Lisa Boesky, PhD, specializes in Suicide within Correctional Facilities--Jails, Juvenile Justice and Prisons. She focuses on wrongful death cases related to deliberate indifference, negligence, and the standard of care, and works on both defense and plaintiff cases. Dr. Lisa is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years of experience. She has consulted on mental health and Suicide Prevention programs within correctional facilities, including multiple correctional class-action lawsuits. She provides "Suicide Vulnerability Assessments" within correctional facilities to assess their suicide prevention practices and consults with them on how to improve those practices when necessary.
Dr. Lisa Boesky Interviewed by Marcia Clark
Dr. Lisa has developed and delivered over 140 "conference" keynotes and workshops, and over 125 full-day or multi-day "training" programs. She serves as an opinion source for national media including CNN, CNN International, Wall Street Journal, Fox News, USA Today, and US News & World Report among others. She is the author of 25 publications, including books, articles and national training curriculums.
Litigation Support - Dr. Lisa is an experienced forensic consultant and expert witness (defense and plaintiff cases) related to Suicide Deaths in Jail, Juvenile Justice and Prisons. She takes complex clinical information grounded in research and communicates it to non-clinical professionals in a practical, engaging and user-friendly manner.
Ideal Client Engagement:
Attorney representing / defending a Jail, Juvenile Detention Facility or Prison where a Suicide has occurred and the family is suing (Defense cases).
Attorney who is representing / fighting for a family whose loved one killed themselves while residing in a Jail, Juvenile Detention Facility or Prison (Plaintiff case).
If you need additional information about Dr. Lisa, her services, or a copy of her Curriculum Vitae, please contact her.
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