Curriculum Vitae


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Education

1970
B.A.
New York University, New York, New York, Psychology
1972
M.A
New York University, New York, New York
Guidance and Counseling.
1985
Ph.D.
New York University, New York, New YorkHuman Sexuality Ph.D. Sponsor: Deryck Calderwood, ProfessorThesis Title:The Impact of Parolee’s Perception of Confidentiality on the Reporting of Their Urges to Interact Sexually with ChildrenCitation of Publication:

Kaplan, M.S., Abel, G.G., Rathner, J. & Mittleman, M.(1990). The impact of parolee’s perceptions of confidentiality on self-reported sex crimes. Annals of Sex Research, 3, (3), 293-305.

Kaplan, M.S., (1989). A Description of self-reports of convicted child molesters following incarceration. International Journal of Offender Therapy & Comparative Criminology, 33, (1), 69-77.

 

Traineeship

1970-1971 Psychology Intern, Beth Israel Hospital, NY, NY. Psychological and perceptual testing of children 4-7 years of age.
1970-1973 Counselor, NY State Division of Youth, NY, NY . Individual counseling for juvenile offenders.
1970-1973 Internships: Counselor, National Council on Alcoholism, Alcohol Recovery Institute, NY, NY . Conducted workshops for professionals on alcohol abuse.
1970-1973 Counselor, NY City Board of Education Peer Group Program, NY, NY. Workshops to train adolescents in peer group and sexuality counseling.
1970-1973 Psychological Intern, Flower Fifth Avenue Medical Center, Mental Retardation Unit, NY, NY. Utilized testing techniques of intelligence and projective tests.
1971-1973 Research Assistant, Family Institute, NY, NY . Research in the development, practice and effectiveness of family therapy.
1973 Counselor, National Council on Alcoholism Alcohol Recovery Institute, New York City, New York . Conducted workshops for professionals on alcohol and alcohol abuse.
1978-1984 Sexual Behavior Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute. Training in the evaluation and treatment of sexual dysfunctions and sexual disorders with Gene Abel, M.D. and Judith Becker, Ph.D.
1981-1984 Training as co-therapist with Dr. Gene Abel in private practice. Training in sex dysfunction therapy and co-therapist at New York State Psychiatric Institute with adult sex offenders.
1981-1984 New York State Division of Parole – Designed and implemented research study to evaluate the treatment needs for sex offender parolees, the extent of prior treatment in prison, and the evaluation of parolees sexual interest patterns.
1983 Developed a seven and a half hour sex education/sex dysfunction treatment course for convicted sex offenders.

Licensure

1988 Psychologist, New Jsersey State License #355100245300
2006 2006 Mental Health Counselor, New York State License #5628748

Professional Organizations and Societies 

1985-Present American Psychological Association
1995-Present International Academy of Sex Research
1985-Present Diplomat, American Board of Sexology
1985-Present Association in the Advancement of Behavior Therapy (AABT)
1985-Present Sex Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)
1985-Present Society for the Scientific Study of Sex (SSSS)
1985-Present Society for Sex therapy and Research (SSTAR)
1985-Present Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA)
1985-Present American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children

 


Academic Appointments

1986-1988 Instructor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry), College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
1989-1995 Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry), College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
1995-Present Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology (in Psychiatry), College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York


Grant Support

1987-1990 Co-Investigator, NIMH — HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies: AIDS Prevention for Adolescent Sex Offenders, $89,794.
1990 Co-Investigator, BRSG – Characteristics of Female Sexual Offenders Against Children, Pilot Study, $2,790.
1992-Present Co-Investigator,SAMSHA MH19845 – HIV Training for Providers to The Severely Mentally Ill.
1992-1995 Co-Investigator and Prevention Coordinator, SAMSHA MH19845 HIV Training for Providers to the Severely Mentally Ill, $470,000
1993-1996 Co-Investigator, NIMH 5P50 MH 43520, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies. Determinants of Sexual Problem Behaviors in Childhood.
1995-1998 Co-Investigator and Prevention Coordinator, SAMSHA SM19983 Columbia University HIV/AIDS Mental Health Training Project $568,000
1998-2003 Co-Investigator and Prevention Coordinator, SAMSHA SM52311 Columbia University HIV/AIDS Mental Health Training Project, $645,000
2002-2003 Co-Investigator, H4AHA003303, New York State AIDS Institute. Mental Health Training for AIDS Care Providers throughout New York State $50,000
2003-2008 Co-Investigator and Prevention Coordinator, HRSA AETC, Columbia University School of Public Health, New York / New Jersey AIDS Education and Training Center (HRSA) $104,000 Annually


Teaching Experience and Responsibilities

1985-Present Supervision of fourth year medical students and psychology interns in elective study at the New York Psychiatric Institute Sexual Behavior Clinic.
1986-Present Sexual Disorders Course to Creedmore Psychiatry third and fourth year residents.
1989-Present Behavior Therapy and Human Sexuality Course, 2nd Year Child Psychiatry Fellows.
1989-Present Lecturer, Psychosexual Disorders Seminar, New York State Psychiatric Institute
1990-Present Guest lecturer on Sexual Disorders and Dysfunctions to Psychiatric Residents at Harlem Hospital, Downstate Medical Center .
1993-Present Teaching Sexual Disorders and Sexual Dysfunction to 2 nd year Medical Students at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
1999-Present Faculty, Columbia Cornell Residency in Psychiatry and the Law


