Curriculum Vitae

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Education

Postdoctoral:
University of Washington School of Medicine
Forensic Clinical Psychology Program
Senior Fellow, 08/07-08/08, awarded 8/08

Internship/Residency:
University of Washington School of Medicine
APA-Accredited Program
Clinical Psychology Resident, 07/06-07/07, awarded 7/07

Graduate:
Washington State University
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
APA-Accredited Program, 08/03-07/07, conferred 7/07
University of Dayton
M.A. in Clinical Psychology
MPAC-Accredited Program, 08/96-08/98, conferred 8/98

Undergraduate:
Western Washington University
B.A. in Psychology (Cum Laude), 09/92-06/96, conferred 6/96

Licenses/Certifications

2008-present
Licensed Psychologist, WA (#3864)

2002-present
Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider, WA (#168)

2001-2009
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, WA (#4611)

Appointments & Privileges

2008-present
Harborview Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Privileges/Professional Medical Staff

2008-present
Child Study & Treatment Center
Forensic and Clinical Services
Clinical Privileges/Allied Professional Medical Staff

2008-2011
University of Washington School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Instructor

Clinical Experience

2010-present
Contract Psychologist, Washington Department of Social and Health Services/Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DSHS/DVR); Psychological and neuropsychological evaluations of adolescents and adults for disability determination and educational/vocational case planning.

2008-present
Forensic and Clinical Psychologist, Seattle, WA; Private practice focused on a variety of forensic and clinical services with a specialty in competence to stand trial and criminal responsibility evaluations (insanity , diminished capacity, infancy/capacity), risk assessment evaluations (sexual and non-sexual), juvenile transfer/declination evaluations, competence to waive Miranda rights evaluations, sexual deviancy/psychosexual evaluations and treatment, expert testimony, cognitive behavioral therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, consulting, and program development.

2008-present
Involuntary Treatment Act Court Evaluator, Harborview Medical Center; Evaluator and expert witness of adult inpatients for 14-day more restrictive petitions and revocation hearings for less restrictive orders pursuant to RCW 71.05.

2008
Behavioral Medicine Research Group, University of Washington School of Social Work/Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center; NIH-sponsored Clinical Psychologist/Interventionist in the delivery of a cognitive-behavioral randomized control trial designed to help children with stomach pain and other GI diagnoses and their families.

2007-2008
Postdoctoral Forensic Clinical Psychology Fellowship – University of Washington School of Medicine, Child Study & Treatment Center; Primary Supervisor: Ivan Kruh, Ph.D. Ancillary rotations with Indra Finch, Ph.D., Western State Hospital; and Richard Adler, M.D., Private Practice.

2000-2008
Timothy J. Kahn & Associates, Bellevue, WA; Associate in private practice focused on the evaluation and treatment of juvenile and adult sexual abusers.

2006-2007
Pre-doctoral Clinical Psychology Internship/Residency – University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Behavioral Medicine/Neuropsychology; Primary Supervisors: David Patterson, Ph.D., Chuck Bombardier, Ph.D., Dawn Ehde, Ph.D., Shelly Weichman, Ph.D., Myron Goldberg, Ph.D., Jo Ann Brockway, Ph.D., Jeffrey Sherman, Ph.D.

2006-2007
DBT Residency Training Program – University of Washington School of Medicine; Primary Supervisors: Kate Comtois, Ph.D., Paula Slater, M.D., Marty Hoiness, M.D.

2003-2006
Pre-doctoral Clinical Practicum Placements; Washington State University: Medical Psychology Program; Psychology Clinic; Drug/Alcohol Program; Neuropsychological Assessment Program; Counseling and Testing Services Program; Child Clinical Program.  Primary Supervisors: Bruce Wright, M.D., Leslie Robison, Ph.D., Paul Kwon, Ph.D., Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe, Ph.D.

1999-2003
Griffin Home Sexual Offense Residential Treatment Program, Friends of Youth, Renton, WA, Clinical Program Supervisor.

1998-2001
Fairfax Hospital, Kirkland, WA, Psychiatric Assessment Team (PAT) Clinician.

