Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts

Michael Lavetsky

Program Chair and Lecturer, Rehabilitation and Human Services



Michael’s research interests include Treatment of children and adolescents; Forensic evaluations and treatment; Evaluation and treatment of juveniles and adults who have committed sexual offense;  Risk assessment of sexual offenders and forensic population; Substance abuse evaluation and treatment; Treatment of co-occurring disorders; Trauma-focused treatment; REBT and cognitive-behavioral treatment; Motivational Interviewing; Clinical consultation and training; Secondary school guidance; Career and college planning; and Working with English-Learner (EL) students.