James J. Cassidy, J.D.

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Associate Professor

COLLEGE
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice & Forensic Sciences

DEPARTMENT
Criminal Justice,
Health Sciences,
M.S. Criminal Justice,
Ph.D. Criminal Justice
Education

Ph.D., Hahnemann University, 1993

J.D., Villanova University, 1989

B.A., California State University, Long Beach, 1983

About James

Dr. Cassidy's research interests focus on the interface between the mental health system and the Criminal Justice system, insanity, competence to stand trial, and mental illness. He has conducted studies on the impact of treatment modalities and evaluating training programs to help police better deal with mentally ill persons.

Recent Publications

Carr, W. A., Baker, A. N., & Cassidy, J. J. (2016). Reducing criminal recidivism with an enhanced day reporting center for probationers with mental illness. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 55(2), 95-112.

Courses Taught

CJ 102 Criminal Law

CJ 205 Forensic Psychology

CJ 365 Law, Psychology and the Mental Health System

CJ 601 Mental Health, Law and Criminal Justice

CJ 623 Mental Health Law

CJ 646 Abnormal Psychology in Forensic Populations

CJ 647 Forensic Assessment and Outcome Evaluation

CJ 648 Forensic Treatment Models

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