William A Haas, Psy.D. Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Psychology and Independent Medical Examinations

Education:

Doctor of Psychology , Yeshiva University-Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology

Years in Practice:

37

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

5

Additional Information

Dr. Haas has been a psychologist for the past 37 years and is currently licensed in New York State. In his lengthy career, Dr. Haas has conducted thousands of psychological evaluations with children and adults. Although he has worked clinically with child and adult patients for many years, Dr. Haas now specializes in clinical and forensic psychological assessment. Major aspects of his practice include conducting independent medical examinations, court mandated criminal competency evaluations (CPL 730's), child custody evaluations, no-fault evaluations, worker’s compensation evaluations, disability evaluations, as well as record reviews for courts, attorneys, as well as insurance companies. Dr. Haas also provides expert witness testimony and has been admitted as well as testified in several courts in New York State (including Criminal, Supreme, and Family). He is currently certified by the New York State Mental Health Professionals Panel of the Appellate Division of the First and Second Departments to perform court related psychological evaluations. He is also certified by the Worker's Compensation Board of New York State to conduct independent medical examinations. Dr. Haas has conducted approximately three hundred IME's in his career thus far. He is also a current member of the New York State Office of the Professions, Psychology Licensing Board, mainly participating in disciplinary proceedings involving the conduct of licensed psychologists in the New York State. Dr. Haas also worked for 31 years in the public school system as a psychologist and has also served as Chairperson of the Committee on Special Education as well as the Section 504 Committee (as well as conducted private Independent Educational Evaluations for various school districts).