Psychology, Law, & Trauma Lab

Zelechoski, A. D., Wolbransky, M., & Riggs Romaine, C. L. (forthcoming, 2018). Activities for teaching psychology and law courses: A guide for instructors. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.  


Zelechoski, A. D., Riggs Romaine, C. L., & Wolbransky, M. (2017). Teaching psychology and law: An empirical evaluation of experiential learning. Teaching of Psychology, 44, 222-231.

Guy, L. S. & Zelechoski, A. D. (2017). Civil forensic assessment. In R. Roesch & A. N. Cook (Eds.), Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services. New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.


Zelechoski, A. D., Cox, A. & Harper, M. (2016). Placing undergraduate researchers in juvenile detention. CUR Quarterly, 36(4)

Zelechoski, A. D. (2016, Summer). Experiential learning in psychology and law. American Psychology-Law Society Newsletter: Teaching Tips (invited article).  

Zelechoski, A. D. (2015, November). Incorporating experiential learning into the classroom. Valparaiso Institute for Teaching and Learning (VITAL) Blog (invited guest blogger). 


*Freedle, A. & Zelechoski, A. D. (2015). Parenting capacity evaluation in Poland: A descriptive analysis. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 14, 181-192.

Zelechoski, A. D. (2015). Trauma, adverse experience, and offending. In K. Heilbrun, D. DeMatteo, & N. S. Goldstein (Eds.), APA Handbook of Psychology and Juvenile Justice (pp. 325-342). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Heilbrun, K., Zelechoski, A. D., & Slobogin, C. (2015). Insanity and diminished capacity: Scientific status. In D. Faigman, J. Blumenthal, E. Cheng, J. Mnookin, E. Murphy, & J. Sanders (Eds.), Modern scientific evidence: The law and science of expert testimony (pp. 39-111). St. Paul, MN: The West Group.

Zelechoski, A. D., Sharma, R., Baserra, K., Miguel, J., DeMarco, M., & Spinazzola, J. (2013). Traumatized youth in residential treatment settings: Prevalence, clinical presentation, treatment, and policy implications. Journal of Family Violence, 28, 639-652.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Serico, J. M., Riggs Romaine, C. L., Zelechoski, A. D., Kalbeitzer, R., Kemp, K., & Lane, C. (2013).  Development of the Juvenile Justice Anger Management (JJAM) Treatment for Girls. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 20, 171-188.

Zelechoski, A. D., Fuhrmann, G. S. W., Zibbell, R. A., & Cavallero, L. M. (2012). Evaluation for child custody: Using best practices in a worst-case scenario. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 12, 457-470.

Mayer Cox, J., Goldstein, N. E. S., Dolores, J., Zelechoski, A. D., & Messenheimer, S. (2012). The impact of juveniles’ ages and levels of psychosocial maturity on judges’ opinions about adjudicative competence. Law and Human Behavior, 36, 21-27.

D’Andrea, W., Sharma, R., Zelechoski, A. D., & Spinazzola, J. (2011). Physical health problems after single trauma exposure: When trauma takes root in the body. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 17, 378-392.

​Selected Lab Publications
*indicates student author