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									                               CURRICULUM VITAE

                       MICHAEL ROBERT RODRIGUEZ, Ph.D.
                         Licensed Clinical Psychologist

                            3900 Juan Tabo NE, Suite 12
                             Albuquerque, NM 87111
                    Office: (505) 275-6405/ Fax: (505) 298-3939


University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Ph.D., 1981
     Major Area:           Clinical Psychology
     Minor Area:           Learning
     Minor Area:           Neuropsychology
     Languages:            English and Spanish

University of Southern California/Los Angeles County Medical Center; Pre-
Doctoral Internship, 1980-81

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico; M.A., 1978

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico; B.A., Psychology, 1974,
With Honors


New Mexico Department of Education, since 1987, Certified Psychological
Consultant, License No. 098682, Type of License: 906, Level 3A

New Mexico Board of Psychologist Examiners, 1982, License #268


American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship, 1977-80
Student Intern for Congressman Henry B. Gonzales, 1978
Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology, 1974
Dean’s List, New Mexico State University, 1972-74


University of Southern California/Los Angeles County Medical Center
(September, 1980 through August, 1981). Intensive training in an outpatient
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setting with one-half time devoted to adults and one-half time devoted to
children’s services. Special emphasis placed on individual and group
psychotherapy with minority and Spanish-speaking clients. Duties also included
assessments of children and adults, rotation through emergency room intake,
and community treatment in satellite facilities. Included experiences with
treatment of Medical Patients with psychosomatic involvement, treatment of
adolescents in gangs. Supervision by Drs. Carlos Saucedo, Elaine Eaton, Jerome
Oziel, Henry Slucki, and Michael Maloney.


October 1985 to Present: Clinical and Forensic Psychologist: Provision of
custody evaluations, forensic evaluations, and psychological evaluations of
adults, adolescents and children in English and Spanish. Evaluations conducted
in both English and Spanish. Types of evaluations include evaluation of parents
in child abuse and neglect cases, evaluation of children in abuse and neglect
cases, custody evaluations for family court, evaluation of sexual offenders, and
competency evaluations. Provision of expert witness testimony in Albuquerque,
Gallup, Los Lunas, Taos, and Santa Fe. Referrals from United States Attorney,
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Children, Youth and
Families Department, Office of the Public Defender, private attorneys, judges,
and physicians in Bernalillo, Valencia, Santa Fe, and Torrance counties.


       United States Attorney
       Responsible for Forensic Evaluation of clients from the United States
       Attorney Office. Evaluations in English and Spanish include Competency
       Evaluations, Sex Offender Evaluations, and evaluations for sentencing.
       Expert Witness Testimony also provided.

       New Mexico Public Defender Department
       Responsible for Forensic Evaluation of clients from the New Mexico Public
       Defender Department. Evaluations in English and Spanish include
       Competency Evaluations, Sex Offender Evaluations, and evaluations for
       sentencing. Expert Witness Testimony also provided.

       Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
       DVR clients referred for comprehensive psychological evaluations
       including cognitive testing, personality testing, and vocational testing.
       Therapy services also provided in Spanish and English.

       New Mexico Department of Public Safety (DPS)
       Responsible for evaluation of officers to determine their eligibility for
       application to the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy. Screening
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       tests for officers prior to their acceptance to the New Mexico Law
       Enforcement Academy.

       Disability Determination Services (DDS)
       Responsible for evaluation of clients who are applying for Social Security
       Disability Evaluations include administration of cognitive, achievement
       and memory testing in English and Spanish. Evaluations provided for
       children age four through adult.

       Additional referrals from: Federal Bureau of Prisons and Federal Bureau of
       Investigation (FBI). New Mexico Medicaid, Medicare, Presbyterian Health
       Plan, United Behavior, Anna Kaseman Psychiatric Hospital.

