Skip to content

Dr. Smith receives degree; to Fellow in Columbus, GA

Dr. Smith

Georgetown native and Tougaloo College alumnus, Frederick A. Smith, received his Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology on July 11.

His dissertation, entitled “The Impact of the Color Complex on the Self-Esteem of African Americans” was published Jan. 14.

Dr. Smith recently accepted a position as a Forensic Psychology Fellow at West Central Georgia Regional Hospital in Columbus, GA. As a Forensic Psychology Fellow, Dr. Smith will be receiving specialized training in providing court-ordered pretrial forensic psychological evaluations to answer questions of competency to stand trial and/or criminal responsibility as a neutral friend of the court.
He will also receive further training in violence risk, report preparation, expert court testimony, and behavior analysis/experience in writing and supervising behavior programs. After receiving the State’s required hours for licensure, Dr. Smith will be eligible to pursue licensure as a Clinical Psychologist and certification as a Certified Forensic Examiner 

Leave a Comment