SOURCE: Global Institute of Forensic Research

Global Institute of Forensic Research

August 05, 2014 08:00 ET

Global Institute of Forensic Research Contracts With the California Department of State Hospitals to Provide Executive Bulletin Service to Staff Members

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Aug 5, 2014) - The Global Institute of Forensic Research (GIFR) has signed a contract with the California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) to provide DSH's 11,000+ staff members with access to GIFR's Executive Bulletin service. DSH manages California's hospital system, which currently provides mental health services to over 6,000 patients. Working in partnership with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, DSH strives to provide effective treatment in a safe environment and in a fiscally-responsible manner.

"It is a pleasure to be working with the California Department of State Hospitals and assisting its staff in ensuring the highest levels of risk assessment knowledge and practice through the Global Institute of Forensic Research's Executive Bulletin service," said GIFR Founder and CEO, Dr. Jay P. Singh.

The Global Institute of Forensic Research's Executive Bulletin is a monthly, subscription-based service designed for mental health and criminal justice professionals who wish to stay up-to-date on groundbreaking research on adult and juvenile violence, sex offender, and general recidivism risk assessment. Subscribers receive monthly access to one-page summaries of all risk assessment-related articles published in over 80 leading scientific journals as well as exclusive interviews with industry experts and training workshops eligible for Continuing Education Credit through both the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association.

About The Global Institute of Forensic Research
The Global Institute of Forensic Research (GIFR) is a US-headquartered corporation specializing in the development of cutting-edge risk assessment software, Web-based training programs, and executive research bulletins for mental health and criminal justice professionals working in both general and forensic settings. Through its products and services, GIFR improves compliance with professional guidelines and produces better outcomes by promoting rapid integration of peer-reviewed research into evidence-based practice. For more information, visit www.gifrinc.com.

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