Describe different types of confabulation (i.e., spontaneous versus provoked) and distinguish these constructs from other important topics (e.g., suggestibility, delusions, and malingering) that can impact the validity of information acquired from suspects, witnesses, and defendants
Analyze risk factors and warning signs for confabulation in criminal justice and forensic settings
Describe how to minimize the likelihood of confabulation during legal processes
Describe the latest empirical findings and discuss directions for future research on confabulation
Jerrod Brown, PhD, is the Treatment Director for Pathways Counseling Center, Inc., the lead developer of an online Master of Arts degree in Human Services with an emphasis in Forensic Behavioral Health from Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota, the founder and CEO of the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies (AIAFS), and the Editor-in-Chief of Forensic Scholars Today (FST) and the Journal of Special Populations (JSP).
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