Saturday: Track 1
Recognizing Mental Disorders
In this session, participants will learn what mental illness (symptoms such as depression, dissociation, mania, panic, delusion, and psychosis) looks like when presented by their clients and witnesses and the basic principles of effective encounter management.
Traumatic Brain Injury and Intoxication
Godoy Medical Forensics is a medico-legal consulting firm that specializes in criminal law. We have assisted the prosecution and the defense on over 1000 cases and offer assistance in civil cases as well. We have experts in Strangulation, Blunt Force Trauma, Child Abuse, and Traumatic Brain Injury. While our offices are located out of Northern California, we have nurses on both sides of the country ready to testify in your case. Our doctors are specialists in Forensic Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Orthopedics, and Radiology. We are accepting new cases and work with both private attorneys and government organizations. Contact us today at Info@GodoyMedical.net
Highlights / Agenda
Primary and Secondary Injury
Sign & Symptoms
Signs & Symptoms
Second Impact Syndrome
Types of Bleeds
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
Signs & Symptoms
TBI in your case
Upon completion of this course, the attendee will:
Be familiar with Traumatic Brain Injury
Be familiar with the types of intracranial hemorrhages associated with TBI
Be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of head trauma and compare them to alcohol intoxication.
Be familiar with the different ways of classifying brain injury severity.
Mental Health for Professional Investigators
Participants in this session will learn which mental health disorders present the greatest general threat to Professional Investigators, what these look like in the work setting, PI-specific risk and protective factors, and confidential, affordable, effective pathways to help. A self-screening tool for depression and anxiety will also be provided to attendees for their own private reference.
Live Demo: Scent Dogs
Speaker will discuss the legal requirements for use of K-9 dogs and all the many uses that K-9 dogs can enhance investigations. Speaker will discuss how to hire a K-9 handler to assist another PI company in their investigations as a partnership.
Attendees will observe the Handler & Narcotics Detection K-9 and Tracking K-9 conduct a live demonstration.
Crypto Cases and You
The blockchain is the new highway. If you spend any time watching the news or surfing the Web these days, you will see something about cryptocurrency, the metaverse, or the blockchain. Every industry in the world has adapted some sort of crypto element into their plan. Since the birth of Bitcoin, and marketplaces like Silk Road, industry has been disrupted by crypto. It isn't going anywhere and we all need to get to know our way around the environment. In this talk, Rob Holmes will take you down the path and get you from beginner to expert at a pace you can deal with.