Wendy Schiffman is the Associate Chair of the Department of Forensic Psychology. Prior to joining The Chicago School, Dr. Schiffman worked for Northwestern University conducting juvenile justice and child protection evaluations at Cook County Juvenile Court Clinic. She also worked for the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where she conducted forensic evaluations at Bridgewater State Hospital. Furthermore, Dr. Schiffman was a fellow and subsequent instructor in psychology at Harvard University Medical School, where she conducted forensic evaluations at Boston Juvenile Court Clinic and the Law and Psychiatry Service. Her areas of clinical interest and expertise include: competency to stand trial, determination of criminal responsibility, ability to await trial or serve a sentence in a penal environment, aid-in-sentencing, and child custody evaluations. Dr. Schiffman received a Psy.D. from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in 1999.