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Dr. J. Davis Martin, Ph.D.

P.O. Box 70245

(334) 220-6242 Cell

Montgomery, AL 36107

(334) 395-6481 Fax

Email: drjdm@vanguardconsulting.net

Website: www.vanguardconsulting.net


 Postdoctoral Coursework. Mississippi State University.

 Ph.D. Educational Psychology. Double Minor: Counselor Education; Statistics & Research. Mississippi State University.

 M.Ed. Educational Psychology. Minor: Counselor Education. Mississippi State University.

 Graduate Work in Psychology. Troy State University.

 Graduate Work in Psychology. University of West Florida.

 B.A. Psychology. Saint Leo University. Honors: Summa Cum Laude.

Skill Summary: Has 25 years experience as a business process reengineer in the private and public sector. Identifies best practices, change management and business management techniques, organizational development, activity and data modeling or information system development methods and practices. Has 26 years experience in providing group facilitation, interviewing, training, and additional forms of knowledge transfer in the formal classroom, workshops, and seminars. Has 22 years experience in conducting forensic evaluations, assessments, and individual and child and family therapy.

Additional Credentials

Board Certified Forensic Psychological Evaluator.
Board Certified Forensic Counselor.
Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress.
Board Certified in Professional Counseling.

Fellow, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.

 Fellow, American Board of Forensic Counselors.

 Fellow, American Psychotherapy Association.

Diplomate, National Board of Forensic Evaluators.
 Clinically Certified Forensic Counselor, Division of Psychology with specialties in  Forensic Assessment and Evaluation, and Child Custody Evaluation.
Certified Sentence Mitigation Specialist.
 Licensed Professional Counselor, NJ. #37PC00226300


 President/CEO, Vanguard Consulting, LLC, Montgomery, AL. 1998-Present. Responsible for the daily operation of a forensic counseling, educational, statistical, and computer consulting firm. The company also engages in contractual arrangements with businesses to investigate, recommend, develop, and implement best practice, and consult on COA and CARF accreditation processes. Also responsible for marketing, negotiating, and fulfilling contracts. Conduct competency evaluations and other forensic mental health assessments as contracted. Conduct individual, child, custody, and family assessments and referrals. Provide services as related to child advocacy within the family court system to include assessment, depositions, mediation, and testimony as needed. Provide forensic examinations and expert witness testimony within the criminal court system. Provide facilitator services in civil matters.

Founder/President, Kidz, Inc., Montgomery, AL. 2004-present. Oversee a nonprofit foundation developed to meet the needs (on a grassroots level) of Alabama's foster children.

 Adjunct Faculty, Troy State University at Montgomery, Montgomery, AL. 2002-2003; 1990-1995. Teach undergraduate and graduate psychology, counseling, research, and statistic courses.

 Freelance Editor, Psychological Assessment Resources (PAR), Inc., Lutz, FL. 1995-Present. Evaluate and edit psychological test manuals and materials, including software administrations of tests. Edit journal articles for quarterly publications, Assessment and Journal of Counseling Assessment. Redesigned/edited the Winter, 2000 catalog.

 Author, Exam Master, Middletown, DE. 1997-Present. Develop and submit multimedia instructional material for a medical licensing preparation publication. Topic areas within the medical field include statistics, psychiatry, psychology, psychopharmacology, anatomy, mental disorders, assessment, and ethics.

 Private Consultant. 1986-Present. Apply process improvement and reengineering methodologies and principles to conduct process modernization projects in the private sector. Responsible for process reengineering across all phases of the business, including accreditation process. Identify best practices, change and business management techniques, organizational development, and activity and data modeling or information system development methods and practices. Provide group facilitation, interviewing, training, and methodology development and evaluation. Responsible for effective transitioning of existing team projects and the facilitation of project teams in the accomplishment of project activities and objectives.

