1 Curriculum Vitae Louis A. Monaco, Psy.D. Clinical & Forensic Practitioner Psychologist Flat 1, 18 Barnsbury Road, London N1 0HD Tel: Summary Dr. Louis Monaco is a HPC registered Clinical & Forensic Practitioner Psychologist, and Graduate member of the British Psychological Society. He has extensive clinical experience working in forensic/correctional settings, providing individual and group psychotherapy, and managing multidisciplinary staffs. In addition to his post as Consultant Psychologist at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage, Dr. Monaco also works in independent private practice, particularly with patients who present with symptoms related to depression and mood disorders, sexual abuse and trauma histories, substance misuse/dependence, Internet addiction, and compulsive sexual behaviour. Dr. Monaco has developed specialist skills in psychological assessments and evaluations, marital/relationship psychotherapy, consulting military members and their families during deployments and/or reintegration, and teaching/supervising doctoral and masters level students. Education Sept 99 - Jan 04: Sept 94 - May 97: Sept 85 - Aug 89: California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco, California American Psychological Association Accredited Doctoral Program ``Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) ``Dissertation Topic: Understanding The Criminal Mind: Psychoanalytic Perspectives Regarding the Etiology and Treatment of Male Violent Psychopaths San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California ``Master of Science yspecialisation: Marriage and Family Therapy yemphasis: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Mental Health Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York ``Bachelor of Business Administration ymajor: Accounting; Minor: Business Computer Information Systems Clinical Experience Sept 09 Present Cygnet Hospital, Stevenage, Hertfordshire Consultant Psychologist ``Head of the Department of Psychology, provide direct line management to, and clinical supervision for, 5 psychologists and 2 assistant psychologists. ``Provide individual and group psychotherapy to adults hospitalised under the Mental Health Act 1983 (2007). ``Attend multidisciplinary team ward rounds, Care Plan Approach quarterly reviews, Mental Health Tribunals, and all patient treatment planning meetings. ``Perform full psychodiagnostic assessments, and suitability for admission evaluations conducted at off-site correctional and/or mental health facilities. ``Reorganised and implemented current Dialectical Behavioural Therapy programme; also provide the ongoing weekly consultation to participating staff. ``Attend and contribute to clinical governance and other hospital administrative committees. ``Responsible for monthly staff training and ward consultation for various clinical issues related to working with patients in a forensic setting. Feb 05 Aug 09 Monaco Clinical & Forensic Psychological Services, New York City, NY; San Francisco, CA Licensed Psychologist, Independent Practice ``Long-and short-term psychotherapy services to individual adults and couples. ``Psychodiagnostic assessments, child custody evaluations, sexual offender evaluations, peace/police officer disqualification appeal evaluations, Pre-bariatric surgery psychological evaluations. ``Expert witness testimony. ``Clinical supervision with doctoral level interns and externs. ``Adjunct professor for graduate and undergraduate academic coursework.
2 ``Short-term counselling to military members and their families on numerous installations via the Military & Family Life Consultant (MFLC) Program: yassist military personnel and their families with issues faced throughout the cycle of deployment, and reintegration with their community and families upon return. ychild & Youth Behavioural consultant in DODEA schools, child development centres, and after school programs for youth under age 18. yrelationship conflict, crisis intervention, stress management, grief and loss, financial problems. ypsycho-educational presentations on combat fatigue, reunion/reintegration, stress/coping, grief/ loss, and deployment to military commanders as requested. Nov 07 July 08 May 07 Nov 07 Los Angeles County Conditional Release Program, Gateways Hospital, Los Angeles CA Clinical Director ``Clinical supervision and program development for Los Angeles County Conditional Release Program. ``Extensive written forensic evaluations of patients deemed Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity, Incompetent to Stand Trial, and/or Mentally Disordered Sexual Offenders ``Conducted research, managed clinical staff, and provided specialised training to mental health professionals, attorneys, law enforcement, and community groups regarding forensic mental health issues. ``Responsible to develop, maintain, and managed program budget spending and analysis. