Lisa Boesky, PhD Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Psychology and Correctional Healthcare

Specialty Focus: suicide, jail suicide, prison suicide, substance abuse facility suicide, mental health facility suicide, psychiatric hospital suicide, juvenile detention suicide, juvenile corrections suicide, hanging, asphyxiation, suicide standard of care, correctional suicide, suicide risk assessment

Education: PhD, Wayne State University; MA, Wayne State University; BA, University of California, Santa Barbara

Years in Practice: 20+


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National thought leader on Suicide within correctional, substance abuse and mental health treatment facilities. Licensed clinical psychologist with vast public speaking and teaching experience. Conducts “Suicide Vulnerability Assessments” in correctional and residential treatment settings, and consults on suicide prevention programs and strategies. Develops and delivers conference keynote addresses, plenaries and workshops focused on suicide-related issues, and provides suicide prevention training programs to professionals (e.g., substance abuse, mental health, juvenile justice, medical, education, social services) across the country. Served as an opinion source for CNN, CNN International, Fox News, CBS News, ABC News, USA Today, US News & World Report and more. Well published. Experienced expert witness.