 Executive Director of Al-Hajj, Inc., Montgomery, AL. 2000-2002. Responsible for the daily operations of a child placing and adoption agency including management of employees, consultants, and volunteers throughout the southeast. Managed general funds budget, grant seeking, grant proposal writing and submission, grant project management and management of corresponding budgets. Developed and conducted all fundraising and manage corresponding allocation of funds. Responsible for Marketing and Public Relations management and development of all marketing and public relations material. Additional duties included development of a wide range of training curriculums for social services workers within the state of Alabama; resident Welfare-to-Work trainer and program development. Consulted with Seraaj Family Homes, Inc. as a staff psychologist, particularly with psychological assessments, medication monitoring, forensic evaluations concerning children in care, family evaluations, emergency evaluations/admissions, and served as Director of Clinical Training.

 Clinical Director of Seraaj Family Homes, Inc., Montgomery, AL. 1999-2001. Responsible for supervising the foster parents and the support/case workers and for developing, preparing, and conducting training. Also, provided therapy for therapeutic foster children. Worked with foster parents and schools as an advocate to insure the child’s psychological, educational, and emotional needs were being met. Worked closely with staff psychiatrist to insure the child received the proper medication; worked with the child and parent to insure compliance of medication orders. As a staff psychologist, involved in family court cases that required assessment of children and parents and providing testimony in court. Other duties commensurate with being Clinical Director. Continue to conduct and prepare psychological evaluations. Continue to be responsible for emergency evaluations and admissions as needed.

 Senior Training Specialist, Anteon, Montgomery, AL. 1996-1997. Training Specialist for the TC-AIMS II project to automate unit move and transportation functions at military installations worldwide. Responsible for developing and revising training courses and preparing training documentation. Trained personnel by conducting formal classroom courses, workshops, and seminars. Developed Computer Based Training and video and multimedia presentations to support customer training needs. Additional duties included developing test plans and test descriptions and testing computer software modules to ensure they met specifications.

 Adjunct Faculty, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS. 1994-1995. Responsible for teaching undergraduate/graduate courses in counseling, psychology, research, and statistics. Developed and evaluated all student materials for formal classroom, college credit courses. Taught statistics and the SPSS package in the computer lab to undergraduate and graduate students. Additionally, created video-counseling interviews for student feedback. Provided group facilitation and training to graduate students.

 Visiting Counselor, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS. 1994-1995. Duties included individual, family, and group therapy, and crisis intervention for students; conducting proactive developmental workshops on campus; and assisting in the supervision of Master's level therapists. Also, conducted media interviews and commercials and was a guest speaker on Eating Disorders and Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse around the southeast. Consulted with area hospitals regarding emergency admissions. Consulted with area family courts regarding child and spouse abuse cases as needed.

 Guest Lecturer. Coastal Training Institute, Montgomery, AL. 1993. Taught interviewing skills using video and resume’ skills in a formal classroom course. Taught use of WordPerfect in a computer lab.

 Owner, Editor, Writer, Old South Publications, Inc., Alabama. 1992-1994. Owned and operated a small publication business highlighting the South’s rich history. The monthly publications included publishing 5 papers highlighting 5 major cities in the southeast with worldwide distribution. Managed 4 satellite offices, sales staff, and day-to-day operations. Demonstrated the ability to communicate orally and in writing.

 Owner, B & R ID Services, Inc., Alabama. 1991-1994. Operated a child safety ID program for public/private schools and daycares in central Alabama. Developed and presented an interactive child safety awareness program in daycares. Also, was active in child safety awareness issues.

 Director of Development at Newman University, Wichita, KS. 1989-1990. Responsible for college public relations, fund-raising campaigns, and faculty/administration relations. Developed and implemented a successful $1 million fund-raising campaign and qualified for a matching grant.

 Director of the Counseling Center, Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola, FL. 1985-1988. Responsible for academic and individual counseling of students. Additionally, developed, implemented, and conducted career and general life-oriented continuing education credit and non-credit workshops and seminar curricula, to include all public relation responsibilities, for college students and community organizations.

 Systems Analyst, Mississippi State University, MS. 1983-1985. Developed an accounting package for 11 divisions. Beta tested NBI hardware. Co-authored a copyrighted translation program that transported data for a PC to a dedicated word processor for input and return to PC for calculations and reports. Acted as facilitator between staff and management in implementing the new program. Provided training in the new system.

 Adjunct Lecturer, William Carey College, Columbus, MS. 1984. Developed all student materials for formal classroom, college credit courses.

