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Dr. George Woods M.D.

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George Woods, MD, L.F.A.P.A. is a practicing neuropsychiatrist and internationally known mental health expert. He is also Vice-Chairperson of the Challenging Behaviors Special Interest Research Group of the International Association for the Specialized Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities while serving as Associate Editor of the Journal of Policy and Practice for the same organization. Since 2002, he has taught Clinical Aspects of Forensic Psychiatry at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, and is a Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. He is co-host of Where Mental Health Meets the Law, a Thomson Reuters webinar with Westlaw. Dr. Woods has published extensively on topics including neurobehavioral assessment in forensic mental health, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, cultural factors in assessing the mentally disordered, trauma, financial fraud, and intellectual disability. Dr. Woods has also consulted with forensic systems internationally, including Malawi, The Hague, Uganda, Kenya, Zanzibar, Senegal, Tanzania, Italy, and Japan. Dr. Woods has consulted with Vulcan Industries, Microsoft, the Evansville Unified School District, and Defend Your Head, among others to help develop neuroeducational systems and neuropsychiatric strategies. Dr. Woods has been a member of the Critical Moments Projectfor over 20 years. Dr. Woods has been a consultant and content expert on the brain and neuropsychiatry for the BetterManager Team since 2016.

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