Education & Training --
*/** -- */** ******** Psychology postdoctoral training (part-time). FSU, Tallahassee, Florida. Clinical core coursework with supervision and testing with children and adults. Therapy and testing supervision, second year.
7/78 -- 9/82 supervision (clinical & forensic) by licensed clinical psychologist (with three decades of forensic experience). Florida State Hospital, Forensic Service
8/76 -- 8/77 Postdoctoral Training (full time). University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Behavioral treatment and assessment services to urban, mainly low income families (clinical-and home-based). Families referred with problem children by the juvenile court, state social service agency, and private organizations.
8/72 -- 8/76 Ph.D., U of Tennessee, Knoxville.
9/70 -- 8/71 M.A. Hollins College, Roanoke, Virginia
9/66 -- 8/70 BA with University Honors, U of Toledo. Major: Philosophy-Psychology
Professional Experience --
6/86 -- present Private Forensic practice. Full-time.
95% of workload was/is murder cases, pretrial & post conviction.
Brain injury frequently assessed (esp thorough history)
Collaborative info from lay witnesses.
Over 4500 evaluations for the courts.
Much work in forensic hospital & jail settings on malingering.
Joint efforts with other specialists.
Trial & Hearing work.
7/78 -- 8/85 Unit Director (7/78 -- 5/81), & Clinical Psychologist (5/81 -- 8/85) -- Forensic Service, Florida State Hospital, Chattahoochee.
70% clinician while Unit Director.
Character disorders, psychotics, developmentally disabled, & OBS, most with substance abuse problems.
Group and individual therapy.
Court-ordered evaluations (& treatment) of NGI, incompetent for trial or sentencing, Mentally Disordered Sex Offenders, & civil commitment transfers from corrections.
Individual & Ward crisis intervention.
Supervised professional staff and pre--and postdoctoral psychology trainees.
Malingering evaluation strategy development.
Recruited 22 clinical psychologists for Forensic Service.
Administratively, supervised 8 professional staff, & 63 administrative, clerical, and ward staff.
8/81 -- 5/86 Part-time private forensic practice. (Same as above.)[Mostly major crimes.]
8/85 -- 5/86 "Medical Consultant" for Office of Disability Determinations (Social Security Disability), Tallahassee.
Adjudicated "mental" claims.
Policy & procedure development and implementation.
(Left for full-time private practice.)
1/79 -- 8/89 Adjunct teaching faculty. FSU, Tallahassee.
9/77 -- 6/78 Coordinator, Patient Legal Services, Florida State Hospital, Chattahoochee. NIMH-HIP project.
Supervised 2 staff attorneys.
Wrote 2 annual, grant renewal applications.
1/77 -- 8/77 Consultant, Morgan-Scott Project, Deer Lodge, TN. Treatment services to low-income families in rural, Mountain county near Knoxville.
9/76 -- 8/77 Full-Time Postdoctoral Trainee. U of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Supervised graduate student clinicians, undergraduate workers.
Reported research (written & oral)
Liaison services with referral agencies.
Title XX grant renewal writing.
9/72 -- 8/76 Graduate Student. U of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Behavioral treatment to families
Behavioral treatment & assessment in home, clinic, school, and hospital settings to middle-and low-income clients.
9/72 -- 6/73 Teaching assistant. U of Tennessee, Knoxville.
11/71 -- 8/72 Evaluation Technician. Research Service, VA Hospital, Salem, VA. Program evaluation data collection on 2, interhospital projects.
1969 -- 1970 Undergraduate Research Assistant. U of Toledo.
[Publications & Presentations on request.]