 Counselor (summers only), Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS. 1983-1985. Counselor for Summer Scholars Camps. Developed, implemented, and conducted career exploration programs for participants. Program is in place today. Also, worked with participants in the computer camp as a tutor.


Expert-Eating Disorders (Print Media Campaign Series-MS, GA, SC)
Expert-Eating Disorders (PSA Television Campaign Series-MS)
Expert-Child Sexual Abuse Investigations (AL, FL, MS)
Expert Witness-Forensic Psychologist (LA State Court)
Expert-Appointed-Competency Evaluations
Expert-Appointed-Child Custody Evaluations
Expert-Appointed-Divorce Mediation
Expert-Appointed-Family Mediation
Expert-Appointed-Sentence Mitigation
Expert-Evaluations Accepted-Child Custody
Expert-Neuropsychological Evaluations-Accepted (AL court, AL Bar Association)
Expert-Post-Traumatic Stress (MS, AL)
Expert-Appointed-Facilitator of a Trust Agreement (LA, AL, FL)
Consult/Expert-Appellate Cases
Consult-Crime Scenes (AL, GA)

Editor-Professional Books/Software

 A Comparative Study of Modular and Semester Schedules (Julia Haney, EdD)
 A Study of the Opinions of Traditional and Non-Traditional Students of Navarro College Toward the College Environment (Harold Nolte, EdD)
 Business Management Techniques in a University Setting
 Children's Color Trails Test (CCTT) Manual (Antolin M. Llorente, PhD, Jane Williams, PhD, Paul Satz, PhD, and Louis D'Elia, PhD)
 Neuropsychological Assessment (Muriel Lezak, PhD)
 Developmental Scoring System for the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure (DSS-ROCF) Manual (Jane Holmes Bernstein, PhD, and Deborah Waber, PhD)
Educational Opportunities Interpretative Manual
Educational Opportunities Interpretative Software
 Effects of a Positive Thinking Approach to Stress Management on the Production of Original Verbal Images (Lamon Small, PhD)
 Effects of Habitual Mode of Thinking and Stress on Production of Creative Processes (Ali Parzivand, PhD)
 Effects of the Time Press, Music Type, and Presentation Order of Music on Original Verbal Images (Chungsook Bae, PhD)
 Inventory of Altered Self Capacities (IASC) Manual (John Briere, PhD)
 Kaufman WISC-III Integrated Interpretive System Version 1 (K-WIIS; Alan Kaufman, PhD, Nadeen Kaufman, EdD, Edward Dougherty, PhD, and Karen Tuttle)
 Multidimensional Anxiety Questionnaire (MAQ) Manual (William Reynolds, PhD)
 National Trends in Risk-Taking Behavior for Adolescents and Young Adults (Patricia Woolington)
 Occupational Stress Inventory-Revised (Samuel H. Osipow, PhD)
 Preparation for the Medical Licensing Exam-Field of Psychiatry
 Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.'s 2000 Sales Catalog
 Rorschach Trainer (Mark R. McMinn, PhD, and John D. Scanish, PsyD)
 Ruff-Light Trail Learning Test (RULIT; Ronald M. Ruff, PhD, and C. Christopher Allen, PhD)
 Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status (TICS) Manual (Jason Brandt, PhD, and Marshal F. Folstein, MD)
 The Consumer-Oriented Neuropsychological Report (Edited by Carmen G. Armengol, PhD, ABPP, Edith Kaplan, PhD, ABPP, and Elisabeth J. Moes, PhD, ABPP)

Teaching-College Level Courses

Abnormal Psychology
 Basic Statistics
 Career Counseling
 Developmental Psychology
 Educational Psychology
 Group Techniques and Procedures
 Introduction to College
 Introduction to Psychology
Learning Systems and Theories
 Research and Methodology
 Resume' Building and Interviewing
 Test and Measurements
 Theories of Counseling
Theories of Personality
 Theories of Psychology


