Evaluation & Expert Testimony

The Licensed Psychologists at New Paradigm offer a wide variety of forensic and clinical evaluations, with a specialization in the assessment of sexual offenders. New Paradigm members adhere to the Evaluation Practices and Guidelines set forth by the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA)

Examples of referral questions that New Paradigm can offer psychological expertise include evaluations for:

  • Determinations under NYS Sex Offender Management and Treatment Act
    • Mental Abnormality
    • Dangerous Sex Offender Requiring Confinement
    • Readiness for Discharge from Civil Management
  • Risk Assessments for Sexual Dangerousness
  • Determination of Sexual Arousal Patterns
  • Amenability for Treatment
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
  • Competency to:
    • Stand Trial
    • Plea
    • Waive Personal Rights
    • To be Sentenced
    • Consent to Treatment
  • Criminal Responsibility
  • Violence Risk Assessments
  • Parental Fitness

Please do not consider this list exhaustive. If you have a question about a specific type of referral evaluation not listed then contact us. We are more than happy to discuss your case with you or your client, or both. 

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