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Residential Treatment Program Security Expert Witness | Massachusetts

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This expert has extensive experience in residential operations for correctional and treatment settings. He entered the field in the late 1970s, serving as the Director of Juvenile Services for Massachusetts Halfway Houses. More recently, the expert was the Director of Quality Assurance for the Department of Juvenile Services in Baltimore and the Quality Assurance Manager with Spectrum Health Systems Inc. He has dealt with operations in prison, substance abuse treatment, and mental health facilities. The expert is a member of the American Correctional Association and a certified PREA Auditor by the Department of Justice. He is currently a consultant with a healthcare firm, where he focuses on operational deficiencies in residential facilities.

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Location: MA
Coursework, Social Work, University of Massachusetts
Certified, PREA Auditor, Department of Justice
Member, American Correctional Association
Member, International Community Corrections Association
Member, Correctional Accreditation Managers Association
Chairman, Accreditation Auditing Team, American Correctional Association
Former, Director of the Division of Youth Services, Massachusetts Halfway Houses Inc.
Former, Program Director, The Bridge of Central Massachusetts
Former, Program Administrator, Eliot Community Human Services
Former, Clinician & Program Director, Bay State Health Systems
Former, Primary Addiction Therapist, Crossroads Centre
Former, Director of Detention & Quality Assurance, Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
Former, Quality Assurance Manager, Spectrum Health Systems Inc.
Former, Director of Coolidge House, Community Resources for Justice
Former, Consultant, Per Diem Crisis Counselor, and Detox Clinician, Adcare Hospital
Current, Consultant, a Healthcare Litigation Support Firm

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