In 2019, the Nevada legislature made major changes to the criminal law statutes which included the requirement that “each judge of the court receives training concerning ... [defendants’] behavioral health needs and intellectual or developmental disabilities.” (NRS 176.135(5))
Join Forensic Psychiatrist Melissa Piasecki to learn about the mental and developmental disabilities that are often the genesis of the criminal behavior we see in the defendants before us.
Faculty: Melissa Piasecki, M.D., Executive Associate Dean and Professor of Psychiatry, University of Nevada Reno, School of Medicine
Who Should Attend: This course is designed for all Nevada judges; however, court personnel are also invited to attend.Continuing Education Credit: 1.0 SAMH CLE/CJE
Judges: go here
Court Staff: go here