Dean Tong, MSc. VITA Personal: 604 Brentwood Place Brandon, Florida 33511 813.657.4930, Ph/Fax 813.417.5362, Cell 813.523.5187, Emergency Cell DeanTong@aol.com , E-Mail www.abuse-excuse.com , Web Site Education: Master of Science (MSc.) Degree in Psychology and the Law in Child Forensic Studies from the Universities of Portsmouth/Leeds in the United Kingdom in England under the tutelage of Professor Ray Bull, Ph.D (2006). Masters Thesis entitled the Penile Plethysmograph, Abel Assessment for Sexual Interest, and MSI-II: Are They Speaking the Same Language?
This thesis has been redacted and is now a published scientific journal article under the same title in Taylor and Francis 9 May 3 June 2007 issue of The American Journal of Family Therapy. Bachelor of Science in Biology and Pre-Medicine with minor in psychology from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts USA (1979); Dean 9s List. October 2004: Attended a two-day workshop given by David Martindale, Ph.D.
entitled: cConducting Child Custody Evaluations 3 Legal, Ethical, and Clinical Issues. d Completed 12.0 hours of training at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida October 2004: Attended an all day workshop given by Kathryn Kuehnle, Ph.D. entitled: cComplex Child Custody Evaluations Involving Allegations of Incest and Abuse. d Completed 6.0 hours of training at ... more. less.
the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida September 2001: Attended an all day DCF Dependency Court Improvement Summit in Orlando, Florida February 2000: Attended an all day workshop given by Stephen Ceci, Ph.D., entitled 3 cPreserving the Reliability of Children 9s Testimonies. d 7.0 CEU 9s at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. From 1993 3 2011, have presented/attended scores of workshops and plenary sessions dealing with divorce, child custody, BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder), PA (Parental Alienation), SAID (Sexual Allegations In Divorce), children 9s suggestibilities/memories, proper v.<br><br> improper forensic interview protocols, et al, in Massachusetts, New York, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Florida, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Washington, Virginia, Maryland and Canada. Tong presented at the CRC (Children 9s Rights Council) in 1993, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2001 and 2002, and to the California Public Defenders Association (CPDA) in 2008. Qualifications and Experience: Dean Tong is an internationally noted author, forensic consultant, and forensic child expert, concentrating in the areas of divorce, child custody, abuse accusations, albeit, sexual or physical child abuse, domestic violence, et al, Borderline Personality Disorder, Parental Alienation (Syndrome), Sexual Allegations In Divorce, et al.<br><br> Mr. Tong has tendered, been admitted and testified in the areas of cognitive child developmental psychology and child abuse investigations, and is oftentimes retained by attorneys and parents to critique the reliability and validity of the states 9 forensic interview methodology and overall trustworthiness of children 8s disclosures. He has testified as an expert witness in criminal cases from Georgia and Alabama, and proffered testimony in Florida in a criminal case.<br><br> And Mr. Tong has testified in civil cases at trial in W. Virginia, Iowa, Tennessee (Madison and Anderson Counties), Kentucky, and North Carolina.<br><br> Tong has appeared as Forensic Trial Consultant at hearing or trial in cases from Iowa, Arizona, Tennessee, Texas, Florida and Virginia. In addition, he was retained in a case of alleged repressed memories from British Columbia, Canada. The State has paid for Mr.<br><br> Tong 9s fees as an expert in criminal cases from Arizona, Georgia, Alabama, W. Virginia, and Florida. The Judicial Administrative Commission (JAC) in Tallahassee, Florida and Office of Public Defense Services (OPDS) in Phoenix, Arizona have approved Dean Tong as an expert witness in the area of cognitive child developmental psychology for criminal defendants who are indigent for costs but who require a Due Process Vendor.