School of Psychology
Debbie Green, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey. She graduated from Fordham University, with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (specialization in Forensic Psychology) in 2010. Her research interests fall broadly in the area of forensic assessment, with a specific interest in methods of evaluating feigning and effort and violence risk.
My recent peer-reviewed publications include (Graduate students are indicated with an *):
*Grossi, L. M., Green, D., Schneider, M., Belfi, B., & Einzig, S. (Under Review). Personality, psychiatric, and cognitive predictors of length of time for competency to stand trial restoration. Assessment.
*Griswold, H., Green, D., Cruise, K., Belfi, B., Lam, J., *Grossi, L.,… *Iskander, E. (In Revision). Assessing risk for victimization in a forensic psychiatric setting using the Short Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START). Violence and Victims.
Green, D., Khadivi, A., & Schreiber, J. (In Revision). The use of violence risk assessment measures in civil psychiatric settings. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health.
*Grossi, L. M., Green, D., Einzig, S., & Belfi, B. (2016). Evaluation of the Response Bias Scale and Improbable Failure Scale in Assessing Feigned Cognitive Impairment. Psychological Assessment.
Gu, W., *Reddy, H. B., Green, D., Belfi, B., & Einzig, S. (In Press). Inconsistent responding in a criminal forensic setting: An evaluation of the VRIN-r and TRIN-r scales of the MMPI-2-RF. Journal of Personality Assessment.
Green, D., Schneider, M., Griswold, H., Belfi, B., Herrera, M., & DeBlasi, A. (2016). A comparison of the HCR-20V3 among female and male insanity acquittees: A retrospective file review study. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 15(1), 48-64..
*Grossi, L., Green, D., Belfi, B., McGrath, R., Wood, H., & Schreiber, J. (2015). Identifying aggression in forensic inpatients using the MMPI-2-RF: An examination of MMPI-2-RF scale scores and estimated psychopathy indices. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 14(4), 231-244.
*Nguyen, C. T., Green, D., & Barr, W. B. (2015). Evaluation of the MMPI-2-RF for detecting over-reported symptoms in a civil forensic and disability setting. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 29(2), 255-271.
*Schreiber, J., Green, D., Kunz, M., Belfi, B., & *Pequeno, G. (2015). Offense characteristics of incompetent to stand trial defendants charged with violent offenses. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 33, 257-278.
Green, D., Belfi, B, *Griswold, H., *Schreiber, J. M., Prentky, R., & Kunz, M. (2014). Factors associated with recommitment of NGRI acquittees to a forensic hospital. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 32(5), 608-626.
My recent book chapters include:
Vitacco, M. J., Green, D., Gottfired, E. M., Grisworl, H. (In Press). Psychopathy and conditional release. In A. Felthous & H. Sass. (Eds.) The Wiley International Handbook of Psychopathic Disorders and the Law, second edition. New York: Wiley.
Green, D. & *Grossi, L. Research. (In Press) In P. Zapf, G. Pirelli, & R. Beattey. (Eds). The Ethical Practice of Forensic Psychology: A Casebook. New York: Wiley.
Green, D. & Garcia-Mansilla, A. (2012) Diagnosis and treatment of women with personality disorders. In P. Lundberg-Love, K. Nadal, & M. Paludi (Eds.). Women and Mental Disorders (Vol 4; pp. 33-55). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Publishing.
The courses I currently teach include (all MA level courses):
Introduction to Forensic Psychology
Ethical Issues in Forensic Practice
Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility and Competency to Stand Trial
Special Topics in Forensic Psychology