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Raymond Chip
Forensic Psychology
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Central Connecticut State University
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Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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1615 Stanley Street
New Britain
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United States
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About Me

Raymond Chip Tafrate, Ph.D. is a licensed Psychologist in Connecticut and New York and a Professor in the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department at Central Connecticut State University.  He frequently consults with state Criminal Justice agencies in the application of empirically supported treatment programs for adolescents and adults with difficult-to-change problems such as alcohol and drug dependence, intimate partner violence, anger, and persistent criminal behavior. He is also a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, a Fellow and Supervisor of the Albert Ellis Institute, and the co-chairperson of the criminal justice special interest group of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. His work on engaging, assessing, and treating justice-involved clients has been presented throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.  His most recent projects include: Forensic CBT: A Handbook for Clinical Practice (Wiley, 2014), The Criminogenic Thinking Profile (International Journal of Offender Therapy and Rehabilitation, 2012; Journal of Criminal Justice, 2013); The Anger Regulation and Expression Scale  (Multi-Health systems, 2010), Anger Management for Everyone: Seven Proven Ways to Control Anger and Live a Happier Life (Impact publishers, 2009), and Understanding Anger Disorders (Oxford University Press, 2006). 

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Introductory Training
Intermediate training
Advanced training
Training for Groups
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Criminal Justice
Mental Health
Training Interests
Justice-involved adults and adolescents; Assisting agencies and programs in creating effective and vibrant cultures where practitioners and clients can grow and thrive.
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