California School of Forensic Studies
Interim Program Director
Alliant International University Fresno
5130 E. Clinton Way
Fresno CA 93727
Courses, Research Interests, Publications
Sex crimes and paraphilias
T. Kenworthy, Psy.D. and K. Shay Litton, Psy.D. (2006). Fetishism: Development, Personality Characteristics, Theories and Treatment Indicators for the Fetishist. Sex Crimes and Paraphilias, Eric W. Hickey (Ed.). New Jersey: Pearson Education Incorporated.
T. Kenworthy, Psy.D., and F. Bloem, Ph.D. (2006). Obtaining Sexual Arousal in Public: The Development and Treatment of the Exhibitionist. Sex Crimes and Paraphilias, Eric W. Hickey (Ed.). New Jersey: Pearson Education Incorporated.
T. Kenworthy, Psy.D. (2006). Stalking: Legislative Development and The Impact on Victims. Sex Crimes and Paraphilias, Eric W. Hickey (Ed.). New Jersey: Pearson Education Incorporated
Invited speaker Center for Advanced Research and Training (March 24, 2014) presented by Alliant International University.
T. Kenworthy (2013). Interdisciplinary Support Teams. Alliant International University, Central California Association of Psychological Internship Consortium, Fresno, CA. T. Kenworthy (2013). Suicide and Self-Harm: Special focus on corrections. Alliant International University, Central California Association of Psychological Internship Consortium, Fresno, CA.
T. Kenworthy (2013). Correctional Mental Health: Treating the high risk inmate population. Summer Forensic Institute held at Alliant International University, Fresno, CA.
T. Kenworthy (2012). Suicide and Self-Harm: Special focus on corrections. Alliant International University, Central California Association of Psychological Internship Consortium, Fresno, CA.
T. Kenworthy (2012). De-escalating Potentially Violent Clients. Alliant International University, Psychological Service Center didactic training, Fresno, CA.
T. Kenworthy (2012). Introduction to Child Development. Hanford Probation Child Abuse Prevention groups, Hanford, CA.
T. Kenworthy, Psy.D. (2009). Suicide in a correctional setting. Alliant International University, Fresno, CA.
B. Perlmutter, Ph.D., L. LeDuc, Ph.D., T. Kenworthy, Psy.D., R. Eller, RT (2009). Issues and concerns related to the aging prison population. Patton State Hospital, Patton, CA.
A. Vernon, Ph.D., T. Scott, K. Suchodolski (2000). Perceptual Learning in Conditioned Taste Aversion: How does changing context affect memory? Valparaiso University Celebration of Undergraduate Scholarship, Valparaiso, IN.
Invited speaker to the Central Valley Buzz (KAIL channel 53, local cable show) on Alliant International University - Fresno campus (April 17, 2014).
A. Vernon, Ph.D., T. Scott, K. Suchodolski (2000). Perceptual Learning in Conditioned Taste Aversion: How does changing context affect memory? Midwest Psychological Association Poster Presentation, Chicago, IL.
Academic History and Background
Psy.D., Forensic Psychology - Alliant International University-2004
B.S., Psychology, Magna Cum Laude - Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN
Dissertation: Coping Strategies in Hispanic and Caucasian Children with a History of Emotional, Sexual and Physical Abuse as Measured by the Rorschach and the Children's Depression Inventory, 2004
Licensed Psychologist PSY21527 - California Board of Psychology
- Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society in Social Sciences-1999
- Motar Board National Senior Honor Society-1999
Lumina Scholar - Valparaiso University-1999
- Psi Chi Honor Society-Present
- Order of Omega Greek Honor Society-1999
Professional Practice and Community Service
Licensed Contractor: Assist in conducting group supervision with SERI interns and practicum students, as well as individual supervision as needed. Conduct pre-employment law enforcement evaluations as needed. - Sierra Education and Research Institute (SERI), 2013-Present
Program Director PhD/PsyD Programs - Fresno Campus Associate Professor - Core Faculty Assist students with campus and program related issues. Schedule classes, facilitate faculty workload agreements, lead faculty staff meetings, facilitate information to other campus leaders and staff/faculty/students. Teach several core classes, serve as dissertation chairperson and/or committee member for student dissertations. Facilitate hiring of adjunct faculty and serve on several committees. - Alliant International University - California School of Forensic Studies, Fresno Campus, 2013
Professor: taught core classes such as Developmental Bases of Behavior and Performance/Projective Approaches to Personality each year, as well as several electives. Served as a chair and/or committee member on student dissertations. - Alliant International University, 2009-2013
Provided individual case management contacts as well as group therapy in the Enhanced Outpatient Program (EOP). Participated in and coordinated the psychologist peer review committee. Currently, work with developmentally delayed inmates and conduct evaluations for referrals to the program. Conduct continuing staff training classes on the Developmental Disabilities Program (DDP) as well as on stress management for law enforcement. Conduct quarterly regional medical staff training sessions o, 2005-2013
Psychological Assistant: provide individual, couple, and family therapy. Conduct disability evaluations and other psychological testing. Facilitate group therapy including self-harm, women's issues, and adult and adolescent sex offender treatment. - The Bridge, J. Stanley Bunce, Ph.D., ABPP & Associates, 2004-2005
Staff Psychologist at California State Prison, Corcoran-Present
Case Manager: tutoring and counseling with adolescents referred from the Probation Department for early intervention. Supervision of student clinicians and interaction with Juvenile Probation. Also, summer group activities such as ropes course, activity planning, and group interventions. - Alliant International University, Students Targeted with Opportunities for Prevention, Fresno, CA