.

 

Little Caeser:  A Case of Sexual Compulsion.  Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment.  March 2005.

 

Psychological Ethics:   The APA Principles Are Not Invincible.  Taught by Harmell, et. al., at the annual meeting of the California State Psychological Association Meeting.  Pasadena. 

April 2005.

 

Battered Woman’s Syndrome:  30 Years After.  Symposium chaired by Lenore Walker, Ed.D., Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., August 2005.

 

The Ethics of Psychological Assessment in Clinical and Forensic Practice:  An In-Depth Examination.  Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment.  March 2006, San Diego.

 

Assessing Dangerousness:  Crucial Information for Clinical Supervisors.  Medical Psychology Staff, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. December 2006.

 

The Many Faces of Dementia:  University of Southern California.  February 2007.

 

The Evidence Base for the Rorschach Comprehensive System.  March 2007.  Society for Personality Assessment, Arlington, VA.

 

Supervision in Adult Neuropsychology, UCLA-NPI, June 2007.

 

Competency-Based Supervision, UCLA-NPI, August 2007.

 

Violence Risk Assessment:  Kids.  March 2008.  Society for Personality Assessment, New Orleans, LA.(Instructor).

 

Child Custody Evaluation, March 2008, Society for Personality Assessment, New Orleans.

 

Supervisor Update:  WAIS-IV, August 2008, UCLA-NPI

 

DSM-IV-TR, September 2008, UCLA Student Psychological Services (Instructor).

 

The Media and Psychology, March 2009, Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago (Instructor).

 

Forensic Personality Assessment, March 2009, Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago (Instructor).

 

Forensic Evaluation of Trauma, March 2009, Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago (Co-Instructor).

 

Best Practices of Clinical Supervision, August 2009, UCLA-NPI. [Carol Falender, Instructor].

 

Ethical Dilemmas and Ethical Decision Making, August 2009, UCLA-NPI[Stephen Behnke, J.D., Ph.D., Instructor]

 

Assessment of Domestic Violence in Child Custody Disputes.  Robin Deutsch, Ph.D., Instructor.  March 2010.

 

The Assessment of Trauma-Related Symptomatology.  John Briere, Ph.D., Instructor.  March 2010.

 

Using Emerging and Existing Data to Improve Rorschach Validity and Utility.  Don Viglione, Ph.D., Joni Mihura, Ph.D., and Gregory Meyer, Ph.D., Instructors.  March 2010.

 

Expert Testimony and Report-Writing.  Offered at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting.  Randy Otto, Ph.D., Instructor.  August 2010.

 

Play Therapy.  Offered at the Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting.  Sandra Russ, Ph.D., Instructor.  March 2011.

 

Relational Issues in Supervision.  Offered by the ULCA Center for Psychological Services and the California Psychological Association.  Nancy McWilliams, Ph.D., Instructor.  April 2011.

 

Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychological Trauma.  Offered by the Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago, March 14, 2012 [Instructors:  Nancy Kaser-Boyd, Ph.D. & Barton Evans, Ph.D.].

 

The Humanitarian Side of Personality Assessment:  Pro-Bono Immigration Evaluations.  Symposium offered by the Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago, March 17, 2012.

 

Whose Expert is it Anyway?  The Impact of Retention on Expert Opinions.  Symposium offered by the Society for Personality Assessment, March 17, 2012.

 

DSM-V, Basic Guidelines.  Workshop, UCLA, January 2014.

 

R-PAS Assessment in Adults and Children.  Two days of workshops, Society for Personality Assessment, Washington, D.C., March 2013.

 

Contemporary Interpersonal Assessment:  From Personality Dispositions to Personality Dynamics, Les C. Morey, Ph.D., Society for Personality Assessment, Washington, D.C., March 2014.

 

Competency Assessment and Provision of Restoration Services for Juveniles. Presented by Janet Warren, DSW, Pasadena, CA, October 2, 2014.

 

Sleep Disorders.  UCLA Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology.  December 2014.

 

Understanding DSM-V: Problems and Prospects.  UCLA, 2015.

 

Countertransference and Trauma. Society for Personality Assessment, 2015.

 

Contemporary Interpersonal Assessment. Society for Personality Assessment, 2015.

 

What theRorschach Adds to Forensic Evaluations. Society for Personality Assessment, 2015.

 

Psychological Assessment, Ethics and Expert Testimony.  The Community for Psychologists in Independent Practice. Pasadena, April 2016.

 

Forensic Psychological Assessment in Practice:  Case Studies.  Society for Personality Assessment.  March 2016.

 

Predicting and Preventing Violent Attacks. Society for Personality Assessment, March 2017.

 

Ethics in Forensic Psychology: Beyond Health Services Psychology.  Society for Personality Assessment, March 2017.

 

Case Studies in Forensic Assessment in Immigration Court.  Society for Personality Assessment, March 2017.

 

Creativity and Personality:  Psychological Evaluation of Truman Capote.  Society for Personality Assessment.  March 2017.

 

(Rev. 3/2017)