Dr. Peterson has training and experience in the evaluation of adolescents and adults regarding an array of forensic concerns. In addition, she has served as an expert witness in local and supreme courts across New York and Pennsylvania, and has provided evaluations for Family Court and the Department of Probation.
Some examples of potential referral issues are included below; however, the list is not exhaustive.
Competency to Stand Trial
Criminal Responsibility evaluations
Capacity to consent to sexual relations evaluations
Mental Health/Diagnostic evaluations
Child Sexual Abuse
Eye Witness Testimony
Sexual or violence risk assessment
Other topics as requested
Review of psychological evaluations, preparation for cross-examination of psychology experts, etc.
SUPERVISION AND CONSULTATION
Clinical supervision and consultation services for local mental health professionals and agencies.