Guest Speaker-2002 Alabama Social Worker's Conference
Guest Speaker-2001 National Social Work Month Conference
Guest Speaker-2002 National Social Work Month Conference
 Adolescent Development-D.A.R.E. Program, MS
Adolescent Behavior Management
 All About Adoption
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Symptoms and Treatments
 Behavior Management for Troubled Children
Child Abuse Prevention: Useful Strategies in Helping a Friend
Child Abuse: Recognizing Symptoms, Reporting, and Treatment
 Coping With Challenging Behaviors in Children and Teens
 Deescalating a Crisis Situation
 Eating Disorders: How to Recognize Symptoms
 Effective School Interventions
How to Get There From Here: Achieving Your Life's Goals
Individual Service Plans (ISPs): Your Responsibility
Individual Educational Planning (IEP): Understanding/Participating
Loss and Separation:  Issues and Treatments
 Maintaining Family Harmony
 Overcoming Test Anxiety
 Psychotropic Medications: Helping Your Therapeutic Child
 Seeking COA Accreditation
 Study Skills at Any Age
Surviving an Eating Disorder
 Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse
 The Magic of Math
 Treatment of Trauma in Children
Unconditional Care
Understanding Child Custody Issues
Understanding Child Sexual Abuse: It's Aftermath
 Using Clinical Skills to Engage Foster Parents
 Working With Difficult Teens


American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress member.
American College of Forensic Examiners member.
American Counseling Association member.

 American Psychological Association member–Counseling Psychology Division.

American Psychotherapy Association member.
National Association of Forensic Counselors member.
National Board of Forensic Evaluators member.
 Child Advocacy Award. 2002.
Editor's Choice Award. 2004. International Library of Poetry.
 Guest lecturer on topics of sexual abuse, eating disorders, adolescence and childhood, drug prevention, and others. 1980-present.

 Biltmore Who’s Who Among Executives and Professional Women. Honors Edition. 2007-2008.

Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women in Counseling and Development. Honors Edition. 2006-2007.
Global Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals. 2007-2008.
Kingsbury International Who's Who Registry in conjunction with the International Executive Club. 1999-Present.
 Lexington Who’s Who among American Business owners. 2001-present.
Madison Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals. 2006-2007.
Madison Who's Who. Honors Edition. 2006-2007.
 National Register's Who's Who in Executives and Professionals. 2002-present.

 Nominated for Area Working Woman of the Year Award. 1992.

 Outstanding Community Member Award. Pensacola, FL. 1988.

 Outstanding Young American Award. 1985.

Premiere Who's Who. 2006-2007.
Prestige Who's Who Empowering Executives and Professionals. 2006-2008.
 Statistician, Consultant, Editor for research projects to include masters and doctoral level theses. 1983-present.
 Who's Who in American Business. 1992-1997.
Who's Who of American Women-2004. Marquis.
Woman of the Year-2004. American Biographical Institute.

 Workshop presentations for Mississippi State University Continuing Education. 1983-1984. Developed, implemented, and conducted computer workshops for university and public educators.

 Practicum/Counselor for Mississippi State University Summer Scholars Camps. 1983-1985. Developed, implemented, and conducted career exploration programs for camp participants. These programs are still in place.

 As a graduate student, invited to speak at Faculty Convocation, Mississippi State University. Fall, 1983. Topic: "The Use of Computers in the Field of Neuropsychology."

 US Army Enlisted. MOS-Movement Specialist. Photojournalist/Editor for military publication. Nominated most improved military wide publication. Conducted forensic investigations of military personnel deaths (e.g., suicide, duty vs. non-duty related). Honorably discharged.

Civic Service

 Alabama Therapeutic Foster Care Providers Association (ATFCPA) President, 2001-2003. Served on a variety of state committees on meeting federal guidelines and improving state foster care. Liaison and work with community and political leaders around the state. Chaired several subcommittees for the ATFCPA.

 Conference Chair of the Therapeutic Foster Care Conference, 2000-2003.

 Conduct a variety of workshops and seminars on a wide range of topics in the field of psychology and in the computer field - volunteer professional services. 1980-present.

 Counseling, forensic evaluations, and referral for children and spouses in abusive situations - volunteer professional services. Provide assessment within the family court system. 1985-present.

 Mentor for the Lighthouse volunteer mentoring program for children in foster care, Montgomery, AL. 1998-2001.

 Chairperson for Therapeutic Community Task Force for development of a model Therapeutic Community project in Montgomery, AL. Served on two other subcommittees. 1999-2000.

