Dan Petersen is the Associate
Dean of the School of Applied Studies and faculty in the Department
of Human Services at Washburn
University. Some of his professional experiences include program director
and acting superintendent of a state institution for children with developmental
disabilities. He served
on the National Victim Assistance Standards Consortium.
Some of his many publications
and presentations include "Privileged Communication and Victim Advocacy" and "Analysis
of Antecedent Control of Aberrant Behavior." He authored or co-authored
the chapters "Impact of Stress: Physiological and Psychological
Aspects," "Trauma Response and Crime Victims," and "Victims
of Criminal Death" for the JCVVS text, Victim Assistance: Exploring Individual
Practice, Organizational Policy, and Societal Responses. He contributed to
a chapter on research and evaluation for the NVAA
Text and he contributed a chapter on homicide and on the criminal justice
system to a
funded by the Office for Victims of Crime.
Dan has a doctorate
in Development and Clinical Psychology from the University
of Kansas and a masters in Human Development from the same institution. He
received a bachelor
degree from North Central College.