<br><br> In addition, Tong has been allowed to give expert testimony in the areas of Sexual Sexual Allegations In Divorce (SAID), Parental Alienation, de novo child sexual abuse therapy, child sexual abuse signs/symptoms, child abuse investigations including proper versus improper forensic child interview methodology, and sexual interest/arousal risk assessment testing of men accused of child sexual abuse. He has consulted on protracted divorce, custody and abuse-related cases since 1995 and has been involved in the field of child sexual abuse accusations since 1984. Mr.<br><br> Tong has been retained as a forensic expert in cases from 49 states by parents and attorneys, and has worked with the Florida Legislature impacting the passage of 3 laws- the Spanking Bill; the Malicious False Abuse Law (F.S. 39.205(6)), and the repeal of the Florida Child Abuse Registry. Dean Tong, in addition to his work involving legal cases in civil, juvenile, criminal, and administrative court, is a licensed laboratory medical technologist in the state of Florida (TN 19505).<br><br> He is licensed to conduct blood and bodily fluid analyses and did so actively between 1978 3 2001 in hospital and reference laboratories in Massachusetts, Florida and Georgia. Mr. Tong ran his own radio talk show called Nothing But The Truth via WTMY AM-1280 out of Sarasota, Florida from 2004-2005.<br><br> Publications: Dean Tong 9s third book Elusive Innocence: Survival Guide for the Falsely Accused received recognition in a professional journal article 3 The American Journal of Family Therapy May/June issue 2006 published by Francis & Taylor Group (Routledge) 3 In addition, Tong 9s work and web site was referenced and quoted in the recently published 2006 anthology cChild Abuse d in Gale and Thomson 9s Current Controversies Series. Dean Tong and his critically acclaimed work Elusive Innocence have received mention by Dr. Gordon Finley, Professor of Psychology at Florida International University in Miami, in the following article within the following Treatise: Finley, G.E.<br><br> (2003). Father 3 Child Relationships Following Divorce. In J.R.<br><br> Miller, R.M. Lerner, L.B. Schiamberg, & P.M.<br><br> Anderson (Eds). Encyclopedia of Human Ecology, Volume 1: A 3H . Santa Barbara: ABC- CLIO, pp.<br><br> 291 3 293. Dean Tong and his book Elusive Innocence have been referenced by William Eddy, Esq., LCSW in his 2003 published book cSplitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing a Borderline or Narcissist. d Attorney Eddy says of Elusive Innocence on page 131 in Splitting 3 cThis is an excellent book for those who have been falsely accused of child sexual abuse in divorce, with many case examples and numerous resources. d Dean Tong is the author of 3 books: Elusive Innocence: Survival Guide For The Falsely Accused (Huntington House, 2002); ASHES to ASHES& Families to Dust (FamRights Press, 1997); and Don 9t Blame ME, Daddy (Hampton Roads, 1992) . In addition, Mr.<br><br> Tong is a Contributor to the Booklet Love & Loathing: Protecting Your Mental Health & Legal Rights When Your Partner Has Borderline Personality Disorder (Eggshells Press, 2000) , author of the monograph 3 Pitfalls When Divorcing a BPD Spouse, and Creator of the taped series 9 3 Sexual Allegations in the 90 9s and In Fear of Fathers. Dean Tong is the author of a scientific peer reviewed journal article titled cThe Penile Plethysmograph, Abel Assessment for Sexual Interest and MSI-II: Are They Speaking the Same Language? d published by Taylor and Francis in their May 3 June 2007 issue of The American Journal of Family Therapy. On January 13, 2009 Tong 9s study and article was cited and quoted by the 7 th Circuit Court of Appeals for Western Wisconsin in the case of The United States of America v.<br><br> Bruce J. Rhodes (Case No. 07-3953) referencing the Penile Plethysmograph.<br><br> The exact scientific citation for Tong 9s article is: The American Journal of Family Therapy, 35:187-202, 2007 Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC ISSN: 0192-6187 print / 1521-0383 online DOI: 10.1080/01926180701226762 Dean Tong is also an online Op-Ed Columnist at www.newswithviews.com Mr. Tong authored an important article published in the 2008 Summer issue of the international magazine In Search Of Fatherhood. Titled Fatherhood Crisis: A Time of Nightmare, Daylight and Redemption, Tong takes a hard look at both the problems facing fatherhood and possible solutions to fix the same over the past 40 years.