Dr. Valliere is a clinical and forensic psychologist with more than 25 years in the field. She is the owner/president of two outpatient clinics for those who commit interpersonal violence and those who are impacted by it. Dr. Valliere testifies and trains nationally and internationally. She has been interviewed on national television shows and well known publications. She is a published author.
Bradley Beckwith, Psy.D.
Dr. Beckwith graduated from Mansfield University with a BS in Criminal Justice Psychology in 2000. He spent the next six years working in the forensic field with an emphasis on addictions. In 2007, Dr. Beckwith completed his Masters of Science in Clinical and Counseling Psychology at Chestnut Hill College and transitioned into the APA accredited Doctoral program for Clinical Psychology. Dr. Beckwith’s education has focused on psychological assessment, neuropsychology, as well as clinical and forensic psychology. In 2012 Dr. Beckwith began working at Forensic Treatment Services as a clinical practicum student and has remained with the practice ever since. Dr. Beckwith obtained his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2015. Dr. Beckwith also serves as adjunct faculty at Chestnut Hill College and teaches Graduate level courses that include: Psychopathology, Systems Therapy, Addictions Treatment, and Co-Occurring Disorders. Dr. Beckwith has given more than 20 different presentations in professional contexts. In 2017 he presented at an APA-accredited international conference in Prague, Czech Republic.
Most professionals are not trained in understanding personality disorders. These disorders are unique in their persistence, pervasiveness, and risk to others. All professions dealing with interpersonal violence should understand the particular ethical issues presented in working with these individuals, especially those with a history of violence or maltreatment, including assessment of risk, potential for effective treatment and rehabilitation, and type of treatment needed. Qualifies for ethics credits for attorneys, psychologists, counselors, PCACB, and social workers. (3 hours) ** 3 CE credits