Updates from the Designated Forensic Professional Training and Certification Committee (DFP Committee) are administered and chaired by the University of Massachusetts Medical School's Law and Psychiatry Program on behalf of the Forensic Division of Department of Mental Health (DMH).
The Committee members for the academic year September, 2012 to August, 2013 are:
- Ira Packer, Ph.D. , ABPP (Forensic) - Chair
- Prudence Baxter, M.D.
- Andrew Bourke, Ph.D.
- Jamie Krauss, Ph.D.
- Naomi Leavitt, Ph.D.
- Denise Mumley, Ph.D.
DFP Committee Procedural Issues
DFP Practice Issues
Recommendations for treatment in jail of 15(b) defendants being discharged after the evaluation period (or after restoration in competency)
Care and Treatment recommendations for patients found Incompetent to Stand Trial
Guidelines when defendants version cannot be obtained in a CR evaluation
Ultimate Issue Opinions