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Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area Event Offers Insight into Forensic and Criminal Justice Professions

Alameda, Ca., January 24 – Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area’s College of Psychology and Behavioral Health is pleased to present “Risk and Risk Management: Forensic and Criminal Justice Professions,” a panel discussion designed for professionals in the forensic psychology and criminal justice professions. This event is offered at no charge.

Being held on Saturday, February 5, 2011, from 9 am – 1 pm at the University’s Alameda campus, the event will feature networking, complimentary lunch and panel discussions designed to provide resources, strategies and coping skills for law enforcement and corrections professionals to assist in dealing with day-to-day job duties, clients and long-term stress. Specific information will be provided on family and career stress, trauma for first responders, dealing with victims and post-career stress.

Presenters for the event include:

  • Lesleigh Franklin, PhD, Assistant Professor, Forensic and Counseling Psychology Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area
  • R. Dempsey, Psy.D, Clinical Psychologist, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, San Quentin and Professor, Alliant University, California School of Forensic Studies
  • Jim Cawood, MA, President, Factor One, Inc., San Leandro
  • William Pickens, EdD, Special Investigator, FBI BICS Unit

Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area is located at 1005 Atlantic Avenue in Alameda. To register or for more information, go to and type “Argosy” into the search field.

About Argosy University
Argosy University (, with 19 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success. Argosy University has five colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences and Undergraduate Studies. With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education. The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice. Degree level and programs offered vary by location.  Argosy University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1413;