Dr. Glenn Scott Lipson dreams of a world free of sexual violence, working each day to see that dream realized. An Internationally recognized expert in Forensic Psychology, Dr. Lipson translates psychological research into actionable, evidence-based practices that significantly reduce violence in the communities he partners with.
Dr. Lipson’s spent three decades tackling violence from all fronts, an internationally recognized expert in the prevention, intervention, and prosecution of violent crimes, he works with criminal and civil courts, the district attorney, law enforcement agencies, and schools, and in civil cases where there were claims of abuse by individuals from the clergy, teachers, Boy Scouts, and the medical professions. As an expert witness, speaker, trainer, and advisor, he’s testified in court marshals, regulatory hearings and submitted briefs through counsel to the United States Supreme Court. Dr. Lipson co-authored the Risk Assessment Guidelines for Evaluating – Violence (RAGE-V) for the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals, and is one of the founding members of the San Diego District Attorney cyber assessment team which created protocols to integrate digital data to assist in the prevention, intervention, and prosecution of crimes.
Dr. Lipson completed his Ph.D. in Psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant University, and since earned the status of Diplomate in Forensic Psychology. His doctoral dissertation focused on the psychological impact of the San Ysidro Massacre for first responders. Following graduation, Dr. Lipson worked as a staff psychologist for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Karl Menninger School of Behavioral Sciences, then took a role as the resident psychologist in the Law and Psychiatry Department. Since then, Dr. Lipson’s served as faculty and Program Director for the California School of Forensic Studies, founder of Making Right Choices offering training on ethical and boundary violations which lead to misconduct, and an Academy for boundary violators.
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