August 1984 to October 1985: Psychologist – Special Education, Los Lunas Public
Schools, Los Lunas, New Mexico: Wide range of responsibilities involving an
emphasis on psychotherapy with special education students as well as crisis
intervention and preventive work with regular education students. Therapeutic
techniques included group and individual therapy, family therapy, psychological
evaluations and bio-feedback. Additionally, administered personality measures
to students ranging in age from 5 to 18 and to their families.

August 1982 to July 1984: Santa Fe Public Schools, Santa Fe, New Mexico:
Responsible for administration of behavioral and personality measures to special
education students for assessment of potential behavior disordered status.
Additionally was responsible for provision of individual, family, and group therapy
for such students, as well as duties involving parent groups, in-service training,
and consultations with teachers.

September 1981 to August 1982: Senior Clinician, Sangre de Cristo Community
Mental Health Services, Las Vegas, New Mexico: Functioned in a satellite of a
community mental health center. Four primary areas of responsibility included
work with adult aftercare clients from the New Mexico State Hospital; adult and
child outpatient care; consultant for West Las Vegas Schools and Headstart; and
community presentations. Additionally, was involved in clinical supervision of
staff, psychological assessments, staff training, provision of emergency services,
and radio presentations.


Evaluator, Laguna Pueblo, S.O.M.P.A. Project, 12/79 to 6/80.

Evaluator, The Rehabilitation Center, Vocational Clinic, 11/79 to 6/80

Student Intern, Navy Personnel Research and Development Center, San Diego,
California, 5/79 to 9/79.
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Congressional Intern in Psychology, Congressman Henry B. Gonzales, Washington
D.C., 6/78 to 8/78.

Student Therapist, Project C.H.I.P. (Children in Need of Supervision Intervention
Project), New Mexico Second Judicial District, 8/76 to 7/77.

Tutor, University of New Mexico, Special Services Program, Albuquerque, New
Mexico, 8/77 to 6/80.

Planner, Santa Fe Community Action Program, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 12/77 to

Facility Engineer, Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company, Riverside,
California, 5/74 to 6/75.

Student Aide, New Mexico State Penitentiary, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 5/72 to


October 2008, Psychological Testing and Evaluation of Hispanics/Latinos, New
Mexico Psychological Association Fall Conference, Co-presented with Lori
Martinez, Psy.D., Albuquerque, New Mexico.

April 2004, “Cultural Diversity Regulations in New Mexico” Panel Presentation.
Third International Congress on Licensure, Certification and Credentialing of
Psychologists. Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards. Montreal,
Quebec, Canada.

Spring, 1996 and 1997, “Ethics in Psychotherapy,” Presentation to UNM
Counseling Graduate Students, with Michelle Rodriguez, Ed. M. Class size: 50.

April 1984, “Social Learning Keys to Child Behavior,” Los Lunas High School, Home
Economics Class. Class size: 20

Spring 1985 to 1989: Regular guest lecturer. “Cultural Heterogeneity of Hispanics.
Qualitative Differences of the Northern New Mexican.” Children’s Psychiatric
Hospital; Multi-Cultural Counseling Course.

Fall 1983 and Spring 1984: Introductory Psychology: Undergraduate introductory
courses, parts 1 and 2. Totally responsible for planning and carrying out of
introductory courses involving such diverse areas as abnormal psychology,
developmental psychology, social psychology, neuropsychology, and human
motivation. Santa Fe Community College. Class size: 30
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Spring 1983: Multicultural Counseling. Graduate level. Totally responsible for
design, preparation, and grading of this course taught in Santa Fe, New Mexico,
through New Mexico Highlands University. Class size: 15
Summer 1982: Psychological Testing for Counselors. Graduate level. Co-taught
with John Clark, Ph.D., New Mexico Highlands University. Class size: 15

Fall 1977 to Spring 1979: Psychology 104L Introductory Psychology Laboratories.
University of New Mexico. Class size: 10-25


Rodriguez, M.R., “the Effect of Alcohol and Expectancy on Fantasy and
Aggression in Male Social Drinkers.” Master Thesis, University of New Mexico,
December 1978.

