At AIAFS, we understand that it’s crucial for professionals in the Forensic Mental Health fields to stay up to date with accurate and relevant research. Below are multiple resources and articles to help you do just that.

Forensic Scholars Today (FST) is the official quarterly newsletter publication of the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies (AIAFS) in partnership with Concordia University, St. Paul. The goal of FST is to provide our readership with high-quality, practitioner- and professional-based publications on an array of forensic mental health-related topics. The peer reviewed, scholarly articles published by FST are online, 100% free and accessible by the public.
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Below you will find links to individual articles that can be downloaded as Adobe PDF files.

Simply click on the logo in front of each article to view and/or download each file.

Download Psychology of Albert Fish 

Download Confabulation: Connections between Brain Damage, Memory, and Testimony 

Download Sexual Offender Risk Assessment: Key Lessons on the State-of-the-Art 

Download Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving: An Advanced Understanding 

Download Criminal Justice Professionalism in the 21st Century: Does Education Matter?

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Become a member of AIAFS for access to more articles through the quarterly membership publication Forensic Mental Health Insider.

Coming Soon: The second membership publication of AIAFS, the Forensic Mental Health Practitioner! The Forensic Mental Health Practitioner is a multidisciplinary publication that publishes scholarly articles relevant to professionals working in a diverse array of criminal justice, forensic mental health, and human service settings.