Assault

Services:

Gang Of Youths Fighting-Comprehensive Psychological Evaluation with Narrative report

-Individual Therapy

-Group Educational Series

-Anger management Training/Battered Awareness

-Correspond With Probation Regarding Attendance and Progress in Treatment

-Monthly written progress reports submitted to referring entity

UNITED STATES SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
NEW YORK STATE WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION BOARD
NEW YORK COUNTY DEFENDER SERVICES
NEW YORK STATE DEFENDER SERVICES

EXPERT WITNESS FOR:
NASSAU COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION ASSIGNED COUNCIL DEFENDER PLAN

In cases of Domestic Dispute or Battery, Anger Management Assessment treatment may be mandated by the Court. Our office provides Individual one on one Therapy and training as well as Group Educational
Series in a safe open environment. We are result oriented employing Cognitive Behavioral Methodologies and do not waste peoples time or that of the Court. We only work with individuals who are open and willing to change. Our office follows The Anger Management Training protocol as set for by Williams and Barlow.

Dr. Duffy works with many cases actively being monitored by The Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Court in Nassau County submitting detailed monthly progress reports directly to the court. For cases involving domestic violence, assault or harassment she will conduct comprehensive Anger Management Assessments and perform on going Individual therapy and / or Anger Management. At times a judge could order a complete Psychological Evaluation in such a context which would involve standardized personality testing such as the M.M.P.I. – 2 as well as an I.O.R.N.S. and interview of multiple collateral sources.

Psychological Assessment Instruments Used:

1) Diagnostic Interview
2) Michigan Alcohol Screening Test (M.A.S.T.)
3) Comprehensive Mental Status Exam (C.M.S.E.)
4) Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (S.A.S.S.I.)
5) Global Assessment Of Functioning (G.A.F.)
6) Interview with Collateral Sources
7) Minnesota Multi-Phasic Personality Inventory – 2 (M.M.P.I. – 2)
8) Inventory of Offender Risks, Needs and Strengths (I.O.R.N.S.)

The Anger Control Training Course as set forth by Williams and Barlow.
The following areas are addressed:

1) Consequences of Anger and Aggressive Behavior
2) The Functions of Anger
3) Beliefs Systems
4) Causes of Anger and Aggression
5) Cognitions: The importance of thoughts in Anger Control
6) Cognitions: Common Types of Thinking Errors
7) The Physiological Response
8) High Risk Situations
9) Lifestyle
10) Relapse Prevention Plan
We work with hands on practical tools such as a Personal Anger Function Chart, The General Functions of Anger Chart and a Cycle of Anger Work Sheet.