Since 1987, Dr. Plaud has conducted several hundred psychological, psychosexual, and psychophysiological assessments on suspected and convicted sexual offenders in inpatient, outpatient, and incarcerated settings. He is presently Executive Director of Applied Behavioral Consultants, LLC. Dr. Plaud has conducted both individual and group-based psychological and behavioral treatment regimens with sexual offenders, and has designed and administered sexual offender treatment programs, such as STOP (the Specialized Treatment of Offenders Program) at the North Dakota Developmental Center. In addition to clinical expertise in evaluations and treatment of sexual offenders, he has held several faculty appointments, including Northeastern and Brown Universities (the latter as a Visiting Scholar). Dr. Plaud is a licensed psychologist and health service provider in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and State of New York, with over 200 peer-reviewed publications and presentations, many of which focus on sexual behavior and sexual abuse. Dr. Plaud also holds a Master of Arts in Theology from Saint Joseph’s College.
Longitudinal Data on Sexual Offense Recidivism in a Population Previously Adjudicated Sexually Dangerous