Chad D. Waxman, Psy.D.


Dr. Chad Waxman is currently a Forensic Psychologist with the RISE (Restoring Individuals Safely and Effectively) Program, a Jail Based Competency Restoration Program in Arapahoe County, CO. Additionally, he provides clinical and forensic assessment for a myriad of clients through Chad D. Waxman, Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist, PA. He was most recently a Program Coordinator for the Outpatient and STARS (Successful Thinking and Responsible Sexuality) Program at the Dallas County Juvenile Department. Further, he is an Adjunct Professor at Parker University’s Doctor in Chiropractic Program and Nova Southeastern University’s Masters in Forensic Psychology Program. He is a graduate from Nova Southeastern University's Clinical Psychology Program and completed his Pre-Doctoral Internship with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Federal Correctional Institution, Fort Worth. During graduate study he completed a concentration in Forensic Psychology which included a Forensic Psychology Practicum. Dr. Waxman has provided therapeutic services to children/adolescents who have been referred to diversion services with an emphasis on sexually inappropriate behaviors as well as those with a variety of clinical disorders. He has also been an Adjunct Instructor teaching Psychology at several colleges and Universities since 2010.

Dr. Waxman was a past Program Manager for the Prevention of Alcohol and other Drug Abuse, Compulsive Gambling, and Suicide, Co-Coordinator for the MedLinks Peer Advocacy Program, and helped initiate and served as Co-Coordinator of the Program for Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) all at the Center for Health Promotion and Wellness at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Medical. Dr. Waxman completed his B.A. in Psychology (2003), M.S. in Community Counseling (2004) and C.A.S. (2004) in School Counseling all from the University at Albany, State University of New York. During undergraduate study at Albany, Dr. Waxman volunteered for the Middle Earth Peer Assistance Program and eventually taught and supervised in the Program during graduate study. Currently, Dr. Waxman presents on a variety of topics such as Suicide Prevention and Intervention, Forensic Psychology, Motivational Interviewing Techniques, Violence, and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention and Intervention.

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Great Links:

Karen Franklin PhD

Great Blog site of a Forensic Psychologist

Go Ask Alice

Site from Columbia University with great health information

Forensic Specialty Guidelines

Guidelines for Forensic Psychologists

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