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Talks at Twelve: Barry Burkhart, Thursday, April 18, 2013

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An Outline of an Empirically Oriented Assessment and Treatment Program for Adolescent Sex Offenders
Barry Burkhart, Psychology Department, Auburn University

Thursday, April 18, 2013
12:00pm-1:00pm
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room


Lunch will be served. This event is open to all. Parking is available in the metered lot of The Plantations across Forest Home Drive.

Dr. Burkhart has broad recent interests in assessment and treatment of problems resulting from violence and victimization.In this talk he will draw on his unique expertise and experience in the programmatic development and assessment of adolescent sex offenders while serving as consultant to the juvenile sex offender treatment program at Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida, at the Bullock County Correctional Facility, and at the Alabama Department of Corrections where he was appointed to the board of its first adult sex offender treatment program. Since 1999, Dr. Burkhart has been the director of the Accountability Based Sex Offender Program – a treatment program for juvenile sex offenders incarcerated in a state training school.

Barry Burkhart received his B.S. in Psychology in 1970 and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1974, both from Florida State University. He completed his internship in Clinical Psychology at the University of Southern California Los Angeles County Medical Center. Dr. Burkhart has been on the faculty of the Department of Psychology at Auburn University since 1974 and served as department chair from 2002-2008. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Divisions 12 and 29, and a Fellow of the Academy of Clinical Psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology.

He is a founding partner of a large psychology practice and has been a practicing clinician since 1975.

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