Dr. Craig Wetterer is a licensed clinical psychologist in Nevada and California. He earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, CA in 2015, and an MA (2001) and BA (1996) from the California State University, Sacramento. His clinical training emphasized neuropsychological and forensic assessment, and interventions that treat acute stress, trauma, and PTSD. He has worked in several different practice settings that include correctional facilities, a police & public safety practice, neuropsychological and forensic assessment clinics, and a maximum security forensic psychiatric hospital, where he conducted forensic psychological assessments for the State of Nevada. Dr. Wetterer is also a Clinical Associate Professor at California Northstate University (CNU – College of Psychology) and a community faculty member as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine. Dr. Wetterer is also actively engaged in clinical research through his faculty appointment at CNU. Prior to his career transition into clinical psychology, Dr. Wetterer spent 28 years in law enforcement as a police officer, most recently employed by the Sacramento Police Department. Committed to expanding his expertise and skill set, Dr. Wetterer is currently undergoing advanced training in clincial psychopharmacology, which will prepare him for licensure to prescribe in states which currently permit prescriptive authority to psychologists who have completed the required medical training.
Suicide Risk Assessment in Forensic Psychiatric and Correctional Settings: Strategies for Improving Clinical Decision Making