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Los Angeles, California Senior Psychologist Supervisor ``Direct observation and supervision of clinical staff, in both the administrative and clinical domains, which included assessment of their clinical competencies and/or deficiencies. ``Monitored and improved the Quality Management System. ``Crisis intervention and ongoing treatment of patients in a correctional setting ``Provided training in cognitive behavioural/group/short-term treatment interventions. April 06 - April 07 Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Centre, Ward's Island, New York Licensed Psychologist ``Forensic assessment and report writing for risk assessment of Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity patients and Fitness to Proceed with Trial evaluations. ``Treatment and evaluation of Sexually Violent Predators (SVP), who were civilly committed after completing sentences in the correctional system. ``Comprehensive risk assessments for dangerousness and potential for re-offense. ``Member of a multi-disciplinary team, with ward responsibilities that included individual and group psychotherapy, family conferences, development of treatment plans, design of ward programs, and professional consultation. ``Psychological testing, forensic evaluations, and reports ``Expert testimony in criminal court. ``Supervised APA interns, pre-doctoral externs, and participated on the Hospital Forensic Committee. ``Developed and implemented research projects, trained of other staff, and performed other clinical tasks. June 05 - June 06 Riker's Island Prison Health Services, East Elmhurst, New York Clinical Supervisor ``Direct observation and supervision of clinical staff, in both the administrative and clinical domains, which included assessment of their clinical competencies and/or deficiencies. ``Provided psychological services to patients within the jail facilities who exhibited difficult or complex problems requiring a higher level of professional intervention. ``Orientation and ongoing training of clinical and Department of Corrections staff ``Program development, and monitored clinical documentation for regulatory compliance. Sept 03 - Sept 05 Saint Peter's University Hospital Child Protection Centre, New Brunswick, New Jersey Psychologist/Post-Doctoral Intern (Supervisor: Rachel Modiano, Psy.D.) ``Extensive Psychological evaluations on Family Services mandated referred individuals and families ``Adult, adolescent, and child perpetrators and/or victims of alleged abuse. ``Comprehensive interview, psychodiagnostic test battery, summary and treatment recommendations. ``Evaluations regarding the attachment relationships between children and their parents or caregivers. ``Expert testimony in family and/or criminal court proceedings. ``Presentations on child maltreatment to various community agencies. ``Organised and implemented doctoral internship program.
3 Pre-Doctoral Supervised Clinical Experience Sept 02 - Sept 03 Manhattan Psychiatric Centre, New York City, New York American Psychological Association Accredited Internship (Supervisor: Robert Kayne, Psy.D.) Psychology Intern ``Individual and group psychotherapy with severely, chronically mentally ill women and men on secure units. ``Risk and dangerousness assessments for patients being considered for discharge ``Major rotation of forensic patients declared Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity ``Research, training and supervision in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT). ``Provided long-term individual therapy at the facility s transitional outpatient clinic. ``Administered over ten extensive psychodiagnostic test batteries and reports. ``Research, development and implementation of sex offender treatment program. ``Co-authored one chapter in facility s sex offender treatment manual for clinical staff. ``Developed and implemented DBT Skills group for chronically mentally ill patients. ``Clinical supervision included one hour of individual supervision, one hour of psychodiagnostic testing supervision, two hours of group supervision, didactic training and case conference weekly. ``Case presentations, peer review, and weekly clinical trainings. Sept 01 - Aug 02 June 99 - Aug 02 The Psychological Services Centre, Oakland, California Family Violence Institute (Supervisor: Suzanne Pallak, Ph.D.) Psychology Trainee ``Individual and group psychotherapy to women, men, and children ``Domestic violence, child maltreatment, adults with history of childhood abuse ``Academic coursework and scientific analysis of contemporary research accompanied clinical training ``Research-based clinical interventions and treatment planning Jail Psychiatric Services, San Francisco, CA (Supervisor: Penny Hogg, Ph.D.) Psychiatric Counsellor/Mental Health Manager ``Emergency mental status evaluations, involuntary hospitalisations, crisis assessment and treatment ``Long- and short-term individual and group therapy with inmates in the County Jail system. ``Administered full psychodiagnostic test batteries under the supervision of a licensed psychologist. ``Primary supervisor for 20 on-call mental health workers in the Psychiatric Unit s 24-hour observation area. ``Individual, group, and psychological assessment supervision weekly. Teaching Experience Jan 07 - Present City University of New York, Hunter College, New York, NY Adjunct Professor (Abnormal Psychology; Human Sexuality) Jun 06 - Present Fall 06 - Present Spring 2001 Jan 98 - Apr 99 City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY Adjunct Professor (Psychology of Criminal Behaviour) Psychological Services Centre, Long Island University/C.W. Post, Brookville, NY Psychological Assessment Supervisor California School of Professional Psychology, Alameda CA Teaching Assistant - Cognitive Basis of Behaviour (Dr. Christopher D. Tori) California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego CA Teaching Assistant - Psychoanalytic Personality Theory (Dr. Gay Parnell, Professor) Research Experience Sept 00 - Jan 04 The Etiology and Treatment of Psychopathy ``Clinical dissertation research examining the historical background and theoretical understanding of the etiology and treatment of violent psychopaths. Nov 97 - Apr 99 Rehabilitation, Research & Training Centre on Mental Health for the Hard of Hearing or Late Deafened Research Assistant ``Assisted in data collection for ongoing research projects in the area of mental health issues for deaf and/or hard-of-hearing, and/or late-deafened individuals.
