Thursday, 07 September, 2017
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience will hold its Grand Rounds from 8 to 9 a.m., Sept. 7, in the C. Allen Wall Auditorium, Room 112, Health Sciences Education Union.
Charles Scott, M.D., will present “Juvenile Psychopaths: Can Bad Boys Become Good Men?” Scott is chief of the Division of Psychiatry and the Law, director of the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship program and professor of clinical psychiatry at the University of California’s Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. He is board certified in forensic psychiatry, has held leadership posts for national associations as well as consulting with NASA, the National Football League and for the criminal justice system. Scott’s research interests include the relationship of substance use to aggression among criminal defendants and on the quality of forensic evaluations of criminal responsibility. He lectures nationally on the topics of malingering, violence risk assessment, juvenile violence, substance use and violence, the assessment of sex offenders, correctional psychiatry, DSM-5 and the law, and malpractice issues in mental health.