Table 3

Stage 3: Identification and Realization

Experience of TraineesLearning Objectives
• Increased understanding of the complexity of forensic work, 
 leads to some self-doubt• To exhibit more rigorous thinking and management of forensic matters, 
 including ethical considerations
• Recognition of ethics-related nuances of forensic work• To display independence in conducting evaluations, teaching, 
 and research development
• Realization that learning is a lifelong process
• Incorporation of self-image as a forensic psychiatrist and 
 selective modeling of various role models• To demonstrate an understanding of the importance of 
 ongoing collegial relationships
• Career direction takes hold