A deeper understanding of wrongdoing.
Determining the level of culpability and appropriate consequences for criminal behavior demands an accurate assessment of both the capacity and impairment of the defendant. If your legal team needs a clear and comprehensive report that allows the Court to truly understand your client’s role in criminal matter, or their degree of culpability, call Dr. Alan Tepp for:
- Psychological evaluations of persons arrested
- Diminished mental capacity evaluations
- Domestic violence evaluations
- Evaluation of victims of sexual abuse
- Evaluation of persons who are allegedly sexual abusers
- Investigations of child abuse
- Investigations of parental alienation
A better understanding of criminal behavior.
Over his distinguished, 35-year career, Dr. Tepp has developed focused forensic interviews based in relevant research that reveal salient facts and state clear and well-reasoned conclusions. Drawing on his extensive clinical experience with people in crisis and his lifelong study of the human mind, Dr. Tepp is able to provide the Court with an unbiased assessment of an individual’s culpability as well as any attenuating factors the Court should consider.
Dr. Alan Tepp will always provide you with a fair, factual, and forthright evaluation and assessment of the most troubled individuals in situations that resulted in criminal action. His Criminal Responsibility Evaluations are backed by extensive third-party information, including police reports and other collateral sources, and go further to offer the Court the full picture. Dr. Tepp utilizes a variety of valid, reliable measures such as the SIRS, TOMM, RCRAS, and VIP and sorts out complex issues others might miss.
When determining competency to stand trial, Dr. Tepp utilizes both nomothetic tools such as the ECST-R or MacCAT-CA alongside idiographic instruments like the FIT-R, GCCT, CAI, or CST, and careful, thorough interviews.
If Dr. Tepp is called upon to offer guidance on conditional release cases, he digs deep, utilizes forensic interviews, and grounds conclusions in research to reach a violence risk assessment. Aware of the potential impact of his reporting not just on the life of the defendant but upon society at large, he takes an in-depth and open-minded look at past aggressions and offenses in assessing the likelihood of recidivism. Dr. Tepp has utilized a number of psychological testing measures such as the HCR-20, SVR-20, SORAG, VRAG, PCI-R, PCR, or the ERASOR.
A trusted voice at trial.
Dr. Tepp’s Evaluations in matters of criminal responsibility utilize professional standards in NYS Law and yield clearly expressed and easily understood fact-based reasoning. These evaluations often allow attorneys to avoid the uncertain outcome of a trial. And should a trial be needed, Dr. Tepp has been able to stand strong up against cross-examination from an ADA and share his findings without adding unnecessary complications to the case.
You can change everything in someone’s life by scheduling a confidential consultation. If you need to determine the appropriate consequences for criminal behavior, talk to Dr. Alan Tepp today.