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.
To access these articles, click here or visit: http://online.csp.edu/forensic-scholars-today
Below you will find links to individual articles that can be downloaded as Adobe PDF files.
Simply click on the article to view and/or download each file.
- Psychology of Albert Fish
- Confabulation: Connections between Brain Damage, Memory, and Testimony
- Sexual Offender Risk Assessment: Key Lessons on the State-of-the-Art
- Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving: An Advanced Understanding
- Criminal Justice Professionalism in the 21st Century: Does Education Matter?
Become a member of AIAFS' Forensic Scholars Membership Program for access to more articles through three membership publications.
The Forensic Mental Health Insider includes articles on forensic mental health topics, as well as at least one article with AIAFS' Forensic Mental Health Columnists. Every article is written with the intention of providing informative, clear-cut, and useful information for professionals and students interested in learning more about topics related to the field of forensic mental health. The Forensic Mental Health Insider is published quarterly with release dates in January (Winter), April (Spring), July (Summer), and October (Fall), beginning in 2020.
The 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. Common topics include the assessment, treatment, and case management of criminal justice-involved populations. All articles are extensively referenced, consistent with the formatting guidelines of The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition (2020), and thoroughly screened and reviewed by the publication's board to ensure high quality. The Forensic Mental Health Practitioner is released in January (Winter) and July (Summer) of each year, beginning in 2020.
FASD Today is a multidisciplinary publication that releases articles on a rolling basis and is dedicated exclusively to the topic of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The intended audience for this publication is professionals working in human service, medical, psychiatric, social work, legal, and criminal justice settings. Topics frequently addressed include the etiology, assessment, treatment, and case management of clients with FASD. Articles can take the form of essays, literature reviews, and original research. Submissions are extensively referenced and consistent with the formatting guidelines of The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition (2020). Published on a rolling basis, FASD Today is an official publication of the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies (AIAFS).