Examining Online Behaviors in Forensic Evaluation and General Mental Health Practice, with Sara Boyd

September 18 2014, one-day program

This program, with Sara Boyd PhD, developed clinicians’ skills for interviewing children, adolescents, and adults about their online activities, with emphasis on risky behaviors most relevant to forensic referral questions. Topics covered  included types of websites to query, how to ask effectively about online behavior, and how to gather relevant information about unfamiliar sites.  Guest  legal faculty also discussed criminal charges, penalties, supervision requirements and restrictions that may be imposed on offenders under Virginia law.