Teaching Experience

2007-present
Guest Trainer, University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, DBT Residency Training Program

2007-present
Guest Lecturer, University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

2009-2010
Guest Lecturer, University of Washington School of Law

2009
Guest Lecturer, Seattle University, Abnormal Psychology

2005
Course Instructor, Psychology 230 – Human Sexuality
Washington State University

2005
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Clinical Psychology, Washington State University

2004
Course Instructor, Psychology 361 – Principles of Development, Washington State University

2004
Course Instructor, Psychology 361 – Principles of Development, Washington State University

2003-2004
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Behavior Disorders of Children;
Introduction to Clinical Psychology, Washington State University

1994-1995
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Abnormal Psychology, Western Washington University

Research Experience

2003-present
Primary Investigator, Washington State University
Working on a research project to validate a questionnaire that measures the process of change for adolescents participating in specialized sexual-offense treatment.

2007-2008
Forensic Psychology Fellow Researcher, Child Study & Treatment Center, University of Washington School of Medicine.
Worked on a research project to examine the relationship between the Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (YLS/CMI) and clinical judgment of risk for criminal reoffense.

2006-2007
Psychology Resident Researcher, University of Washington School of Medicine.
Worked with David Patterson, Ph.D. and Mark Jensen, Ph.D. on a project related to studying virtual reality pain management within a trauma medical center.

2003-2005
Graduate Research Assistant, The Washington Institute For Mental Illness Research & Training (WIMIRT), Spokane, Washington.
Research assistant on the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic-Behavioral Health Services, Multisystemic Therapy (MST) Project for Hispanic youth with co-occurring disorders.

1996-1998
Graduate Researcher, Health Psychology Research Group, University of Dayton.

1995-1996
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Physiologic and Emotional Processing Project, Western Washington University.

1994-1996
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Adolescent’s Attitudes toward Drugs and Alcohol Study, Western Washington University.

Publications & Papers

Kemper, T. S., Oneal, B. J., Hardee Drew, C., & Kistner, J.A. (paper under review). Psychometric properties of the Treatment Progress Inventory for Adolescents who Sexually Abuse in an incarcerated sample.

Kemper, T. S. & Oneal, B. J. (in press). Examining risk of youth who sexually offend. In M. Calder (Eds.), Contemporary Practice with Young People who Sexually Abuse. Russell House Publishing, U.K.

Reeb, R. N., Folger, S. F., & Oneal, B. J. (2009). Behavioral summarized evaluation: An assessment tool to enhance multidisciplinary and parent-professional collaborations in assessing symptoms of autism. Children’s Health Care, 38(4), 301-320.

Oneal, B. J., Burns, G. L., Kahn, T. J., Rich, P., & Worling, J. R.  (2008). Initial Psychometric Properties of a Treatment Planning and Progress Inventory for Adolescents Who Sexually Abuse.  Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 20, 161-187.

Oneal, B. J., Patterson, D. R., Soltani, M., Teeley, A., & Jensen, M. P. (2008).  Virtual reality hypnosis in the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain: A case report.  International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 56 (4), 451-462.

Oneal, B. J., Reeb, R. N., Korte, J. R., & Butter, E. J.  (2006). Assessment of home-based behavior modification programs for Autistic children: Reliability and validity of the Behavioral Summarized Evaluation.  Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 32, 25-40.

Oneal, B. J., Burns, G. L., Parks, C. D., & Gartstein, M. A. (May, 2006). Development of a Treatment Progress Questionnaire for Juveniles with Sexual Behavior Problems.  Doctoral dissertation, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington.

Oneal, B. J., Burns, G. L., & Kahn, T. J.  (2006).  A Comprehensive Treatment Model for Juvenile Sexual Offenders: Tentative Guidelines from Empirical Findings and Clinical Practice.  Unpublished Manuscript.

Oneal, B. J., Reeb, R. N., Korte, J. R., & Butter, E. J. (July, 1998).  Behavior Modification for Autistic Youngsters:  An Identification of Factors Mediating Therapeutic Effectiveness.  Master’s thesis, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio.

Selected Presentations & Trainings

Oneal, B. J. (2011, September). Working with Forensic Mental Health Experts. Presentation made to defense attorneys and support staff affiliated with the King County Office of Public Defense – Invited presentation.

Oneal, B. J. (2011, June). Youth Sexuality: An Overview of Factors Related to Problematic Behavior, Risk Assessment, and Treatment. Presentation for the Foster Care Assessment Program Seminar Series – Invited presentation.

Oneal, B. J. (2011, May). Criminal Forensic Psychological Assessment. Presentation made to the University of Washington School of Medicine, Psychiatry Residency Program – Invited presentation.

Oneal, B. J. (2010, April). Mental Health Evaluations for the Court. Presentation made to the University of Washington School of Medicine, Psychiatry Residency Program – Invited presentation.

Oneal, B. J. (2009, December). Snapshot of Prevailing Research of Youth who Sexually Offend. Presentation made to the Washington State Senate, Human Services & Corrections Committee – Invited presentation.

Oneal, B. J. (2009, October). Examining risk, amenability, and treatment progress of youth who sexually offend. Paper presented at the annual research and treatment conference of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Dallas, TX – Invited presentation.

Kemper, T. S., Oneal, B. J., & Drew, C. (2009, October). Psychometric properties of the TPI-ASA in a sample of adjudicated adolescents. Poster presented at the annual research and treatment conference of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Dallas, TX.

Ambrose, K. D., Devlin, S., & Oneal, B.J. (2009, April). Juvenile Track. Presented at the Washington Defender’s Association Annual conference, Winthrop, WA – Invited presentation.

Oneal, B. J. (2008, November). Assessing Treatment of Youth Who Sexually Abuse. Paper presented at the annual workshop of the Oregon Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Oregon City, OR – Invited presentation.

Haun, J. J., Oneal, B. J., Kruh, I. P., Lexcen, F. J., & Cadle, C. D. (2008, August). Risk Opinions in Juvenile Forensic Evaluations: Comparison of the YLS/CMI and Structured Professionals Judgment of Risk. Poster presented at the Annual American Psychological Association conference, Boston, MA.

Oneal, B. J. (2008, July). The Capacity Defense in Juvenile Forensic Mental Health Evaluation. Child Study & Treatment Center, Lakewood, WA.

Oneal, B. J. (2008, January). Youth with Sexual Behavior Problems: A Primer.  Friends of Youth, Redmond, WA.

Oneal, B. J., Burns, G. L., Kahn, T. J., Rich, P., & Worling, J. R.  (2007, November).  Initial Psychometric Properties of the Treatment Progress Evaluation for Adolescents who Sexually Abuse.  Paper presented at the annual research and treatment conference of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, San Diego, CA.

Oneal, B. J.  (2007, August).  Youth who Sexually Abuse: A Better Understanding of Typology and Treatment.  King County Sexual Assault Resource Center, Renton, WA.

Oneal, B. J. & Burns, G. L. (2007, February).  Initial Psychometric Properties of a Treatment Planning and Progress Questionnaire for Adolescents who Sexually Abuse.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Washington State Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Blaine, WA – Invited presentation.

Oneal, B. J. (2006, June).  The Role of SSRIs in the Treatment and Attachment Process of Juvenile Offenders.  Griffin Home Training, Renton, WA.

Oneal, B. J., Burns, G. L., & Kahn, T. J. (2005, February).  Tentative Suggestions for a Comprehensive Treatment Model for Adolescents with Sexual Behavior Problems and Recommendations for Measuring Change.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Washington State Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Blaine, WA.

Oneal, B. J., Burns, G. L., & Kahn, T. J. (2005, February).  The Introduction of a Comprehensive Treatment Model for Adolescent Sexual Offenders.  Poster session presented at the annual conference of the National Adolescent Perpetration Network, Denver, CO.

Oneal, B. J. (2001, May).  Youth with Sexual Behavior Problems – an Advocates Approach.  Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Training, Seattle, WA.

Oneal, B. J. & Prael, T. J. (2000, October).  Integrating Chemical Dependency Treatment and Treatment of Youth with Sexual Behavior Problems.  Paper presented at the annual treatment conference for the Washington State Adolescent Chemical Dependency Treatment Providers, Leavenworth, WA.

Oneal, B. J., Reeb, R. N., Korte, J. R., & Butter, E. J. (1999, April).  Behavioral Summarized Evaluation:  Evidence of Construct Validity for a Measure of Autistic Symptomatology.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Oneal, B. J., Reeb, R. N., Korte, J. R., & Butter, E. J. (1999, April).  Behavior Therapy for Autism:  Factors Mediating Treatment Effects.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Specialized Training

2007-2008
Forensic Psychology and Law Seminar Series, University of Washington School of

Medicine/Western State Hospital

2006-2007
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Residency Training Program, University of Washington School of Medicine; Directed by Kate Comtois, Ph.D.

Awards/Honors

2006
Graduate Student Excellence Award, Washington State University

2005
Research Travel Award, Washington State University

2003
Service Recognition Award, Griffin Home, Friends of Youth

2000
Outstanding Staff Award, Friends of Youth

1999
Research Travel Award, University of Dayton

1996
Outstanding Senior in Psychology, Western Washington University

1993-1996
Deans List, Western Washington University

Fellowships/Grants

2003-2007
Laura Asbell Graduate Research Fellowship, Washington State University

2006
Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service Graduate Research Fellowship, Washington State University

2006
Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant, Washington Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

2005
Marchionne Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, Washington State University

1998
Summer Graduate Research Grant, University of Dayton

1997
Summer Graduate Research Grant, University of Dayton

Professional Organizations

2007-present
American Psychological Association Division 41, American Psychology-Law Society

2006-present
International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology

2003-present
Washington Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

2002-present
American Psychological Association

2000-present
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

Volunteer/Committee Experience

2009-present
Clinical Supervisor/Consultant, University of Washington School of Medicine, Juvenile Forensic Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

2009-present
Treasurer, Washington Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

2007-present
Clinical Supervisor/Consultant, University of Washington School of Medicine, DBT Residency Training Program

2006-present
Member, Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers Awards Committee

2007-2009
Member, Board of Directors, Washington Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

2006-2007
Psychology Resident on the University of Washington Internship Didactics Committee

2004-2006
Graduate Student Representative on the Washington State University Clinical Policy Committee

2004-2006
Graduate Student Representative on the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers Nominations Committee

Other Scholarly Activities

2008
Ad Hoc Reviewer
New York University Press; Book Review

2007
Ad Hoc Reviewer
American Psychology-Law Society 2008 Conference

2006
Ad Hoc Reviewer
International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis

2004-2006
Graduate Student Representative
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers Adolescent Treatment Standards/Guidelines Task Force

2004
Ad Hoc Reviewer
Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community

Brief Professional Biography

Dr. Brent J. Oneal is a Licensed Psychologist and Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider in Washington State. He earned a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Washington State University and completed his internship/residency and post-doctoral fellowship through the University of Washington School of Medicine, with his post-doctoral fellowship emphasis in forensic clinical psychology. He is currently on Clinical Medical Staff in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Harborview Medical Center and has Clinical Privileges at Child Study & Treatment Center. Dr. Oneal has over 11 years of direct forensic and clinical experience including specialized forensic psychological evaluation and sexual offense evaluation/treatment. He is presently the Treasurer for the Washington Association of Treatment for Sexual Abusers, is a former Board Member of that organization, and holds professional memberships in a variety of organizations including the American Psychological Association, American Psychology-Law Society, and the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers. He has published and presented work in the areas of forensic evaluation, risk assessment, developmental psychology, scale development, sexual-offense-specific evaluation and treatment, and medical psychology. Dr. Oneal currently maintains a private practice in Seattle, WA, and specializes in a variety of forensic and clinical activities. In addition, he presently works as a court evaluator through adult inpatient psychiatry at Harborview Medical Center and a contract psychologist for the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services/Division of Vocational Rehabilitation conducting psychological and neuropsychological evaluations.