 Department of Human Resources Quality Assurance Committee member, Montgomery, AL. 1998-2000. Committee insures R.C. Consent Decree order is enacted.

 Board of Directors’ member, Escambia County Boys' Clubs of America, Pensacola, FL. 1987-1989. Developed, wrote, and produced the club's television presentation. Developed and conducted three successful fund-raising campaigns.

 Escambia County Boys Clubs of America, Pensacola, FL - volunteer. Taught computer courses and assisted in acquiring computers and software for a computer lab at one facility. Developed and implemented a teen-to-tot mentoring reading program. 1986-1989.

 Boys' Ranch, Pensacola, FL - volunteer counselor/mentor. 1987.

 Family Center for Abused Children, Shreveport, LA - volunteer counselor/mentor. 1985.

 State Coordinator for Adoptee's Liberty Movement Association, MS - volunteer in aiding families in reuniting. 1982-1984.

 Magnolia Manor Nursing Home, Columbus, MS - volunteer for daily activities for residents. 1982-1983.

 Niceville Nursing Home, FL - volunteer counselor to residents. 1981.

 Santa Rosa Mental Health Clinic, FL - volunteer for 24-hour hotline; helped develop, implement, and conduct an elementary school drug prevention program. 1980-1981.

Continuing Education

Sexual Dual Relationships, third edition
Ethical, Legal, and Professional Considerations in Assessment
Duties to Report, Warn, and/or Protect
Ewert v. Canada: Past Experience and Future Direction
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Competency to Stand Trial (CST): A Review for Forensic Evaluators
Assessing for Cognitive Impairment in Correctional Settings
Fact vs. Expert Witness Training
Dual Diagnosis: Understanding Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders
Drug Cultures and the Culture of Recovery
Introductory Competencies For LGBTQ Affirmative Counseling
Confabulation and Suggestibility: Clinical, Forensic, and Judicial Considerations
Comparing two Primary Methods for Assessing and Managing Violence Risk: Actuarial Risk Assessment versus Structured Professional Judgment
A Clinical Approach to Music Therapy
Treating Adolescent Females With Bulimia Nervosa: Using a Creative Approach With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
A Grief Counseling Group Design for Hispanic Children
Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy Techniques in School-Based Group Counseling: Assisting Students in the Development of Social Skills
Engaging Students and Supervisees in Social Justice: The Social Justice Toolbox
The Mirror Without a Face: The Assessment of Parental Alienation Among Children of High-Conflict Divorces
Impact of Accountability on Role Confusion: Implications for School Counselor Practice
Enhancing Multicultural Empathy in the Classroom and Beyond: A Proposed Model for Training Beginner Counselors
When Treatment Becomes Trauma: Defining, Preventing, and Transforming Medical Trauma
Ethical Issues in Multicultural Counseling
DSM 5-Explanations and Updates: Part 2
Advanced Interpretation of the WISC-V
Ethics and Social Media: What Happens When I Post That?
Recognizing the Difficult Questions While Avoiding the Unfortunate Responses/
DSM 5-Explanations and Updates: Part 1
How Not to Help the Defense Attorney in Child Sexual Abuse Cases
Instructions for the Psychosocial History Report
Thought Suppression and Mindfulness: A Randomized Controlled Study
Girl Wars: Using Play Therapy to Address Relational Aggression With Middle School Girls
Drawing Boundaries and Do the Right Thing
Overview of the Psychopathic Personality Inventor-Revised (PPI-R)
Overview of the Personality Assessment Inventory-Revised (PAI-R)
Domestic Violence
Multicultural Counseling Competencies: Extending Multicultural Training Paradigms Toward Globalization
Why Can't We Be Friends? Maintaining Confidentiality in the Age of Public Access
Gatekeeping in Counselor Education Programs: An Examination of Current Trends
The Effectiveness of Brief Strategic Family Therapy With At-Risk African American Adolescents
Exploring the Mind-Body Connection: Therapeutic Practices and Techniques
Focus on Substance Abuse Prevention
Understanding and Appreciating the Parenting Coordinator Process
Navigating Through New Terrain: DSM5
Minor's Rights to Confidentiality, When Parents Want to Know: An Ethical Scenario
Bullying: Techniques for Dealing With Taunting, Teasing, and Tormenting
Screening, Behavioral Counseling, and Referral in Primary Care To Reduce Alcohol Misuse
Updates on the Comparative Effectiveness of Second-Generation Antidepressants in the Pharmacologic
Treatment of Adult Depression: A Feedback-Based Learning Activity
Interventions for Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (AHRQ)
Grief and Depression
The Tug of War Child: Counseling Children Involved in High Conflict Divorces
Reality Therapy, Choice Theory: What's the Difference?
Postpartum Depression: What Counselors Need to Know
A Shift in the Conceptual Understanding of Grief Using Meaning-Oriented Therapies With Bereaved Clients
