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Argosy University, Phoenix Professor Dr. Lee Underwood is dedicated to his profession and to educating students

Argosy University, Phoenix and Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Phoenix Professor Dr. Lee Underwood is dedicated to his profession and to educating students. Underwood is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in several states and Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider (CSOTP).

He has served as an Executive Clinical Officer and clinical supervisor for several large residential treatment, juvenile justice and criminal justice programs for adolescents and adults with severe mental health, substance use, trauma, disruptive behavioral and sexual disorders.

Underwood has worked extensively with juvenile justice and residential programs and has been recognized by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), American Institutes for Research (AIR) and the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) as one of the leading program innovators for juvenile justice and community treatment programs.

Underwood has held a number of policy oriented research, academic, clinical and consulting positions over his career with federal, state and private agencies for research, program design, development, implementation and evaluation of services. He has published over 70 refereed journal articles, two textbooks and 17 treatment manual on mental health, substance use, trauma needs of females, sex offending, forensic and cultural needs of persons involved in the juvenile justice and mental health systems.