Steven Nisenbaum, Ph.D., J.D.

PUBLICATIONS

 

Shared Parenting in High Conflict Divorce: A View from the Trenches, Fuhrmann, G.S.W., Klawsnik, J., Nisenbaum, S., Appell, J., Annual Conference of the Massachusetts Association of Guardians Ad Litem, Regis College,Weston, MA (to be held November 5, 2011)

Smarty Pants: Empiricist Imperialism, Prophets or False Idols in a Science, Art or Cult of Psychology?, Nisenbaum S. and Folman, R., Conference on "Evidence-Based Methods in Public Psychology," American Psychological Association Division 18 Revere, MA (to be held October 28, 2011)

Ethicolegal Issues in Veterans Healthcare, Praeger Handbook of Veterans Health: History and Challenges, Issuea and Developments, Nisenbaum, S., Miller, T., Norman, D., and O'Keefe, S. (New York: Springer, in press)

 Hollywood Scriptures: Challenges of Peace in the Postmodern Family, S.Nisenbaum, Symposium on "Classic and Modern Cinematic Images Mirror Societal Progress As Leaders Creatively Shape Peace Between Cultures in Conflict," American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, DC (August 5, 2011)

 Ethical and Legal Issues in Transitioning the Life Span, Nisenbaum, S., Weiss, M.C., and Shapiro, D.L., in T. Miller, Stressful Life Events: Transitions in the Life Span (New York: Springer, 2010)

 Negotiation and the Shadow of the Law, in J. DeRivera (Ed.), Handbook on Building Cultures of Peace, (New York: Springer, 2009)

 Post-Darwinian Quest: Supreme Authority for End to Warfare – The Einstsein-Freud Letters of 1932, Symposium on “Creating Superordinate Identities,” American Psychological Association Convention,  Toronto, CA (August 6, 2009)

 Negotiation in the Shadow of the Law, Symposium on “Building Cultures of Peace,” American Psychological Association Convention, Boston, MA (August 21, 2008)

 Moral of the Story, Family Mediation Quarterly, Nisenbaum, S. & Weiss, M. (Fall, 2007)

 Discussant Commentary, Symposium on “Ethical Issues in Public Service Psychology and Small Communities,” American Psychological Association Convention, San Francisco, CA, August 17, 2007

 The Mediator’s Toolkit: Transference and Countertransference, Part II, Family Mediation Quarterly, Folman, R.&Nisenbaum, S. (Winter, 2007)

 De Facto Parents, Stepfamilies, Grandparents, Unmarrieds: Casualties in Family Dissolution, Symposium on “New Practice Roles, Part II: Emergent Cultures in Divorce and Caretaking,” Folman, R.&Nisenbaum, S. (Co-Chairpersons) American Psychological Association Convention, New Orleans, LA, August 13, 2006

 The Mediator’s Toolkit: Transference and Countertransference, Part I, Family Mediation Quarterly, Folman, R.&Nisenbaum, S. (Summer, 2006)

 New Roles for Psychologists: Parenting Coordinators and Parenting Educators for Divorce, Symposium on “Emerging Roles in Family Court: Six New Practice Options,” Nisenbaum, S.&Folman, R. (Co-Chairpersons), American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C., August 19, 2005

 Movies, Conflict Resolution, and the Pervasively Mentally Ill, Peters, T., Nisenbaum, S., Kaplan, E. & Wilhite, Poster Session, American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Honolulu, HI, July 28, 2004

 Parent and Child Adjustment to Divorce, Paper Presentation at “Parenting Coordinators,” Conference with Deutsch R., Kinscherff, R., Longin, E., Nisenbaum, S. & Pollak, R., Massachusetts Psychological Association and North East Center for Dispute Resolution, Burlington, MA, April 30, 2004

 Principles of Conflict Resolution and ADR Principles Defined and Distinguished;” “Roles, Responsibilities and Qualities of the Mediator;” “Pitfalls and Opportunities of Agreement Writing;” “Ethics/Confidentiality of Mediation;” “Legal Issues in Mediation,” Paper Presentation at “Mediation Training for Mental health Professionals,” Conference with Hartfield, E., Peters, S.E., Longin, E., Nisenbaum, S., Shapiro, D. & Shackleton, B., Massachusetts Psychological Association and North East Center for Dispute Settlement, Weston and Dedham, MA, September 18-19, October 25-26, November 22-23, December 13-14, 2002

