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James F. Degroot

State Mental Health Director

Department of Corrections

HQ Phone:  (404) 656-4661

Email: d***@***.us

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Department of Corrections

300 Patrol Road

Forsyth, Georgia,31029

United States

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Background Information

Employment History

United Behavioral Health Solutions (UBHS)


President

International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology


Director of the Child Psychology Internship Rotation

Eisenhower


Director of Psychology Internship Rotations

Medical College of Georgia


Affiliations

Georgia State University

Member of Institutional Review Board


Education

Clinical Child Psychology

Wright State University


B.A.

Cardinal Stritch University


M.A.

Antioch University


PhD

Catholic University of America


Web References(14 Total References)


Correctional Health Care Leadership Institutes 2013 | National Commission on Correctional Health Care

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James DeGroot, PhD, State Mental Health Director, Georgia Department of Corrections
Dr. DeGroot, a licensed psychologist, has worked in correctional mental health for 26 years. He worked for seven years at Georgia's maximum security prison and has been the state mental health director for 19 years. He has testified for the PREA Commission, at NIC hearings and as a defendant expert for state DOCs in federal court. Dr. DeGroot serves on a number of boards and committees that are working to enhance public mental health and public safety, reduce recidivism and facilitate reentry (e.g., the Crisis Intervention Team Advisory Board, Georgia's Mental Health Planning and Advisory Council, the Association of Correctional Mental Health Administrators' Administrative Committee and the Georgia NAMI Board of Directors). He is the president-elect of the International Association of Correctional and Forensic Psychology.


Our Providers | UBHS Telepsychiatry

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Dr. James F. Degroot, Ph.D.
Dr. DeGroot received his doctorate in 1984 in Developmental Child Psychology. He did postdoctoral study at Wright State University in 1983- 1984 in Clinical Child Psychology. While in the U.S. Army, he had faculty appointments in the Child Psychiatry Fellowship Programs at Letterman Army Medical Center and Eisenhower Army Medical Center, and subsequently at the Medical College of Georgia. He was also the Director of the Child Psychology Internship rotation at Eisenhower from 1985 to 1987 and at the Medical College of Georgia from 1987 to 1990. ? Dr. DeGroot has been the Director of Mental Health for Georgia's Department of Corrections for 16 years. He was the point person in updating and implementing Georgia's Correctional Mental Health policies and procedures during civil rights class action lawsuits from 1994-1998 and 2002- 2004. In addition to focusing on the delivery of mental health care within Georgia's prisons, he has also been involved in a number of initiatives to lower the incarceration rate of mental health consumers and enhance re-entry programs.


Correctional Health Care Leadership Institutes for Physicians and Health Administrators | National Commission on Correctional Health Care

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James DeGroot, PhD, State Mental Health Director, Georgia Department of Corrections
Dr. DeGroot, a licensed psychologist, has worked in correctional mental health for 26 years. He worked for seven years at Georgia's maximum security prison and has been the state mental health director for 19 years. He has testified for the PREA Commission, at NIC hearings and as a defendant expert for state DOCs in federal court. Dr. DeGroot serves on a number of boards and committees that are working to enhance public mental health and public safety, reduce recidivism and facilitate reentry (e.g., the Crisis Intervention Team Advisory Board, Georgia's Mental Health Planning and Advisory Council, the Association of Correctional Mental Health Administrators' Administrative Committee and the Georgia NAMI Board of Directors). He is the president-elect of the International Association of Correctional and Forensic Psychology.


Our Psychologists | United Psychology Center

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James F. Degroot, Ph.D.
James F. DeGroot, PhD Dr. DeGroot earned his B.A. from Cardinal Stritch University in 1974, his M.A. from Antioch University in 1977, and his Ph.D. from Catholic University of America in 1984. He conducted his postdoctoral study at Wright State University in 1983-1984. He has been a licensed psychologist in Georgia since 1986. Dr. DeGroot served in the U.S. Army from 1981 to 1987. During that time he had faculty appointments in the Child Psychiatry Fellowship Programs at Letterman Army Medical Center, Eisenhower Army Medical Center, and the Medical College of Georgia. He was also the Director of the Child Psychology Internship rotation at Eisenhower from 1985 to 1987. After leaving the Army, he accepted a job with the Medical College of Georgia from 1987 to 1990. From 1988 to the present, Dr. DeGroot has maintained a private practice in Augusta, St. Simons, Forsyth, and Atlanta. For 6 years, from 1988 to 1994, he worked as a psychology consultant at Georgia's maximum security prison and for the last 18 years he has been the Director of Mental Health for Georgia's Department of Corrections. He was the "point person" in updating and implementing Georgia's Correctional Mental Health policies and procedures during civil rights litigation between 1994 and 2004. In addition to coordinating on the delivery of mental health services within Georgia's correctional system, he has also provided expert testimony in federal court on a number of civil rights cases, in a federal hearing on the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), and in superior court on competence and responsibility cases. He has also worked with The Moss Group conducting PREA audits in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (PREA) Facilities. Dr. DeGroot currently serves on a number of Boards / Committees which are working to enhance public mental health & public safety, reduce recidivism, and facilitate re-entry (i.e. The Crisis Intervention Team Advisory Board, Georgia's Mental Health Planning and Advisory Council, The Crisis Intervention Team Steering Committee, The Association of Correctional Mental Health Administrators' Steering Committee, and the Georgia NAMI's Board of Directors).


James F. Degroot, Ph.D. | United Psychology Center

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James F. Degroot, Ph.D.
James F. Degroot, Ph.D. Dr. DeGroot received his doctorate in 1984 in Developmental Child Psychology. He did postdoctoral study at Wright State University in 1983-1984 in Clinical Child Psychology. While in the U.S. Army, he had faculty appointments in the Child Psychiatry Fellowship Programs at Letterman Army Medical Center and Eisenhower Army Medical Center, and subsequently at the Medical College of Georgia. He was also the Director of the Child Psychology Internship rotation at Eisenhower from 1985 to 1987 and at the Medical College of Georgia from 1987 to 1990. Dr. DeGroot has been the Director of Mental Health for Georgia's Department of Corrections for 16 years. He was the point person in updating and implementing Georgia's Correctional Mental Health policies and procedures during civil rights class action lawsuits from 1994-1998 and 2002-2004. In addition to focusing on the delivery of mental health care within Georgia's prisons, he has also been involved in a number of initiatives to lower the incarceration rate of mental health consumers and enhance re-entry programs.


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