Rodriguez, M.R., “Clinical Phobics and Selective Memory for Affective
Information About the Self.” Doctoral Dissertation, University of New Mexico,
September, 1980


December 2011: Assessing Psychopathy with the PCL-R, Reid Meloy, Ph.D. San
Diego, California

November 2011: The Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI), Leslie Morey, Ph.D.
Austin, Texas.

October 2011: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Diagnosis, Neurocognitive
Profile, and Interventions, P. W. Kodituwakku, Ph.D., and Luis Kodituwakku, Ph.D.

September 2011: Neuropsychological and Neuroimaging Correlates and
Current Conceptualizations of ADHD and Bipolar Disorder in Children. Rick
Campbell, Ph.D., Andrea Sherwood, Ph.D., and John King, Ph.D. Albuquerque,
New Mexico

April 2011: I. Legal and Ethical Risks and Risk Management in Professional/
Psychological Practice. II. Risk Management in Specific High Risk Areas, Eric
Harris, EDD, JD.

October 2010: Conducting Child Custody Evaluations. Mark Ackerman, Ph.D.
through Specialized Training Services, Inc., San Jose California

August 2010: Tough Custody Cases: What Works? Samaritan Counseling
Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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July 2010: Trauma, PTSD, and Traumatic Grief. CMI Education, Albuquerque,
New Mexico.

October/November 2009: Cultural Competency. NMPA, Albuquerque, New

October 2009: Assessment and Treatment of Trauma-spectrum Disorders. 2009
NMPA Fall Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

February 2009: An Introduction to the MMPI-2-RF, Advanced Interpretation of the
MMPI-2-RF, Advanced Forensic Issues with the MMPI-2. PESI Inc., Tempe, Arizona.

October 2008: Reinventing Mid-Life: Sleep, Aging & Overeating. Institute for
Natural Resources (INR). Santa Fe, NM.

September 2008: Eighth International Symposium on Child Custody Evaluations,
The Anatomy of a Child Custody Evaluation. Association of Family and
Conciliation Courts (AFCC). Albuquerque, NM.

August 2008: Legal Issues in Behavioral Health in New Mexico. Brent Bailey, J.D.,
Steve Scholl, J.D., Stephen M. Torres, William E. Foote, Ph.D., ABPP, MEDS-PDN.
Albuquerque, NM.

May 2008: The Rorschach: Friend or Foe? Caroline B. Williams, Ph.D., P.C., New
Mexico Psychological Association (NMPA). Albuquerque, NM.

November 2007: Assessing Competency in Juveniles and Amenability for
Treatment. Susan Cave, Ph.D., NMPA. Albuquerque, NM.

May 2007: Mindfulness for Healthcare Professionals: Principles & Applications.
Paul Deger, MA, LPC, PT, PESI. Albuquerque, NM.

February 2006: New Mexico Mental Health and the Law 2006. Gerald McBride,
J.D., Daniel Pedrick, J.D., Susan Page, J.D., Rachel Saiz, J.D., Jeremiah Ambabo,
Health Education Network, LLC. Albuquerque, NM.

January 2006: Diplomate Preparation Workshop. American Academy of
Forensic Psychology (AAFP). Berkeley, CA.

January 2006: Advanced Forensic Psychology Practice: Issues & Applications.
AAFP. Berkeley, CA.

September 2005: Ethical Issues in Forensic Practice. AAFP, San Jose, California.

September 2005: Threat Assessment: A Practical Approach to Prevent Targeted
Violence. Harley V. Stock, Ph.D., AAFP.
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September 2005: Jury Selection: Research & Practice. Margaret Bull Kovera,
Ph.D., AAFP.

September 2005: Forensic Assessment of Tort Liability & Damages. Charles R.
Clark, Ph.D., AAFP.

February 2005: Psychological Consultation in Will Contests: Testamentary
Capacity and Undue Influence. William E. Foote, Ph.D., NMPA. Albuquerque,

February 2005: Forensic Psychology: Beyond the Fundamentals. William D.
Foote, Ph.D. & Alan Goldstein, Ph.D., NMPA. Albuquerque, NM.