 Legal and Ethical Issues of Schools in Divorce for Families of Diversity, Paper Presentation, at Conference on “Urban Schools Supporting Children of Diverse Families,” University of Massachusetts Medical School, Center for Adoption Research, University of Massachusetts/Boston, March 20, 2001

 Compromising Positions:  When Mediation Compromises the Pursuit of Justice, Paper Presentation, at “Who’s Making the Rules: An ADR Forum on Ethics, Standards and Qualifications,” New England Chapter of Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution, Regional Conference, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, November 16, 2000

 Psychoeducational Model for Forensic Inpatient Brief Hospitalization: The Hathorne Prototype, Sarah J. Lahti (Principal Author) and Steven Nisenbaum, Ph.D. (Supervisor, Sponsor), Poster Session, American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., August 6, 2000

 Making Parent Psychoeducation More Accessible: Computer-Based Education for Divorcing Parents, Poster Session, American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., August 6, 2000

Family Dissolution and Dual Diagnosis: Complex Public-Private Service Interfaces, Paper Presented at Symposium on “Dual Diagnosis in Public Settings – Barriers and Opportunities,” American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., August 4, 2000

 Professional Liability and Ethical Issues and Risks in Guardian Ad Litem Cases, Paper Presentation on Panel, American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., August 4, 2000

 Mediation Training for Health Care Disputes, David Hoffman, Dina Beach Lynch, David Christiani, and Steve Nisenbaum, Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education and American Arbitration Association, Boston (April 12-14, 2000)

 Mediation Training for Health Care Disputes, David Hoffman, Dina Beach Lynch, David Chrstiani, and Steve Nisenbaum, Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education and American Arbitration Association, Boston (January 26-28, 2000)

 Managing Divorce: Positive Post-Separation Parenting for Effectiveness and Well-Being (MDP3), Steven Nisenbaum, Marcia Boumil, and Joel Friedman, course curriculum (September 1, 1999)

 Legal and Ethical Guidelines in Child Custody and Visitation Evaluations, Annual Meeting of Massachusetts Association of Guardians Ad Litem Keynote Address, Henderson House, Northeastern University, Wellesley, MA, June 1, 1999

 History of Mental Health Treatment and Psychiatric Hospitals in Massachusetts: Colonial Times-Present, Founders Day Keynote Address, Tewksbury Hospital, Tewksbury, MA, April 29, 1999

 Workplace and Employment Mediation: Fundamental Skills Training, Ericka Gray and Steven Nisenbaum, Corporate and Occupational Solutions, P.C., Milford Town Hall, Milford, NH, April 9-11, 1999

 Mediating Workplace Conflict: Advanced Mediation Skills Training, Ericka Gray and Steven Nisenbaum, Corporate and Occupational Solutions, P.C., Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, March 19-21, 1999

 Mediating Workplace Conflict: Advanced Mediation Skills Training, Ericka Gray and Steven Nisenbaum, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, March 19, 10, 21, 1999

 Mediation: Fundamental Skills Training, Ericka Gray and Steven Nisenbaum, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, October 23, 24, 25, November 7, 1998

 The Out-of-Touch, Out-of-Order, Out-of-Control Parent: Custody and Visitation Issues, Massachusetts Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Program, Holiday Inn, Peabody, March, 1996

 Civil and Criminal Commitment of Homeless Mentally Ill Adults, in Ellen L. Bassuk (Ed.), Community Care for Homeless Clients with Mental Illness, Substance Abuse, or Dual Diagnosis, pp. A1-10.  Newton, Massachusetts: Better Homes Foundation, 1994

 Emerging Ethical-Legal and Clinical Dilemmas for Substance Abuse Treatment in Private and Public ‘Managed Care’ Environments, Paper presented at Panel Discussion on “Human Rights and Substance Abuse,” with W. Crane and M. Dumont, Ninth Annual Human Rights Conference of the Massachusetts DMH and the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health, Framingham State College, Framingham, May 28, 1993

 A Clinical Assessment Approach in the Prediction of Violence, Paper presented at Panel Discussion on “Assessment and Treatment of Aggressive Behavior,” with R. Flannery, P. Benedict, and S. Swenson, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Peabody Institute, Danvers, May 4, 1993