<br><br> And, he presented cSuriving When Falsely Accused of Child Sexual Abuse d to the California Public Defenders Association (www. cpda.org) on December 6, 2008 in Palm Springs, California and received a Certificate of Appreciation for the same. Organizations: American Psychological Association: Child Maltreatment Section American Society of Trial Consultants Academy of Behavior Profiling: Affiliate Member of Forensic Section Metropolitan Registries Children 9s Rights Council 3 Washington, D.C.<br><br> International Speakers Network 3 Lifetime Member Media: Print: Washington Post, AP, Reuters, Gannett, Scripps Howard, LA Times, Washington Times, Miami Herald, Arizona Republic, Boston Globe, Tampa Tribune, Florida Times-Union, Denver Post, Christian Science Monitor, Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel, Richmond Times-Dispatch, South Florida Parenting Magazine, Wilkes Barre Times Leader, The Women 9s Quarterly, The New American, The Florida Bar Journal, Speak Out For Children, Washington Post, Skeptical Inquirer Magazine, Ft. Myers Newspress, salon.com, Naples Daily News, Orlando Sentinel, ifeminists.com, The Stockton Record, Nursing Spectrum, Deseret News, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Fostering Families Today, The American Journal of Family Therapy, Las Vegas Review Journal, The Globe Magazine, Op-Ed Columnist at newswithviews.com, The Virginian-Pilot, Rolling Stone Magazine TV: Inside Edition, Court TV (Johnny Cochran Tonight), Jerry Springer Show, A Closer Look w/Faith Daniels, Jane Whitney Show, CNBC, Your Turn w/ Kathy Fountain, CNN (Talkback Live), CBS Evening News w/Dan Rather, Montel Williams Show, Talk or Walk, Chicago Counterpoint w/Attorney Jeffery Leving, Florida News Channel 9s - The Vasilinda Report, Crier Live, ABC Prime Time Thursday w/Diane Sawyer and Charles Gibson, MSNBC Live, Dr.<br><br> Phil, FOX News Live, Court-TV (Crier Live), Court-TV (Both Sides w/Vinny Politan), A Current Affair, FOX News Channel 3 The Big Story and The Lineup, CNN (Nancy Grace), MSNBC (Rita Cosby), CBS 9 48 Hours, Dateline NBC Radio: Talk America (Judi World), Morton Downey Jr. via WWRC, Sun Radio Network, Liberty Works Radio, American Freedom Network, KOA, WLW, WOAI, WBZ, KABC, KGO, WMEX, Florida News Network, Radio America Network, Focus on the Family w/Dr. James Dobson, WMAL, Nolan at Night, Roger Fredinburg Show, Tony Trupiano Show (Talk America), Stan Solomon Show, ESPN Radio (Chicago), Steel on Steel, American Freedom Network, Wisconsin Public Radio, KRLA-AM 870 w/Glenn Sacks (hisside.com), Familiesundersiege.com, Behind the Headlines w/Jane Silk, KPSI-AM Palm Springs, CA, The Ken Hamblin Show, KTSA-AM (The Morning Edge w/Trey Ware, Fox Sports Radio, The Mitch Albom Show (WJR), KTAR, Battleline w/Alan Nathan (radioamerica.org), The Bob Dornan Show, CRN, American Breakfast w/Stan Major (nationalradionetwork.com), World Talk Radio w/Annie Armen, Voice Of America w/Barbara Klein, His Side w/Glenn Sacks ( www.hisside.com ) (Point 3 Counterpoint Debate w/Celebrity Attorney Gloria Allred June 27, 2004), WOR w/Ed Walsh, Good Day USA (The Doug Stephan Show), KHOW, WHO, WBT, KLIF, KLBJ, KFI, KPAM, KCMO, FOX News Radio Legal Analyst in the Jon Benet Ramsay arrest case of John Mark Carr, the resignation of former U.S.<br><br> House Rep. Mark Foley, and the Duke University Rape Scandal, The Scott Paulsen Show (The Zone), Across the Nation w/Attorney Bob Dunning on Sirius Channel 159, Bulldog and the Rude Awakening on Ocean 98, KFBK, KXYL 97 FM Wendlee Broadcasting (Central Texas), The Lars Larson Show 3 CBS Radio, Divorce Source Radio, X Zone Radio w/Rob McConnell Awards & Significant Events: FOX News Radio Legal Analyst Legal and Media Consultant for Bridget Marks Case Point 3 Counterpoint Radio Interview v. Gloria Allred (06-27-04) National Wall of Tolerance sponsored by Rosa Parks Legal and Media Consultant for Elian Gonzalez Case Media Commentator for other following high-profile cases: Duke University Rape Scandal, Congressman Mark Foley Scandal, Kobe Bryant, Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandal, Paula Poundstone, Megan 9s Law, Michael Jackson, Woody Allen; Who 9s Who in Medicine & Healthcare Dept.<br><br> of Health & Rehabilitative Services 3 Florida American Coalition for Fathers & Children Mayor Ed Austin 3 Jacksonville, Florida Northwest Child Abuse Defense Resource Center Candidate for Florida State House in 1994 Testified in precedent setting 8prospective abuse 9 case law in 1992 in Clay County, Florida 3 In The Interest of S.S.J. References: Will be furnished upon request Updated May 2011