Albert J. Grudzinskas, Jr., J.D. is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and
Director of Legal Studies, Law and Psychiatry Program in the Center for Mental Health
Services at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. His research interests
include mental health issues in criminal & civil law, expert testimony, involuntary
commitment, sex offender risk assessment & management, and substance abuse. His
research focuses on the involvement of persons with mental illness in the criminal
justice and civil court systems. He would like to develop a better understanding of how
and why the courts have become the access point for social services in most communities
for persons living in poverty. He is also interested in the protection of vulnerable
populations in human subjects’ research. 

Articles

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A Jail Diversion Program for Veterans with Co-occurring Disorders: MISSION - DIRECT VET (with Paul Christopher, William H. Fisher, Mary Ellen Foti, Carl E. Fulwiler, Stephanie W. Hartwell, David A. Smelson, and Debra Pinals), Psychiatry Information in Brief (2013)
 

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Arrest Types and Co-occurring Disorders in Persons with Schizophrenia or Related Psychoses (with Patrick J. McCabe, Paul P. Christopher, Nicholas Druhn, Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski, and William H. Fisher), The journal of behavioral health services and research (2012)
 

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The silent majority: who speaks at IRB meetings (with Philip J. Candilis, Charles W. Lidz, Paul S. Appelbaum, Robert M. Arnold, William P. Gardner, Suzanne Myers, and Lorna J. Simon), IRB (2012)
 

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Development and validation of the Mental Health Attitude Survey for Police (with Jonathan C. Clayfield and Kenneth E. Fletcher), Community mental health journal (2011)
 

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Public policy and limits of diversion programs for reducing jail exposure of persons with serious mental illness (with William H. Fisher, Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski, and Nancy Wolff), Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) (2011)
 

Books

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Sex Offenders: Identification, Risk Assessment, Treatment, and Legal Issues (with Fabian M. Saleh, John M. Bradford, and Daniel J. Brodsky), Center for Mental Health Services Research Publications and Presentations (2009)
 

Contributions to Books

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E Pluribus Unum: Creating a Multi-Organizational Structure for Serving Arrestees with Serious Mental Illness (with Jonathan C. Clayfield, William H. Fisher, and Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski), The Organizational Response to Persons with Mental Illness Involved with the Criminal Justice System (2005)