LEE A. UNDERWOOD, PSY.D., CSOTP, is a licensed clinical psychologist in several states and certified sex offender treatment provider and is affiliated with Regent University School of Psychology and Counseling and Successful Journeys Integrated Care. He is nationally recognized for his training programs, books, and articles on treating culturally diverse youth who have sexually abused others and for treating victims of sexual abuse. He has 30 years of experience counseling adolescents and has published over 60 professional articles in refereed journals, 20 scholarly activities including monographs, technical reports and training manuals and has authored four books on adolescents. Dr. Underwood’s most recent work is the SMART Guide to Adolescent Recovery and Treatment: The Participant’s Manual and Treatment Manual for Juveniles with Sexual Behavior Problems, both publications for Cognella Publishers. His written work has focused on juvenile sex offending, adolescent mental health and substance use, trauma needs of females, forensic and cultural needs of persons involved in the juvenile justice and mental health systems.
Dr. Underwood has served as an executive clinical officer for several large residential treatments, juvenile justice and criminal justice programs for adolescents and adults. He has been recognized by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), American Institutes for Research (AIR) and the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) as one of the leading program innovators for juvenile justice and community treatment programs.
DISCLOSURE: Financial: Receives a speaking honorarium from Vyne Education Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.