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Amanda M. Fanniff

Associate Professor
Palo Alto University
United States of America


Dr. Amanda Fanniff received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Arizona, with a subspecialization in psychology, policy, and law. She completed her clinical internship at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Mental Health Law and Policy at the University of South Florida.

Research Interest

Forensic psychology; Developmental considerations in the assessment and treatment of juvenile offenders; juvenile competence to stand trial; adults and adolescents who commit sexual offenses.


  • Kimonis ER, Fanniff AM, Borum R, Elliott K (2011) Clinicians’ perceptions of indicators of amenability to sex offender specific treatment in juveniles. Sex Abuse 23: 193-211.

  • Fanniff AM, Kolko DJ (2012) Victim age based subtypes of juveniles adjudicated for sexual offenses: Comparisons across domains in an outpatient Sample. Sex Abuse 24: 224-264.

  • Fanniff AM, Letourneau EJ (2012) Another piece of the puzzle: Psychometric properties of the J-SOAP-II. Sex Abuse 24: 378-408.

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