Expertise DescriptionI have more than 15 years experience in the field of Child Psychology. My expertise includes child protection and delinquency matters, child / adolescent psychology, complex trauma, adult psychology, and adult criminality. My other experience involves psychopathology; the juvenile justice system; death penalty evaluations; fitness, Miranda, and sentencing evaluations; termination of parental rights evaluations; trauma-based treatment; trauma and psychosocial assessment; child custody; child maltreatment evaluations; parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT); group and individual treatment; abuse; and traumatized female delinquents. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes the assessment of parents, adolescents, and children involved in juvenile and family court proceedings.
My consulting services include: forensic evaluations related to child protection and juvenile justice matters; conduct of research on the efficacy of trauma based treatment for female delinquents; conduct of forensic child maltreatment evaluations for various county courts; forensic training to outside agencies about California as it related to child protection matters and psychopathology; report writing, assessment, and development of treatment plans, routine mental health evaluations; graduate-level forensic psychology course instruction.
|Bachelor of Arts||Psychology|
|Doctorate||Psychology||California School of Professional Psychology|
|Illinois and California Licensed|
Awards & Affiliation
American Psychological Association (APA)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases