Dr. Zelechoski Joins The Trust’s Risk Management Team

Amanda D. Zelechoski Rockville, MD — May, 2016 — The Trust is pleased to welcome Amanda Zelechoski, J.D., Ph.D., ABPP to its team of risk management consultants. Through The Trust Practice and Risk Management Association (TrustPARMA) and The Trust’s Advocate 800 Service, Dr. Zelechoski will provide ethics and risk management consultations to psychologists insured through The Trust Sponsored Professional Liability Insurance Program. She will also be available to present workshops, webinars, and other educational content related to professional psychology.

Dr. Zelechoski is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist and attorney. Dr. Zelechoski received her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, her M.S. and Ph.D. from Drexel University, and her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute (Brookline, MA) and is board certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. She has worked clinically with adults, children, and families in inpatient, outpatient, and forensic settings.

Dr. Zelechoski is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Valparaiso University, where she also serves as coordinator of the Dual Degree Graduate Programs in Law and Psychology. She teaches a wide variety of courses, including ethics and professional development in psychology, and provides clinical supervision to graduate students. Her primary research interests include forensic and mental health assessment, at-risk, delinquent, and traumatized youth, child custody and child welfare, and the intersection of psychology, law, and public policy. She also conducts research related to best practices in teaching and training in the areas of psychology, law, and trauma. In addition to her teaching and research interests, Dr. Zelechoski conducts forensic and psychological evaluations and has provided training and consultation to numerous mental health, law enforcement, and correctional agencies.

Dr. Zelechoski joins Eric A. Harris, Ed.D., J.D.; Joe Scroppo, Ph.D., J.D.; and Daniel O. Taube, J.D., Ph.D. – the team providing the excellent content and services which have always been a part of The Trust’s Risk Management Program.

The Trust, established in 1962, offers insurance, financial security, and risk management programs for psychologists, psychology students, and related individuals nationwide. The Trust program is continually monitored by the Trustees – psychologists experienced in both practice and insurance needs and independent insurance experts – to ensure that coverage is broad and meets the ever changing environment in the discipline and profession of psychology.

For more information, contact The Trust at insurance@trustinsurance.com.