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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

Supervision Ethics
Extending Boundaries
Defending Your Counselor License: Common Legal and Ethical Issues (Part 1)
Defending Your Counselor License: Common Legal and Ethical Issues (Part 2)
Private Practice Owner’s Guide to Business Protocols and Human Resources
Multiculturalism and Social Justice: A Revolutionary Force in Counseling and Psychology
Tips for Enhancing Your Forensic Mental Health Practice
How to Use Free Online Assessment Measures for Mental Health Evaluations
Suggestibility in the Criminal Justice System: An Advanced Overview with Implications for Criminal Justice, Forensic Mental Health, and Legal
Specialized Violence - Cyber Violence
A Unified Partnership Between Attorney and Mental Health Counselor
Alcohol Addiction
Career Counseling: A Life Career Development Perspective
Play and Humor in Counseling, fifth edition
Developmental Approaches in Treating Addiction, second edition
So, What is Play Therapy and Why Should We Care?
Filicide: Does Hidden Hostility at Home Lead to Murder?
Introduction to Comprehensive Psychosexual Evaluations
MMPI-A-RF: Basic Overview
Using the MMPI-2-RF in Therapeutic Assessment
Remaining Current in Assessment: Adopting the MMPI-2-RF in Your Practice
Assessing Personality Disorders with the MMPI-2-RF
Remaining Current in Your Forensic Practice with the MMPI-2-RF
Case Demonstrations Using the MMPI-2-RF Police Candidate Interpretive Report
FASD and the Criminal Justice System from Arrest to Community Supervision
Diversity Issues in Violence Risk Assessment: General Principles and Best Practice
The Mental Health Profession's Role in Evaluating the Need for Emotional Support Animals: A Clinical-Forensic
The Psychology of School Shooters
School Counselors and Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors: Collaborating for High School Students' With Disabilities
Podcast - Private Practice Preparedness
Gestalt Therapy
DSM-5 Structural, Philosophical, and Major Diagnostic
Counselor Considerations When Working With Older People
What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know About Medical Marijuana: A Primer for Clinical and Forensic
Computerized Application of the Psychosocial Report
Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention Programs: Critical Elements
Digital Confidentiality According to Professional Ethics and HIPAA: A Heart-Centered Approach
HIPAA Security Compliance in Mental Health, a Guided Reading
A Counselor's Guide to Medication- Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction
Irvin Yalom and the Art of Psychotherapy
Private Practice: Managing Your Business
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS): A Review for Clinical, Forensic, and Legal Professionals
Mental Disorder and Violence Risk
Mass Media Crisis Intervention: How Counselors Can Partner with Media to Stabilize People After Community Shootings

Cognitive Rehabilitation 101

Working Memory & Interventions

Business Strategies for Forensic Mental Health Evaluation

Confabulation and the Criminal Justice System: A Review for Forensic

Forensic Aspects of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Infantile Autism

LGBTQ Youth & Young Adults in School, College, Careers

Transgender & Gender-Expansive Counseling Issues

Counseling LGBTQ Youth for College & Career Readiness

HRC Post-Assessment; Final Exam and Certificate of Completion

Ethics and Social Media

Values and Ethics in Counseling

Unique Ethical Challenges Facing New Faculty-

Treating Domestic Violence

Counselors in Transition

Male-Sensitive Couples Counseling

The Future of Counseling for the Private Clinician

Wellness: Paradigm for Training and Practice

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

CWIIS-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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