SOURCE: Global Institute of Forensic Research

Global Institute of Forensic Research

July 17, 2014 08:00 ET

Global Institute of Forensic Research Receives Continuing Education Approval by American and Canadian Psychological Associations

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Jul 17, 2014) - The Global Institute of Forensic Research (GIFR) is pleased to announce that it has been approved as a sponsoring organization of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) to offer continuing education programs for psychologists.

The APA is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States with almost 130,000 members. The CPA is the largest national association for the science, practice, and education of psychology in Canada with almost 7,000 members. GIFR maintains responsibility for all its approved programs.

"Effective and engaging training programs approved for Continuing Education Credit are the key to professional development and improving compliance with established, evidence-based best practices in mental health and criminal justice systems," said GIFR Founder and CEO, Jay P. Singh, PhD. "We are honored to be working with the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association to promote the integration of forensic research into practice to improve outcomes."

As part of its extensive offerings to mental health and criminal justice professionals, GIFR develops and markets high-quality continuing education programs led by renowned clinicians, researchers, and policymakers. GIFR offers video, audio, and publication-based programs as well as in-person workshops. GIFR also provides customized online and on-site training programs for companies, government agencies, and associations.

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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