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About David Shapiro

David L. Shapiro, Ph.D., has been instrumental in the development of the field of forensic psychology, the interface of psychology and the law. He has written extensively in this field (ten books and over 50 articles) and has presented extensively on different aspects of forensic psychology in continuing education courses on a local, state, national, and international level. He is actively involved in teaching and supervision of practitioners interested in learning skills in forensic assessment, risk management, and assessment of violent behavior. He has received two awards for distinguished contributions to forensic psychology practice. Areas of research have included domestic violence, the insanity defense, capital punishment, admissibility of expert psychological testimony, and the duty to protect third parties.

Positions

Present Professor, Nova Southeastern University College of Psychology
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2016 - 2018 Member, Division of Independent Practice, American Psychological Associations
2013 - 2015 Member, Division of Independent Practice, American Psychological Associations
2013 Member, International Scientific Committee of the International Association of Law and Mental Health
2011 Membership Chair, National Academies of Practice
2010 President, Division 46, American Psychological Association
1996 - 1997 Chair, Board of Ethical Affairs, Maryland Psychological Association
1994 - 1997 Board of Trustees Member, American Board of Professional Psychology
1988 - 1997 Board of Directors Member, American Board of Forensic Psychology
1992 - 1993 Chair, Board of Ethical Affairs, Maryland Psychological Association
1991 - 1993 Member, American Psychological Association, Division 41 (Psychology and Law)
1986 - 1988 President, American Academy of Forensic Psychology
Fellow, American Psychological Association (Division 41) (Division 42) (Division 46)
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Child Custody
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Criminal Psychology
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Family Violence (JOFV)
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Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Contribution to Psychology, presented by California Psychological Association, March, 2001
  • Distinguished Practitioner in Psychology, National Academies of Practice, selected March, 2000
  • Distinguished Contribution to Forensic Psychology, August, 1986

Education

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19672 Social Relation, B.A., Harvard College
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1972 Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, The University Of Michigan
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1972 M.A., Psychology, The University Of Michigan
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Contact Information

(954) 262-5705

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Articles (13)

Journal articles written or co-written by Dr. David L. Shapiro

Books and Book Contributions (8)

Book and book contributions written or co-written by Dr. David L. Shapiro

Presentations (164)

Conference presentations, proceedings, lectures, and symposia given by Dr. David L. Shapiro