4 Master s Level Supervised Clinical Experience July 97 - Apr 99 The Lesbian & Gay Men s Community Centre, San Diego, CA HIV Mental Health Services (Supervisor: Howard Newsom, Ph.D.) MFT Registered Intern/Psychology Practicum I ``Provided long- and short-term psychotherapy to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered individuals and couples diagnosed with HIV and co-morbid mental health disorders. ``Relationship counselling and substance abuse treatment ``Co-facilitated psychotherapy groups for managing sexual behaviour and coping with HIV disease. Sept 96 - May 97 Sept 96 - May 97 Sept 95 - May 96 Catholic Charities Hearing Impaired Program, San Francisco, CA MFT Trainee (Supervisor: Millie Stansfield, MFT) ``Psychotherapy, case management, and crisis services to Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing adults, children, and families using American Sign Language. ``Intake interviews, psychosocial assessments, and co-facilitated group therapy with teens of deaf parents. ``Accompanying academic coursework analysing scientific literature regarding mental health service delivery with deaf patients. New Leaf Services/Operation Concern, San Francisco, CA AIDS Mental Health Program (Supervisor: Richard Mixon, Ph.D.) MFT Trainee ``Long-term and brief psychotherapy to Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered individuals and couples diagnosed with HIV disease and co-morbid mental health disorders. ``Intake interviews, psychosocial assessments, substance abuse treatment, and couples therapy. ``Administered symptom inventories used to measure efficacy of treatment interventions. ``Co-facilitated psychotherapy groups with sexually compulsive Gay and Bisexual men, as well as creative arts therapy groups for HIV positive men and men with Dissociative Identity Disorder. ``Collection and analysis of contemporary research regarding mental health issues of population. St. Mary s Hospital & Medical Centre, San Francisco, CA HIV Services (Supervisor: Melissa Holub, Ph.D.) MFT Trainee ``Provided individual and couple psychotherapy services to patients who were affected by, or infected with, the HIV/AIDS virus at all stages of infection. ``Multiple psychiatric diagnosis, substance abuse/dependence treatment, HIV-related mental health issues. ``Performed psychosocial assessments and evaluations of clinic patients, and referred clients to case managers and/or community organisations. ``Functioned as a member of an interdisciplinary team, and updated medical records and charts accordingly. Professional Presentations Oct 2006 Monaco, L. Treatment of Psychopathy. (Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Centre: New York, NY.) Apr 2004 Mar 2004 Jun 2003 Mar 2001 Monaco, L. Inside The Criminal Mind: Psychoanalytic perspectives on the etiology and treatment of violent psychopaths. (The British Psychological Society Annual Conference: London, UK.) Monaco, L. Childhood mood disorders. (2004 Foster and Adoptive Family Services Training Conference; Newark, NJ.) Monaco, L. Assessment and treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. (Department of Psychiatry, Manhattan Psychiatric Centre; New York, NY.) Cairns, J., DuBe, J., Monaco, L., & Steiner, R. Facts, Fantasy, and Fiction: Working in Forensics. (2001 Forensic Mental Healthcare Annual Convention; Asilomar, CA.)