Brain Wave Biofeedback: Benefits of Integrating Neurofeedback in Counseling
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Where Counseling and Neuroscience Meet
Play Therapy and Parent Consultation: A Review of Best Practices
Counseling for Wholeness: Integrating Holistic Wellness Into Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning
Digital Confidentiality: A Holistic Security Model for Counselors
How Have the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Impacted the Troops, Their Families, and the Mental Health Community?
Ten Creative Counseling Techniques for Helping Clients Deal With Anger
The Lived Experience of Supervisors in Rural Settings
Solution Focused Social Interest: A Targeted Approach to Treating Internet Addiction session
Promoting Leisure Wellness in Counseling: Exercises to Develop Casual Leisure into Serious Leisure
Using Technology Creatively to Empower Diverse Populations in Counseling
Evidence-Based Effective Practices with Older Adults
Counseling African American Women
Rural Child Welfare Practices
Issues in Domestic Violence: Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change
Ways Practitioners Can Avoid Frequent Ethical Pitfalls
Ethics and Boundary Issues
Ethics and Legal Issues for Group Work
Changing Rx Practices in the Treatment of Mental Illness
Risk Assessment of Civilly Committed Sexually Violent Predators: Static Verses Dynamic Orientations
Who Can Best Catch a Liar? A Meta-Analysis of Individual Differences in Detecting Deception
The Relationship of Chiropractic Neck Manipulation to Internal Carotid Artery Dissection
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and Its Relationship to Juvenile Delinquency and Criminal Behavior
Psychological Autopsy: Still the Surest Methodology for Determining Cause of Death
Psychological Assessment Protocol in Federal Immigration Courts
Antidepressant Withdrawal Syndrome and DUI Evaluation
Miranda Revisited
Violent Media and Videogames, and Their Role in Creating Violent Youth
Forensic Mental Health and Technology
Dictus Deo: Parental Murder
Eyewitness Memory in Context: Toward a Systematic Understanding of Eyewitness Evidence
Eyewitness Memory for Vehicles
The Fallibility of Forensic Interviewing: Understanding the Michaels Decision and the Taint Hearing
Carrying Over C-1 Issues in Domestic Violence: Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change
Treating Co-Occurring Disorders
Grief and Depression
Existential Therapy
Adler, Theory and Practice
Preparation, Action, Recovery: A Conceptual Framework for Counselor Preparation and Response in Client Crises
Assessment of Core Issues and the Nature of the Client's Living Story
Lesbian and Gay Male Clients
Humor in Counseling: Leader Perspectives
Applying Social Empowerment Strategies as Tools for Self-Advocacy in Counseling
The Infertility Experience
Counseling Multiple Heritage Couples and Families
Assessment and Treatment of Insomnia in Adults: A Guide for Clinicians
Counseling Adult Clients Experiencing Chronic Pain
Models of Sexual and Relational Orientation: A Critical Review and Synthesis
Work-Family Conflict and Career Development Theories: A Search for Helping Strategies
Separation Anxiety: Helping Children Feel Safe
The Process of Suicide Risk Assessment: Twelve Core Principles
Ethics for Mental Health Professionals
Assessing Violence Risk: A Review and Clinical Recommendations
Characteristics of Juvenile Firesetting Across Childhood and Adolescence
A New paradigm for PTSD Treatment: Emotional Transformational Therapy
Understanding and Treating the Juvenile Firesetter
Assessing Patients During a Mass Casualty
The Last Frontier: Myths & the Female Psychopathic Killer
Psychological Approach to Accident Investigation
Digital Forensics in the Twenty-First Century
The Effects of Lunar Phases on Domestic Violence Incident Rates
Continued Investigation of a Psychopathic Criminals Behavior as the Wheels of Justice Slowly Turn
Eyewitness Memory: Can Suggestion Be Minimized in the Investigative Interview
Cognitive Impairment Associated with Habitual Nitrous Oxide Abuse in a 63-Year-Old Health Professional
Scientific Considerations in Observing How Children Interact with Parents
From Blue Collar To Ivory Tower
Spirituality in Counseling: A Faith Development Perspective
Integrating Treatment of PTSD and Substance Use Disorder
End-of-Life Care: An Overview for Professional Counselors
Animal-Assisted Play Therapy
The Imposter Phenomenon Among African American Women
Thinking Differently About Loss and Grief in 21st Century
Transcultural Integrative Model for Ethical Decision Making
Gender and Diagnosis: Struggles and Suggestions for Counselors
The Secret and All-Consuming Obsessions: Eating Disorders
Understanding and Treating Social Phobias
Borderline Personality Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Time for Integration?
Sibling Maltreatment: The Forgotten Abuse
Rogers Redux: Relevance and Outcomes of Motivational Interviewing Across Behavioral Problems

