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Raymond Chip
Forensic Psychology
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Central Connecticut State University
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Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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1615 Stanley Street
New Britain
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United States
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About Me

Raymond Chip Tafrate, Ph.D. is a licensed Psychologist in Connecticut and New York and a Professor in the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department at Central Connecticut State University. He is on the advisory board of the forensic special interest group for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, a diplomate of the National Anger Management Association, the editorial board for Criminal Justice and Behavior, a Fellow and Supervisor at the Albert Ellis Institute in New York City, and a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. Dr. Tafrate frequently consults with criminal justice agencies and programs, community mental health centers, and private practices, and has trained thousands of professionals to work more effectively with adolescents and adults with difficult-to-change problems such as anger dysregulation and criminal behavior. He has presented his research throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. His most recent books are: Anger management for everyone (2nd ed.): Ten proven strategies to help you control anger and live a happier life (2019; New Harbinger); The practitioner's guide to anger management: Customizable interventions, treatments, and tools for problem anger (2019; New Harbinger)CBT with justice-involved clients: Interventions for antisocial and self-destructive behaviors (2018; Guilford Press), and Forensic CBT: A handbook for clinical practice (2014; Wiley).

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Introductory Training
Intermediate training
Advanced training
Training for Groups
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Criminal Justice
Mental Health
Training Interests
Community corrections and treatment programs for justice-involved adolescents and adults; and assisting agencies and programs in creating vibrant cultures where practitioners and clients can grow and thrive.
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