Adoption Expert Witnesses

Adoption expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on adoption. The adoption expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Adoption, Child Abuse, Developmental Disabilities, Forensic Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Social Work.

Dr. Charles (Karl) Lorbeer, PhD, LCSW, LICSW, DABFC

Massachusetts
Child Abuse, Social Work - Child custody, child abuse & neglect, suicide, medical management, social work malpractice, child protective services, mandated reporters, abuse investigations, suicide, addictions counseling, substance abuse services, foster care, adoption, academic management, medical management, guardianships.
● Call me now! (904) 287-8400! I am available to assist you immediately. You will love my genuine and empathetic style. I am able to present complex cases in a manner that is easy to understand and profound in their application to your case. ● NATIONAL EXPERT- cases in Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. child removals, adoption, foster care, suicide, child abuse, sex abuse, social work malpractice, psychotherapy, guardianships, elder abuse, psychiatric management, psych hospitals, assisted living facilities, medical administration and custody related cases. ●Additional Information Dr. Lorbeer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Counselors. He spent 25 years at The UF Health Academic Medical Center; one of the largest and most prestigious hospitals in the nation, where he evaluated 1000s of psychiatric cases in the emergency room, and was administrator of the Univ of Florida's Family Med...

Lisa Prock, MD, MPH Boston Children's Hospital

Wellesley, Massachusetts
Developmental Disabilities, Adoption - Adoption, Foster Care, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Autism, ADHD, Prenatal Toxin/Substance Exposure, Trauma, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disabilities
Lisa Albers Prock, MD, MPH is a Board Certified Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician and Director of the Developmental Medicine Center at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School as well as research experience. She has received awards for teaching and has extensive history of local and national teaching and leadership roles. Positions include: Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School; Director, Adoption Program, and Associate Medical Director, Developmental Medicine Center, Boston Children's Hospital; former Chairperson, Section on Adoption and Foster Care and current Executive Council Member, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP); co-author, Adoption Manual of the American Academy of Pediatrics; Clinical Director, Translational Neuroscience Center, Boston Children's Hospital. Her clinical practice includes extensive documentation review and frequent provision of 2nd/3rd/4th opinion. She has a history of providing consultation for both plaintiff and defense cases.

Dr. Charles (Karl) Lorbeer, PhD, LCSW, LICSW, DABFC

Harrisonville, Missouri
Child Abuse, Social Work - Child custody, child abuse & neglect, suicide, medical management, social work malpractice, child protective services, mandated reporters, abuse investigations, suicide, addictions counseling, substance abuse services, foster care, adoption, academic management, medical management, guardianships.
● Call me now! (904) 287-8400! I am available to assist you immediately. You will love my genuine and empathetic style. I am able to present complex cases in a manner that is easy to understand and profound in their application to your case. ● NATIONAL EXPERT- cases in Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. child removals, adoption, foster care, suicide, child abuse, sex abuse, social work malpractice, psychotherapy, guardianships, elder abuse, psychiatric management, psych hospitals, assisted living facilities, medical administration and custody related cases. ●Additional Information Dr. Lorbeer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Counselors. He spent 25 years at The UF Health Academic Medical Center; one of the largest and most prestigious hospitals in the nation, where he evaluated 1000s of psychiatric cases in the emergency room, and was administrator of the Univ of Florida's Family Med...

John Wilson, MD

New Jersey
Forensic Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry - Fitness for duty, criminal competency, violence risk assessment, firearms rights, civil competency, sentencing mitigation, sexual harassment, immigration evaluation, autism spectrum disorder, adoption, juvenile waiver to adult court, juvenile competency, IEP evaluation, psychiatric IME, delinquency
I am triple board certified in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry. In addition to my clinical private practice in Philadelphia, I have contributed as an adjunct professor at the Temple University School of Medicine, supervising psychiatric trainees. More recently, I have taken on the role of medical director at the CareLink Community Support Services Star Program in Norristown, PA. This program is dedicated to assisting individuals with serious mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and those with concurrent histories of sexual offenses and other criminal charges. Thanks to my extensive training and expertise, I am equipped to offer clinical treatments for individuals across all age groups, from children to adults. My specialization extends to conducting independent forensic evaluations in various settings, including psychiatric evaluations for employment-related fitness for duty assessments, individualized education programs (IEPs), an...

Adiaha Spinks-Franklin, MD, MPH, FAAP DBP Doc, PLLC Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Education, Consultation, and Training

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Pediatrics, Developmental Disabilities - Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, domestic adoption, special education school services, premature infants, adoption, foster care, child trauma, racism, bullying, autism, intellectual disability, genetic disorders, learning problems, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, intercountry adoption
I am a board-certified Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician with 20 years of experience and expertise in developmental disabilites, behavioral conditions, child trauma, racism, adoption and foster care.

John Wilson, MD

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Forensic Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry - Fitness for duty, criminal competency, violence risk assessment, firearms rights, civil competency, sentencing mitigation, sexual harassment, immigration evaluation, autism spectrum disorder, adoption, juvenile waiver to adult court, juvenile competency, IEP evaluation, psychiatric IME, delinquency
I am triple board certified in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry. In addition to my clinical private practice in Philadelphia, I have contributed as an adjunct professor at the Temple University School of Medicine, supervising psychiatric trainees. More recently, I have taken on the role of medical director at the CareLink Community Support Services Star Program in Norristown, PA. This program is dedicated to assisting individuals with serious mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and those with concurrent histories of sexual offenses and other criminal charges. Thanks to my extensive training and expertise, I am equipped to offer clinical treatments for individuals across all age groups, from children to adults. My specialization extends to conducting independent forensic evaluations in various settings, including psychiatric evaluations for employment-related fitness for duty assessments, individualized education programs (IEPs), an...

Adiaha Spinks-Franklin, MD, MPH, FAAP DBP Doc, PLLC Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Education, Consultation, and Training

Texas
Pediatrics, Developmental Disabilities - Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, domestic adoption, special education school services, premature infants, adoption, foster care, child trauma, racism, bullying, autism, intellectual disability, genetic disorders, learning problems, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, intercountry adoption
I am a board-certified Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician with 20 years of experience and expertise in developmental disabilites, behavioral conditions, child trauma, racism, adoption and foster care.