Chief Consultant

Dr. Robinson began his career with the first Mental Health Unit funded by the Justice Department in 1975. He has extensive experience in correctional behavioral healthcare with over 40 years of programming and services in prisons, jails, confinement, and community reintegration centers. Additionally, Dr. Robinson works with alternative sentencing and drug courts as faculty of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals and the National Drug Court Institute. Dr. Robinson was on the editorial board of the National Drug Court Institute Review Journal. He likewise served on the Advisory Committee working with Healing and Wellness Drug Courts for Tribal Nations. Currently, he is involved in evaluation of drug courts nationally.

Since 2001, Dr. Robinson has been a member of the National Faculty for DWI Courts and a consultant to the Bureau of Justice. He is also a faculty member of the National Judicial College. Dr. Robinson has presented numerous professional articles and co-authored many books about corrections and criminal justice services. He is a co-developer of Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT®) which is included in SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices for both mental health and substance abuse treatment.

In 2009, Dr. Robinson received the Presidential Citation from the American Psychological Association for Innovative Practice Strategies to address social and behavioral problems of at-risk youth.