Leslie Culpepper

CULPEPPER, LESLIE DAWN    5205 38th St          Lubbock, TX 79414           806-474-9737.                        dndvpepper@gmail..com _____________________________________________________________________
SUMMARY  I am a multi-culturally competent forensic mental health professional skilled in evaluating criminal behavior for the judicial system by applying psychology to legal issues in an effort to answer questions associated with the law. I am a proficient writer and researcher. I have extensive knowledge in case law and the legal standards they represent regarding adjudicative competence, risk, and insanity. I have extensive knowledge on the American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct as well as the Specialty Guidelines of Forensic Psychology.

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONSAble to conduct mental status evaluations including writing full reportKnowledge of interviewing techniques demonstrating proficiency in gathering collateral informationFamiliar with counseling theories and personality dynamicsAbility to assist in diagnosis and treatment planning Offender risk assessmentSubstance abuse assessmentCrisis interventionDual diagnosis

Earned two Chancellor Scholarships (GPA of 3.8 or above)
¬Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology October 2013, Argosy University, Phoenix, Arizona
Master’s Degree in Forensic Psychology June 2015, Argosy University, Phoenix, Arizona

RELEVANT COURSEWORK  Interviewing Techniques, Ethical Principles in Psychology and Forensic Psychology, Victim Psychology, Forensic Psychological Assessment, Research and Evaluation, Psychology of Criminal Behavior, Psychology and the Legal System, Substance Abuse Assessment, Maladaptive Behavior, and Forensic Psychological Consultation & Testimony 

SKILLS & INTERESTS   ¬Interests: Self-awareness; Criminal behavior; Investigative Research; and Mitigation Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point), Internet research, Multi-media skills¬Interpersonal Skills- Writes clearly and concisely; openly expresses ideas; avoids conflict through seeking alternate perspectives; negotiates and cooperates with others to resolve unavoidable conflictManagement and Leadership- Helps team members reach goals; makes confident decisions without hesitation; optimistic; and motivating

  • ID#: 114762
  • Location: Lubbock, TX , 79414

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