The Art of Detecting and Documenting Feigned Mental Illness 

**Previously recorded during the 2020 Virtual National Conference on Correctional Health Care

Presented by: Allison Genberg LCSW CCHP and Joel Federbush MD

Correctional setting pose many unique challenges. Behavioral health clients have multiple reasons to feign mental health symptoms in correctional settings, which create the need for clinicians to complete a strong objective vs. subjective assessment and document their findings in a clear and thorough fashion. This presentation will engage learners in a fun and didactic session where the research on lying and the ability to determine its presence will be reviewed.

Educational Objectives

• Review research on lying and feigned mental illness 

• Differentiate between feigned and actual symptoms of mental illness

• Integrate learned assessment skills into the documentation of these assessments

Webinar Fee:

$75, includes access to the powerpoint presentation, the webinar recording and CE credit – 1.5 hours for ACCME, ADA, ANCC, APA, CCHP and NASW. If you would like a copy of the presentation slides and info on how to claim CE credit, please send an email to

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When and Where
  • 12/4/2020 8:00 AM CST
  • 12/31/2023 11:59 PM CST
  • Webinar
  • Chicago
  • IL