Examples of Training Opportunities Offered by WRNMMC Post-Doctoral Forensic Psychology Fellowship Program:

WRNMMC is a vibrant institution where opportunities for training in Forensic Psychology are numerous. The medical center has a diverse patient population, a large number of accredited training programs, and an environment that promotes scientific inquiry. In addition, the Bethesda location also provides many advantages for offsite Rotations and training opportunities.

  • Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, Jessup, Maryland
  • The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Investigative and Operations Support Section (lOSS), Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG), Quantico, VA
  • Psychological Service of the National Security Agency (NSA), Ft. Meade, MD
  • Paid attendance at a conference sponsored by the American Academy of Forensic Psychology
  • Attendance at a 3-4 weeklong course specializing in military criminal law at the Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, Charlottesville, VA
  • Forensic referrals are accepted from throughout the world
  • RCM 706 Sanity Board Evaluations (Competency to Stand Trial & Criminal Responsibility)
  • Forensic risk assessment: including violence risk assessment, assessment of domestic violence risk, assessment of sexual violence risk, assessment of child pornography offenders, development of risk management plans and assessment of potential for rehabilitation
  • Assessment of competency to stand trial and criminal responsibility at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center
  • Assessment of violence risk assessment of insanity acquittees and civil commitment evaluations at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center
  • Forensic assessment of memory impairment and memory distortions, including analysis of the impact of alcohol on memory and source monitoring error
  • Forensic assessment of forensic issues related to false confessions
  • Forensic assessment of PTSD
  • Psychological autopsy (equivocal death analysis)
  • Indirect threat assessments
  • Personnel selection for high-risk positions
  • Command directed evaluations
  • Evaluations for competency to participate in a Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), including fiduciary competency
  • Expert testimony

Forensic Psychology


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Additional Information

Referrals are accepted from JAG officers and civilian attorneys involved in courts martial for Service Members in any branch of the Armed Services.
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