Mental Health

November 5-7, 2018

November 5-7, 2018
Myrtle Beach, SC
Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort

This course will assist the prosecution team in understanding the mental health challenges faced while preparing for and proceeding through trial.  Topics will include cognitive or developmental challenges in witnesses, mental health defenses from neurological disorders to determining malingering, the constantly developing issue of the ‘juvenile brain,’ and enhancing your team’s approach to help witnesses suffering from PTSD.

Course Information

CLE: Anticipated CLE credits will be 15 hours including 1 hour of ethics. NDAA will apply for CLE credit in South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and Ohio.  All other states will require the attorney to self-submit using their uniform certificate provided at the conclusion of the course. Questions regarding CLE can be directed to Course Director Kristina Browning at

Eligibility: Open to all supervisory staff in prosecutors and government attorneys’ offices, i.e. lawyers in local, state, federal, tribal and military prosecutors’ offices, administrative professionals, paralegals who work in prosecutors’ offices and investigators who are employed by a prosecutor’s office.

Tentative Course Schedule:
On Site Registration:  8:30am Monday, November 5, 2018
Orientation: 9:00am Monday, November 5, 2018
Conclusion: 1:00pm Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Course Tuition includes admission and course materials.
Note early bird specials in white box.

Member Cost through August 1, 2018


Non-Member Cost through August 1, 2018 $715.00
Member Cost after August 1, 2018 $615.00
Non-Member Cost after August 1, 2018 $765.00

NDAA adheres to a policy of non-discrimination in admissions and administration.

Special Discounts:

  • The first attendee from an office pays full tuition; each additional attendee from the same office will receive a $50 discount when registered at the same time.
  •  Multidisciplinary teams of three or more disciplines will receive a $50 discount on all registrations. Please email Course Director Kristina Browning at with your team members’ contact information in order to receive the discount.
  • All active military members will receive a 10% discount on the course registration. Military members are not eligible for the $50 team discount.

Registration fees are non-refundable. However, if you need to cancel your registration, the fees paid may be credited toward any other NDAA training within twelve months from the date of the original cancellation.

Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort
1000 Beach Club Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Phone: (801) 531-7500
Hotel Web site

Set on the Grand Strand at the north end of Myrtle Beach, Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort is moments from unique shops, delicious dining, and exciting entertainment offered by Broadway at the Beach. Catch a show at the Myrtle Beach House of Blues or Alabama Theatre, or shop at the Tanger Outlet Mall.

Hotel Rates
$93.00 or Prevailing Per Diem — Single Rate plus tax
The daily resort fees are waived for our group but the following services still apply:

  • Basic guestroom internet
  • Self-parking
  • Shuttle service throughout the resort and up to a 2 mile radius outside the resort
  • 1 hour of tennis court time per day
  • Splash Water Park
  • Sport and Health Club access

Rooms will be guaranteed by the guests’ major credit card for first night’s deposit.
The deposit becomes non-refundable or the credit card will be charged if the guest does not arrive or cancels after 6pm local time the day of arrival.

The hotel group rate has been extended to October 25!

Myrtle Beach International Airport (14 miles/about 26 minutes away)
UberX fares are estimated at $32.00 (one-way)
Taxi fares are estimated at $38.00 (one-way)

There’s a lot to see and do in and around Myrtle Beach.  Check out the official tourism website for some ideas.

Further questions about the course? Contact course director Kristina Browning:

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Arlington, VA 22202

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