| ACADEMICS | Schools & Departments | Criminal Justice | Tina R. Adams
Contact InformationOffice LRCfirstname.lastname@example.orgEducationPh.D., Clinical Psychology, Ecosystemic Child and Family Proficiency, California School of Professional Psychology-Fresno Campus, 1997 M.A., Clinical Psychology, Ecosystemic Child and Family Proficiency, California School of Professional Psychology-Fresno Campus, 1993 B.A., Psychology, The College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, 1990 Expertise Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Psychological Assessment, and Juvenile Justice Dr. Adams came to the Worcester State University Criminal Justice Department in 2012. Dr. Adams is formally trained as a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist. She is Licensed as a Psychologist in Massachusetts and has been working in the mental health services field for over 15 years. Dr. Adams has experience as a Child and Family therapist, School Psychologist, Court Clinician and Director of Court Clinic Services. She also has expertise in Psychological Assessment. Over the course of her career she has routinely worked with criminal justice professionals, including local and state police, attorneys, judges, probation officers, and Health and Human Services Agencies serving the court involved population. She has served as the Clinical Director for the Worcester West Area Office for the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families. In addition, her previous work experience includes a six year post as the Statewide Manager of Juvenile Forensic Services for the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health/Forensic Services Division. She has also served on many interagency groups and task forces including, the Massachusetts Juvenile Firesetting Stakeholders Group led by the Massachusetts Department of Fire Service and the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, as well as the Massachusetts Governor’s Juvenile Justice Advisory Council. In addition, she has experience in training Criminal Justice Professionals in the area of Critical Incident Response. Her current research interests include Juvenile risk assessment, Juvenile Firesetting, the impact of multiculturalism on the Criminal Justice System, Juvenile Offender rehabilitation and evidenced based services for Juvenile Offenders.