Counselor/Educator Practices That Promote Student Resiliency

Empowering Individuals With Disabilities Through Counseling
Counseling Multiracial Individuals and Families
Play and Humor in Counseling
Duties To Report, Warn And/or Protect
Boundaries in Mental Health Treatment
Interpreting Nonverbal Communication for Use in Detecting Deception
Making a Sex Offense: When a Non-Sex Crime Really is a Sex Crime
Parenting Capacity Assessments in Child Protection Cases
Do Expert Witnesses Have to Keep Draft Documents and Records of Communication
The Daubert Decision: Accident Reconstruction Considerations
Forensic Considerations for Assessing Violence
Medical Errors
Traumatic Brain Injury
Mental Health Medications
Demystifying HIPAA
Bipolar Disorder
Ethics in Professional Counseling
Cognitive Processing Therapy
Medication Administration Training
Therapeutic Implications of Pharmacotherapy: Current Trends and Ethical Issues
Psychosocial Adaptation to Chronic Illness and Disability: A Primer for Counselors
Boundary Issues in Counseling: Multiple Roles and Responsibilities
Clinician Ethics, Malpractice, and Documentation Related to Suicide
When Eagle Speaks: Counseling Native Americans
Out of the Box: A Model for Counseling in the Twenty-First Century
Exploring Relational Aggression: Counseling Girls to Manage Conflict and Anger
Mastering the Art of Solution-Focused Counseling
The Relationship Between Virtual and Actual Aggression: Youth Exposure to Violent Media
Doctors Overlook Signs of Child Abuse
Home-Based Early Intervention Benefits Autism Outcomes
Boundaries in Mental Health Treatment

When Worlds Collide: Criminal Investigative Analysis, Forensic Psychology, and the Timothy Masters Case

