Stephanie M. Ficarro PsyD

Stephanie Ficarro

Stephanie M. Ficarro
PsyD

Research Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Forensic Psychiatry; Psychiatry

Contact Information
Erie County Forensic Mental Health Service
120 West Eagle Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone: (716) 858-6026
Fax: (716) 858-6666
smficarr@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Central New York Psychiatric Center (2018)
  • Doctoral Internship, Central New York Psychiatric Center (2017)
  • PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Medaille College (2017)
  • MA, Forensic Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (2009)
  • BA, Psychology/Legal Studies, State University of New York at Fredonia (2007)

Employment:

  • Research Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, University at Buffalo (2019-present)
  • Clinical Forensic Psychologist, Psychiatry, Erie County Forensic Mental Health Service (2019-present)
  • Clinical Forensic Psychologist, Psychiatry, Erie County Secure Youth Detention Center (2019-present)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Counseling & Clinical Psychology, Medaille College (2013-present)
  • Licensed Psychologist, Forensic Psychology, Central New York Psychiatric Center (2018–2019)

Research Expertise:

  • Dissertation: Use of the Reactive and Instrumental Aggression Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) scales to predict the psychological health and well-being of inmates on a residential treatment unit within a jail setting

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Professional Memberships:

  • American Psychology-Law Society (2018–present)
  • Psychological Association of Western New York (2013–present)
  • American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (2012–2017)
  • Psi Chi National Honor Society (2005–present)
  • American Psychological Association (2004–present)

Presentations:

  • "Community reintegration: Providing supervision and treatment for developmentally disabled offenders in community-based residences;" Workshop presented at the NYS Chapter of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (NYSATSA) 19th Annual Conference (2014)
  • "Language specificity in the production of derivations and compounds in Polish and American English-speaking preschool children;" Poster presented at the XII International Congress for the Study of Child Language (2011)

Service Activities:

  • Medaille College PsyD Student Association; Treasurer (2013–2015)

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Contact Information

Erie County Forensic Mental Health Service
120 West Eagle Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone: (716) 858-6026
Fax: (716) 858-6666
smficarr@buffalo.edu