Month: May 2011

Australian Forensic Psychology Conference

Planning to be Down Under in August? Dr. Franklin will present a keynote address, “Global containment and escape: Alternate visions for forensic psychology,” as well as a full-day training workshop, “Diagnosis in flux: Best practices in forensic deployment of the DSM-5 and ICD-11.” Noosa is a stunning coastal town on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast; register early

Psychopathy: NPR expert panel

On All Things Considered, NPR’s Alix Spiegel explores the controversial PCL-R instrument, designed to ferret out psychopaths, and its great influence over one prisoner’s parole fate. Here, a panel of experts — Karen Franklin among them — debates the test’s role in the criminal justice system. Plus, Dr. Franklin reviews Jon Ronson’s new book on