Full Name
Steven Helfand PsyD, CCHP
Job Title
Vice President & Senior Expert
Falcon Correctional and Community Services
Speaker Bio
Dr. Steven J. Helfand, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist with over 25 years of direct correctional mental health and health leadership experience. He has overseen the mental health and health service delivery in over 50 small, mid-size, and large scale jail, prison, and juvenile systems in accordance with national and local standards as well as multiple consent decrees and settlement agreements. Dr. Helfand holds long term certification as a Certified Correctional Health Professional through the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC). He was a contributor to the inaugural NCCHC Mental Health Standards and a long standing presenter of those standards. Dr. Helfand often serves as an expert witness for jail and prison mental health legal matters. He is former two time Board Chair for the Academy of Correctional Health Professionals and has published book chapters and articles related to behavioral treatment.