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Richard Frederick

Richard Frederick

Affiliate Faculty
  • Affiliate Faculty
    Forensic Psychology Department
  • The Chicago School Chicago
    The Chicago School Online
Department
Forensic Psychology
Address
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza Chicago, IL 60654
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza
Office Location
Office Phone
On-campus Ext.
Email
rfrederick@thechicagoschool.edu
Website
Biography
Richard Frederick, Ph.D., is a forensic psychologist in Springfield, Missouri, where he is in private practice. He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a doctorate in clinical psychology in 1986. He completed his internship at Naval Hospital Bethesda, Maryland. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in forensic psychology at the Whiting Forensic Institute in Middletown, Connecticut. He retired from the U.S. Navy as a Captain in 2008, with four tours of duty in support of Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. He retired from the Department of Justice, U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners, in 2012. Dr. Frederick is board certified in forensic psychology (American Board of Professional Psychology). He is past president of and National Chair of Examinations for the American Board of Forensic Psychology (2006-2011). Since 2008, he is co-chair of continuing education for the American Academy of Forensic Psychology. He serves on APA’s Committee for Psychological Testing and Assessment (2011-2013). Dr. Frederick is author of the Validity Indicator Profile, a forensic assessment instrument in worldwide distribution.
Education
  • B.S., Psychology, 1980, David Lipscomb College
  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 1986, Oklahoma State University
  • M.S., Mathematics, 2004, Texas A&M University
Licensure(s)
  • Psychologist, Missouri
Areas Of Expertise

Selected Presentations

  • Frederick, R. I. (2012, March). Effect of response bias on measures of IQ and memory capacity. Paper presented at the 2012 American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico. 
  • Frederick, R. I. (2012, March). Practical issues in using mixed group validation to evaluate feigning indicators. Symposium presented at the 2012 American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico. 
  • Ragatz, L., & Frederick, R. I. (2012, March). Using mixed group validation to estimate test diagnostic efficiencies of Reliable Digit Span. Paper presented at the 2012 American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico. 
  • Maney, S., Ragatz, L., & Frederick, R. I. (2012, March). Using mixed group validation to estimate test diagnostic efficiencies of MMPI F-family indicators. Paper presented at the 2012 American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico. 
  • Frederick, R. I., & Ragatz, L. (2012, March). Using mixed groups validation to validate tests of feigned memory problems. Paper presented at the 2012 American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico. 
  • Frederick, R. I. (2009, March). Validating psychological tests without criterion groups. Symposium presented at the 2009 American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Antonio, Texas. 
  • Gaines, M., Frederick, R., & Giles, C. (2009, March). Validating the SIRS with MGV using the M-FAST as an estimator of base rate. Paper presented at the 2009 American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Antonio, Texas. 
  • Pivovarova, E., Frederick, R., & Rosenfeld, B. (2009, March). Can the MMPI-2 improve interpretation of invalid protocols on the VIP? Paper presented at the 2009 American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Antonio, Texas. 
  • Frederick, R. I., & Steinberg, J. (2009, March). Using mixed group validation to evaluate classification rates of the Word Memory Test. Paper presented at the 2009 American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Antonio, Texas. 
  • Tyner, E., & Frederick, R. I. (2009, March). Validating MMPI-2 validity scores using the SIRS as an estimators of base rate. Paper presented at the 2009 American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

Select Publications

  • Frederick, R. I., & Bowden, S. (2009). Using the Test Validation Summary to explore constructs in symptom validity tests. Journal Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 24, 105-122. 
  • Frederick, R. I., & Bowden, S. (2009). The Test Validation Summary. Assessment, 16, 215-236. 
  • Frederick, R. I., & Speed, F. M. (2007). On the interpretation of below-chance responding in forced-choice tests. Assessment, 14, 3-11. 
  • Wynkoop, T. F., Frederick, R. I., & Hoy, M. (2006). Improving the clinical utility of the SIRS cognitive items: Preliminary reliability, validity, and normative data in pretrial and clinical samples. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 21, 651-656. 
  • Strong, D. R., Glassmire, D. M., Frederick, R. I., & Greene, R. L. (2006). Evaluating the latent structure of the MMPI-2 F(p) scale in a forensic sample: A taxometric analysis. Psychological Assessment,18, 250-261. 
  • Frederick, R. I. (2002). Review of the Validity Indicator Profile. Journal of Forensic Neuropsychology, 2, 125-145. 
  • Frederick, R. I. (2002). A review of Rey’s strategies for detecting malingered neuropsychological impairment. Journal of Forensic Neuropsychology, 2, 1-25. 
  • Frederick, R. I. (2001). Comment on Faulder Colby “Using the binomial distribution to assess effort: Forced-choice testing in neuropsychological settings.” NeuroRehabilitation, 16, 309. 
  • Cochrane, R. E., Grisso, T., & Frederick, R. I. (2001). The relationship among criminal charges, diagnoses, and psycholegal opinions among federal pretrial detainees. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 19, 565-582. 
  • Frederick, R. I. (2000). A personal floor effect strategy to evaluate the validity of performance on memory tests. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 22, 720-730.