Prejudice Versus Prosocial Behavior
Effects of Traumatic Stress in a Disaster Situation
Fibromyalgia: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment
Youth Violence in Relationships
Male Rape
CD Copies of Taped Audio Recordings: A Poor Forensic Alternative for Attorneys
Substance Abuse, Victimization, and PTSD
Stand Your Ground: New Challenges for Forensic Psychologists
The Lull Before the Storm: Adult Children Who Kill Their Parents
The Business of Therapy: The Need to Educate Therapists in the Business Aspects of Practice
Attachment Disorder, Antisocial Personality, and Violence
Psychological Testing and Psychotherapy
Optimism Therapy - An Adapted Psychotherapeutic Strategy for Adult Female Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  Working with Alienated Children and Their Targeted Parents: Suggestions for Sound Practices for Mental Health Professionals
Parent Alienation Syndrome
Continuing Education Ethics
Childhood Trauma: Its Relationship to Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders
Managing Client Expectations: Debunking the Myths
Childhood Animal Cruelty: A Review of Research, Assessment, and Therapeutic Issues
Blood Spatter Interpretation at Crime Scenes
Update on Women’s Health: Strategies for Managing PMS, PMDD, and PME
Impulsivity and Impulsive Aggression: Mechanisms and Treatments
Adolescent Suicide
Depression in Men
Effectively Treating Bipolar Depression
Basic and Clinical Science of Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Medical Evaluation and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Clinical Update on Eating Disorders
Managing Medical Comorbidity in Patients with Psychotic Disorders
Comorbidity and Treatment Issues in Substance Abuse
Social Anxiety Disorder: New Approaches to an Old Problem
Long-Term Treatment of Anxiety Disorders: Why, When, and How?
Treatment of Depression in Cancer Patients
Depression and Diabetes
Psychosocial Adjunctive Treatments
Treating Psychotic Depression
Ethics in Action
Ethical and Regulatory Implications of Prescribing Controlled Substances for Pain
Treating Children With Psychosis
Evaluation and Management of Anxiety in the Elderly
Pharmacotherapy of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
ADHD: Treatment Across Ages
Challenges in Pain Management
Psychiatric Disorders in the Young and Old
Managing the Patient With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Managing the Patient With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Forensic Psychological Evaluations

Simulated Patient Encounter on History of Stumbling and Concerns About Memory Loss

Infections Caused by MRSA: A Case-Based Guide to Therapy
Epilepsy and the Elderly: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management
Simulated Patient Encounter on a 76-year-old Female With Progressive Aphasia
Stimulated Patient Encounter on a 10-year-old Child With Stomachaches
Simulated Patient Encounter on Man Who Presents With a History of Dysthmia and Presents With Moodiness
Ethics for Healthcare Professionals
Comorbid Pain, Depression, and Anxiety: Diagnosis and Neurochemistry
Domestic Violence
Simulated Patient Encounter on Woman Unable to Have Intercourse
Simulated Patient Encounter on Progressive Memory Loss and Confusion
Simulated Patient Encounter on History of Stumbling and Concerns About Memory Loss
Child Abuse Workshop
Certified Forensic Consultant Workshop
Primer of Prescription Medications: The Psychostimulants
Independent Custody Evaluations: Rendering Assistance to Domestic Relations Attorneys and Courts
How to Structure and Write Custody Evaluation Reports
ACWIIS-State Department of Human Resources Reporting Methods
Post Adoption Resources
Cultural Diversity
Concurrent Planning
Innovative and Successful Techniques in Recruiting Foster Parents

 Revised Minimum Standards for Foster Families Training

 2002 Annual Therapeutic Foster Care Conference

 FFTA's 16th Annual Conference on Treatment Foster Care

 Suicide Risk Assessment and Malpractice Avoidance

 Risk Assessment of Violence

 Psychopharmacology in Geriatrics

 5th National Conference on School-Based Mental Health Programs

 Alabama Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling and Social Work

 Council on Accreditation-Intensive Accreditation Training

 Council on Accreditation-Clinical Standards and Accreditation Training

 Council on Accreditation-Quality Management Training

 Group Preparation and Selection (GPS) Certification for Foster Parenting

 2001 Annual Therapeutic Foster Care Conference

 4th Annual Dependency Case Task Force Regional Seminar

 3rd Annual Dependency Case Task Force Regional Seminar

 Improving Court Practice in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases

 Adoption Seminar-Adjustment Disorders

 2nd Annual Adoption Conference

Family and Children's Training System
Forum 2000-Agenda for Growth
Treating Anxiety, Depression, and Anger Effectively
Legal and Liability Issues in Foster Care
Behavioral Analysis
ADAP Annual Summit

 Gang Awareness

 Managing Behavioral Disorders in Foster Children

 R.C. Consent Decree Workshop

 Federal Mandates and the Impact on Children in Foster Care

 Permanency for Children in Foster Care

 Seeking COA Accreditation

 Treatment of Trauma in Children

 ABI and FBI Clearance-The new guidelines

 Using Clinical Skills to Engage Foster Parents

 Medication and Foster Children: What You Need to Know

 Effective School Interventions

 How Schools Will Respond to Proration

 Behavior Management Before a Crisis: Recognizing the Signs

 Department of Labor: Welfare-to-Work Best Practices

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