 Considerations of Law and Ethics in State Hospital Clinical Practice, Paper presented for Grand Rounds, Danvers State Hospital, Danvers, March 5, 1992

 Legal and Ethical Issues in State Hospital Clinical Practice, Paper presented for Grand Rounds, Westborough State Hospital, Westborough, January 7, 1992

History of Treatment of the Mentally Ill at Danvers State Hospital, Paper presented at Danvers State Hospital, Danvers, September 5, 1991

 Substance Abuse Among Persistently Mentally Ill:  The Self-Medication Hypothesis, Paper presented at 99th Annual Convention, American Psychological Association (San Francisco, California), August 15-20, 1991

 Confidentiality in Inpatient and Outpatient Psychiatric Care, Paper presented for Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, New England Memorial Hospital, Stoneham, May 16, 1991

 Legal and Ethical Issues for Clinical Supervisors, Paper presented for Grand Rounds, Franciscan Children’s Hospital, Brighton, April 4, 1991

 Considerations of Law and Ethics in Clinical Supervision, Paper presented at Cambridge Hospital/Harvard Medical School Conference on Clinical Supervision, Sheraton Commander Hotel, Cambridge December 8, 1990

 Forensic Psychologists’ Dilemma:  Performing Court Ordered Evaluations, with T. Martin, Poster Session at 97th Annual Convention, American Psychological Association (New Orleans, Louisiana), August 11-15, 1989

 History of Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment and Danvers State Hospital, 18th and 19th Century (Part I), Paper presented for Grand Rounds, Danvers State Hospital, Danvers, May 18, 1989

 Reinstitutionalization or Renewal?:  The Challenge of Change in a State Mental Hospital, Paper presented for Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, September 22, 1987

 Structures of Loneliness:  Implications for Object Relations Theory and Psychotherapy, Paper presented at 95th Annual Convention, American Psychological Association (New York City, New York), August 28-September 1, 1987

 Implications of a Taxonomy of Loneliness for Diagnosis and for Treatment Interventions:  Clinical Case Studies, Paper presented at Teaching Conference, Danielson Institute, Boston University, Boston, November 25, 1986

 Therapeutic Community:  Literature Review and Research Findings, Paper presented at Staff Seminar, Human Resources Institute, Brookline, June 12, 1985

 Legal Concerns of Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatients, Paper presented at X-Roads Adolescent Life Skills Program, Human Resource Institute, Brookline, May 20, 1985

 A Critique of Therapeutic Communities (Parts I and II), Paper presented at Staff Seminar, Psychiatric Inpatient Unit, Winthrop Hospital, Winthrop, November 14, 1984 and March 6, 1985

 Confidentiality in Psychiatric Care, Paper presented at Staff In-service Education Seminar, Human Resource Institute, Brookline, January 15, 1985

 Nine Types of Loneliness:  Psychoanalytic Theories and Research Findings, Paper presented at 92nd Annual Convention, American Psychological Association (Toronto, Canada), August 24-28, 1984

 Group Psychotherapy in Acute Inpatient Settings (Parts I-IV), Paper presented at Staff Seminar, Human Resource Institute, Brookline, September 13, 27, and October 11, 18, 1983

 Ways of Being Alone in the World, American Behavioral Scientist, Special Issue on Qualitative Research on Emotions, Vol. 27, No. 6, pp. 785-800, July/August, 1984

 Psychological Testing on Inpatient Units (Parts I-III), Paper presented at Staff Seminar, Human Resource Institute, Brookline, September 14, 21, and 28, 1983

 Loneliness:  Comparing Emotions When Vocabulary Does Not Distinguish Discrete Types, Paper presented in Symposium on Loneliness and Love, 90th Annual Convention, American Psychological Association, (Washington, D.C.), August 23-27, 1982

 Facilitating Freshman Transition Into College, with R.W. Baker, Journal of the American College Health Association, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 79-83, 1979

 Whether It’s Funny Depends on Who’s Laughing, 49th Annual Meeting, Eastern Psychological Association, (Washington, D.C.), March 29, 1978

 Legal Rights of the Mentally Retarded, and History of the Mentally Retarded, in J.M. Nisenbaum, Beginner’s Guide to Housemanaging Community Residences (Manuscript), 1973

 Race Quotas, Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 128-180, January, 1973