Richard Frederick



Richard Frederick

Affiliate Faculty

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Forensic Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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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 History
Degree Institution
B.S. 1980, David Lipscomb College
Ph.D. 1986, Oklahoma State University
M.S. 2004, Texas A&M University
Psychologist, Missouri
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Forensics/Law Enforcement Forensic Psychology
Mental Health/Psychopathology/Clinical Psychology Assessment/Psychological Testing
Personality Disorders

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.

Professional Skills
Assessment, Forensic Psychology, Military Psychology, Personality Assessment