Ganderkesee Dr. Katz holds a Doctor of Management degree in Criminal Justice and has been an Associate Professor at Colorado Technical University’s College of Criminal Justice & Health Services since 2011, where he teaches a wide variety of courses in Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Human Services, including Criminal Profiling, Victimology, Sex Crimes, and many others.
A prolific writer, Dr. Katz is a regular contributor to American Police Beat, the largest circulation periodical in law enforcement. He has also written for Law Enforcement Today, Behavioral Health News, and numerous other publications.
In recent years, Dr. Katz has been presenting workshops, lectures, and seminars for a wide variety of professional organizations, including the Academy of Criminal Justices Sciences, the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, the Mid-Atlantic States Correctional Association, the National Alliance on Mental Health Recovery, the New York State Office of Mental Health/Resource Center, the Colorado Sex Offender Mgmt. Board (SOMB), among others. In addition to topics such as Self-Care for Anxiety, Stress & Depression for Law Enforcement Personnel, and Enhancing Evidence-Based Practice in Therapeutic Interventions with Sex Offenders, Dr. Katz’s signature presentation focuses on Improving Police-Community Relations.
Dr. Katz has been awarded citations from both the US Congress and the New York State Legislature for his achievements in Community Mental Health, and he is a founding member of the Colorado Mental Health Professionals Association.
His primary professional experiences in the field of Criminal Justice include providing counseling and therapeutic interventions with incarcerated populations in municipal, county, and state prisons, as well as youth-at-risk in group homes, patients confined to forensic psychiatric facilities, and sex offenders. A Registered Psychotherapist and Licensed Addiction Counselor in the State of Colorado, Dr. Katz’s professional certifications include Assessment & Treatment of Adult & Juvenile Sex Offenders, Treatment for Survivors of Human Trafficking, Mental Health Counseling with Prison Inmates, and a dozen others.