Claude Schleuderer, Ph.D.



Claude Schleuderer, Ph.D., has performed over 1500 evaluations for Family and Supreme Courts involving assessment of ‘Best Interests of the Child’ and issues of child custody, parent and sibling visitation, parental alienation, child neglect and abuse, substance abuse, and allegations of physical and sexual trauma. He has published articles in peer-reviewed journals on issues related to the intersection of Family Court and Substance Abuse. He has supervised Licensed Psychologists and Social Workers in performing Family Court Evaluations and Sex Offender Treatment and also coordinated a NaCO award-winning Family Court evaluation program.


Dr. Schleuderer is a Clinical Member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, and has personally treated over 400 male, female and adolescent sex offenders and supervised the treatment of an additional 200.  He has performed or supervised over 300 sex offender relapse risk assessments and has performed evaluations for Sex Offender Involuntary Commitment proceedings.  He has given workshops on sex offender evaluation and treatment at state, national and international conventions, and was Chairman of the New York State Psychological Association’s Sex Offender Management and Treatment Task Force. He has also performed over 250 Capacity to Stand Trial and Criminal Competency evaluations.


Dr. Schleuderer has provided training to Family Court evaluators throughout North America, having given workshops and training institutes for the Association of Family and Conciliatory Courts (AFCC), various local government agencies and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.  He supervises doctoral psychology interns in APA Approved Training Programs, is on the faculty of the Family Forensic Evaluation Program and has received awards from various organizations. 


Dr. Schleuderer is active in state and national psychological associations.  He has been sent to numerous Psychology Internship programs as a site visitor for the APA in its accreditation process and has held various leadership positions in the New York State Psychological Association including serving as President of the Division of Psychologists in the Public Sector, and is currently President Elect of the Forensic Division.


Dr. Schleuderer is a licensed psychologist who received his doctorate from the University of Georgia.  He is married with two children, has been a foster parent and maintains a private practice in Kingston, NY.



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Last updated January 26, 2011


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