California School of Forensic Studies
Alliant International University Fresno
5130 E. Clinton Way
Fresno CA 93727
Courses, Research Interests, Publications
Research II: Data Analysis and Advanced Statistics
Reasearch I: Design and Statistics
Juvenile delinquency, substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment for adolescent offenders, spirituality and resiliency as related to treatment responsiveness, canine/pet therapy, research methods, effectiveness of the juvenile justice systems and mentally ill offenders
Daniel, J., Tillery, A., & Whitehead, D. (2009). Fresno's juvenile behavioral health court: A better way to serve youth. Clearinghouse Review, 43(1-2), 43-48.
Tillery, A.L., (2007). Religious endorsement and dissociation: Preliminary examination of a substance abusing population. 115th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco.
White, D., Perez, V.C., DeMolli, M., Tillery, A.T., & Dobrozdravic, L. (2007). History of the juvenile justice system in the United States of America. 1st Annual Forensic Research Conference, Fresno.
Price-Sharps, J.L., Tillery, A.L., Dobrozdravic, L., Perez, V.C., & DeMolli, M. (2007). Characteristics of adjudicated adolescents in a boot camp: A preliminary analysis of delinquency. 1st Annual Forensic Research Conference, Fresno.
Tillery, A.L., Hart, J.L., & Shaffer, T.W. (2006). Dissociation and substance abuse: Examining the impact of drug preference. 86th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Palm Springs.
Sharps, M.J., Tillery, A.L., & VanValkenburg, S. (2004). Gestalt/Feature-Intensive processing: A cognitive approach to substance abuse. Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Assocaition, Honolulu.
Sharps, M.J., Tillery, A.L., & VanValkenburg, S. (2004). Substance abuse and cognition: A contextual reasoning approach. Central California Research Symposium, Fresno.
Academic History and Background
PhD, California School of Forensic Studies, 2007
Psychological Assistant, PSB 33746
Student Government Association of Alliant International University, Fresno. Forensic Ph.D. Student Representative
Student Affiliate of the Western Psychological Association
Fresno Area Psychological Association
Member, American Psychological Association
Member, California Psychological Association
Professional Practice and Community Service
Secretary of the Board, Sierra Education and Research Institute (SERI)
Volunteer Grant Writer, Pawsitive Connections