Ph.D., Hahnemann University, 1993
J.D., Villanova University, 1989
B.A., California State University, Long Beach, 1983
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.
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.