October 2003: The Role of Psychologists in the Court. Samuel Roll, Ph.D., Louise
Kodituwakku, Ph.D., Judge Nan Nash, Retired Judge Anne Kass, NMPA.
Albuquerque, NM.

June 2003: Series Nine: Treatment of Schizophrenia, Personality Disorders, Child
Therapy, Sleep. Post-Doctoral Professional Development Program of New
Mexico State University and the Southwestern Institute for the Advancement of

April 2003: Helping People Help Themselves: The Process of Writing Self-Help
Books. Laura L. Smith, Ph.D. & Charles H. Elliot, Ph.D., NMPA. Albuquerque, NM.

March 2003: Series Seven: Treatment of Mood Disorders. Post-Doctoral
Professional Development Program of New Mexico State University and the
Southwestern Institute for the Advancement of Psychotherapy.

February 2003: Series Six: Anxiety and Sleep Disorders. Post-Doctoral Professional
Development Program of New Mexico State University and the Southwestern
Institute for the Advancement of Psychotherapy.

February 2003: Getting Ready for HIPAA. David Hill, Ph.D., NMPA. Albuquerque,

January 2003: Series Five: Physiology of Major Organ Systems. Post-Doctoral
Professional Development Program of New Mexico State University and the
Southwestern Institute for the Advancement of Psychotherapy.

November 2002: Series Four: The Basics of Neurobiology, Neuroanatomy and
Pharmacology of the Prescribing Psychologist. Post-Doctoral Professional
Development Program of New Mexico State University and the Southwestern
Institute for the Advancement of Psychotherapy.

December 2002: Series One Course: Prescription Privilege Preparation Program.
Prescribing Psychologists’ Register, Inc.
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November 2001: What Professionals Should Know About Diagnosis & Treatment
of ADHD. Medical Educational Services, Inc. Albuquerque, NM.

August 2001: How to Use Crisis Debriefing When Responding to Crisis & Trauma.
James A. Fogarty, Ed.D., CMI Education Institute, Inc. Albuquerque, NM.

January 2001: Assessment of Violent Juvenile Offenders. Thomas Grisso, Ph.D.,

January 2001: Comprehensive Child Custody Evaluation: Advancements in
Practices. Mary Connell, Ph.D., AAFP.

September 2000: A Survey of Forensic Psychology Practice: Issues and
Applications. Stuart Greenberg, Ph.D., AAFP.

April 2000: The Interface of Law & Psychology. NMPA. Albuquerque, NM.

April 2000: Threats, Stalking, and Criminal Violence. NMPA. Albuquerque, NM.

March 2000: Stress and Disease. Nicholas Hall, Ph.D., Institute for Cortext
Research and Development. Albuquerque, NM.


APA Council of Representatives (COR), February 2010 through present

Member, American Psychological Association, December 2005-Present

Member, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, 2008 – Present

Member, Association for State and Provincial Psychology Boards, 2008 – Present.

Member, New Mexico Board of Psychologist Examiners, 1985 through 1988 and
February 2003- February, 2007.

Chair, New Mexico Board of Psychologist Examiners, September 2004 – January
15, 2006

Vice-Chair, New Mexico Board of Psychologist Examiners, July 2004 – September

New Mexico Psychological Association, Webmaster for NMPA home page
( and Listserve Administrator, 1998 – 2003.

New Mexico Psychological Association, Co-chair, Health Care and Social
Concerns Committee,
1996 – 1999.
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Consultant Member, New Mexico Medical Review Association May 1991 through
May 1993.

Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, July
1986 through August 1990.


Clifford Morgan, Ph.D.
P.O. Box 1757
Los Lunas, NM 87031

Lester Brasher, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Albuquerque Behavioral Health
2403 San Mateo NE
Suite S-10
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110

Steven Koppell, Ph.D.
3000 Copper Mount Cove
Austin, Texas 78746-7633

Sandra Montoya, Ph.D.
Clinical Neuropsychologist
3900 Juan Tabo NE, Suite 11
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111

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