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Forensic Assessment of Criminal Competence: Neuropsychological Implications

  • July 11, 2024
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Online Webinar via Zoom


  • This registration is strictly open to board Members only

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Forensic Assessment of Criminal Competence: Neuropsychological Implications

with Christine M. Naber, PhD

Date: Thursday, July 11th

Time: 6-7:30 pm PT

Live Webinar via Zoom

Dr. Christine Naber holds a Master’s and Ph.D. in Clinical and Community Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. She completed her internship at the Southwest Consortium in Albuquerque, New Mexico (Albuquerque Veteran's Administration, University of New Mexico, Indian Health Services, and Charter Heights Hospital) with a focus on neuropsychology and cross- cultural psychology. She also obtained post-doctoral training in neuropsychology and rehabilitation at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO and Northcoast Health Care Centers in Santa Rosa, CA.

In addition to her private practice, Dr. Naber works as a Neuropsychologist and Training Director in the Department of Neurology at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Rosa. Her private practice specializes in adult and geriatric neuropsychology, as well as criminal and civil forensic neuropsychological evaluations. She has worked as a plaintiff and/or defense expert in Sonoma, Lake, Napa, Amador, San Francisco, and Marin County courts, as well as a court appointed expert in multiple criminal cases in the County of Sonoma. 

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

1. Describe the standards on which criminal competence is determined

2. Discuss the limitations of mental status examinations, particularly in certain populations

3. Discuss standards of certainty and how to incorporate standards into expert decision making

4. Demonstrate the utility of neuropsychological testing data in competence determinations

Email events@ncnf.org with any questions.

APA CEs: 1.5

Webinar will be live-interactive and meets criteria for live CE hours

NCNF is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NCNF maintains responsibility for this program.  

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