5 Professional Affiliations & Other Skills Professional License yclinical Psychologist, New York State #16252 yclinical Psychologist, Illinois State # yclinical Psychologist, Florida State yclinical Psychologist, Hawaii State Professional Affiliations yamerican Psychological Association, Member ynational Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, Registrant #51658 yassociation for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers American Sign Language - Fluent yassessed by the State of California Department of Rehabilitation (1997). Computer Systems - Advanced yproficient with mainframe and personal computers, both PC and Mac, and most current software packages, particularly: ymicrosoft Windows; Mac OS X; Microsoft Office; most internet, , and network applications. Training and Continuing Education Certificate Program in Post-Combat Behavioral Health, Alliant International University June 2009 HCR-20 and Risk Assessment (Stephen Hart, Ph.D.) Monterey, CA March 2007 Psychopathy Checklist: Revised Scoring & Interpretation (Robert Hare & Adelle Forth) Utica, NY 12/13 Dec 2006 Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment Certification Elizabeth, NJ May-Oct 2005 Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Sexually Abused Children New Brunswick, NJ June 2004 Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment New Brunswick, NJ June 2004 Sexual Offender Assessment and Treatment Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center May 29/30, 2003 Psychopathy Checklist-Revised Administration and Scoring Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center, New York, NY Jan-Mar 2003 Latino Behavioral Health Care Annual Conference Sept 2001 Los Angeles, CA Time Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy San Francisco, CA (Hanna Levenson, Ph.D.) June 2001 Trauma and Personality Disorders San Francisco, CA April 2001
6 Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation of Intellectual, Personality, Psychodiagnostic, Parenting, and Forensic Assessment Measures Personality Assessment yantisocial Process Screening Device yadolescent Psychopathology Scale ybeck Depression Inventory - II ybuss-durkee Hostility Index ychildren s Apperception Test ychildren s Depression Inventory yclinical Assessment of Depression ydraw a Person/House, Tree, Person/Kinetic Family Drawing Tests yfeelings, Attitudes, and Behaviors Scale for Children yjessness Inventory Revised ymiller Forensic Assessment of Symptoms Test (M-FAST) ymillon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory Risk, Violence, and Sex Offender Assessment yabel & Becker Cognitions Scale yable Assessment for Sexual Interest-2 yadolescent Cognitions Scale ybumby Cognitive Distortions ychemical Dependency Assessment Profile ychild Empathy Test ychild Sexual Behavior Inventory yempathy for Women Test yhcr-20 yhare Psychopathy Checklist R 2nd Edition (Full, Screening, & Adolescent versions) ymillion Adolescent Clinical Inventory yminnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory II yminnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Adolescent ymultidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children ypaulhus Deception Scale ypersonal Problems Checklist ypersonality Assessment Inventory ypersonality Assessment Screener yrorschach Inkblot Test - Exner Comprehensive System yrotter Incomplete Sentence Blank Test ythematic Apperception Test yvalidity Indicator Profile yyouth Self-Report yhanson Sex Attitude Questionnaire yminnesota Sex Offender Screening Tool - Revised (MnSOST-R) yphase Sexual Attitudes Questionnaire ysexual Offender Risk Appraisal Guide ysonar ystatic-99 ysubstance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory 3 ysubstance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory - Adolescent ytrauma Symptom Checklist for Children ytrauma Symptom Inventory Cognitive Assessment ybender Visual Motor Gestalt Test ydevelopmental Test of Visual Motor Integration ykaufman Brief Intelligence Test II ypeabody Picture Vocabulary Test - III yshipley Institute of Living Scale ytest of Non-Verbal Intelligence - III ywechsler Adult Intelligence Scale - III ywechsler Intelligence Scale for Children III ywechsler Intelligence Scale for Children IV Parenting Skills Assessment yadult-adolescent Parenting Inventory II ychild Abuse Potential Inventory ychild Behaviour Checklist yparent-child Relationship Inventory yparent Report Card yparenting Stress Index