Committees

1998-2000 At-Large Member, The Partnership for the Homeless
1995-2000 Executive Board Member, Association for Treatment of Sexual Abusers) ATSA
1991-Present Board Member, Special Classification Review Board, Adult Diagnostic & Treatment Center Avenel, New Jersey
2004-Present Chairperson, Special Classification Review Board, Adult Diagnostic & Treatment Center, Avenel, New Jersey
1989-Present Board Member, New York State Sex Offender Alliance and New York State ATSA
1984-Present The New York City Task Force Again Sexual Assault
1995-2000 Executive Board Member, ASTA (Association for Treatment of Sexual Abusers
1999-Present Member, Sex Offender Management Team, Office of the Criminal Justice Coordinator, The City of New York
1999-2001 Consultant, NY State Office of Mental Health Task Force on Sex Abuse

Other Professional Activities

1974-1984 Parole Officer, New York State Executive Department, New York, New York Supervision and counseling of ex-offenders of violent felony crimes including investigations and law enforcementDesigned and conducted Pilot Exchange Program; a one year experimental program which assigned ex-offenders who could most benefit from working with a Parole Officer of the opposite sex. After one year, the program was made a permanent aspect of the Divison of Parole. (1977) Designed and implemented Parole Lower East Side Project, a community based project which incorporated community involvement in the social-psychological reintegration of ex-offenders. (1979)
1984-Present Research Scientist, Sexual Behavior Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York. Clinical research evaluations and treatment for adult and
adolescent sexual abusers. Training and supervision of Mental Health Professionals in the evaluation and treatment of sexual offenders.
1990-Present Director, Sexual Behavior Clinic, New York StatePsychiatric Institute, New York, N.Y.
1992-Present Group Trainer, Columbia University Mental Health Training Project; HIV prevention training for providers to people with severe mental illness.
2002 Consultant: OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services Sex Offender Program: Reviewed Policy, Procedures and Medical Records
2004 to Present Chairperson, Special Classification Review Board (SCRB), Adult Diagnostic & Treatment Center, Avenel, New Jersey

Editorial

Editorial: Guest reviewer for the following:Journal of Interpersonal ViolenceSiecus ReportViolence UpdateJournal of Sex Education and TherapyAnnals of Sex ResearchCriminal Justice and Behavior

 

Bibliography


PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES

1986 1. Becker JV, Kaplan MS, Cunningham-Rathner J. and Kavoussi RJ: Characteristics of adolescent incest sexual perpetrators: Preliminary findings. Journal of Family Violence. 1986; 1(1):85-9722.
2. Becker JV, Cunningham-Rathner J, Kaplan MS: Adolescent sexual offenders: Demographics, criminal and sexual histories and recommendations for reducing future offenses. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 1986; 1(4):431-445
1988 3. Kavoussi R, Kaplan MS, Becker JV: Psychiatric diagnoses in juvenile sex offenders. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 1988; 27:241-243
1989 4. Kaplan MS, Becker JV, Cunningham-Rathner J: Characteristics of parents of adolescent incest perpetrators: Preliminary findings. Journal of Family Violence, 1980; 3(3): 183-1915.
5. Kaplan MS: A Description of self reports of convicted child molesters following incarceration. International Journal of Offender Therapy & Comparative Criminology. 1989; 33(1):69-77
1990 6. Becker JV, Hunter J, Stein R, Kaplan MS: Factors associated with erection in adolescent sex offenders. Journal of Psychopathology & Behavioral Assessment 1990; 11(4):353-3627.
7. Kaplan MS, Abel GG, Rathner J, Mittleman M: The impact of parolee’s perceptions of confidentiality on self-reported sex crimes. Annals of Sex Research. 1990; 3 (3):293-3058.
8. Kaplan MS, Becker JV, Martinez D: A comparison of mothers of adolescent incest vs. non-incest perpetrators. Journal of Family Violence 1990; 5(3):209-214
1991 9. Kaplan MS, Becker JV, Tenke C: Influence of Abuse History on Adolescent Self-Reported Comfort with Interviewer Gender. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1991; 6(1):3-1210.
10. Becker JV, Kaplan MS, Tenke CE, Tartaglini A: The incidence of depressive symptomatology in juvenile sex offenders with a history of abuse. Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal. 1991; 15(3):531-53611.
11. Kaplan MS, Becker JV, Tenke C: Assessment of sexual knowledge and attitudes in an adolescent sex offender population. Sex Education and Therapy. 1991; 2:217-22512.
12. Rotheram-Borus MJ, Becker JV, Koopman C, Kaplan MS: AIDS knowledge, attitudes and sexual behaviors of sexually Delinquent and Non-Delinquent Adolescents. Journal of Adolescenc e.1991; 14:229-24413.
13. Becker JV, Kaplan MS: Rape victims: Issues, theories and treatment. Annual Review of Sex Research. 1991; 2:267-29214.
14. Hunter JA, Becker JV, Kaplan MS, Goodwin DW: The reliability and discriminitive utility of the adolescent cognitions scale for juvenile offenders Annals of Sex Research. 1991; 4:281-286
1992 15. Becker JV, Stein RM, Kaplan MS, Cunningham-Rathner J: Erectile response characteristics of adolescent sex offenders: A preliminary study. Annals of Sex Research. 1992; 5(1):81-8616.
16. Becker JV, Kaplan MS, Tenke CE: The influence of abuse history and denial on erectile response profiles of adolescent sexual perpetrators. Behavior Therapy. 1992; 23:87-9717.
17. Becker JV, Hunter JA, Goodwin D, Kaplan MS, Martinez D: Test-retest reliability of audio-taped phallometric stimuli with adolescent sex offenders. Annals of Sex Research. 1992; 5:45-51
1993 18. Kaplan MS, Morales M, Becker JV: The impact of verbal satiation on adolescent sex offenders: A preliminary report. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse. 1993; 2(3):81-88
1994 19. Herman R, Kaplan M, Satriano J, Cournos F, McKinnon K: HIV prevention with people with serious mental illness: Staff training and institutional attitudes. Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal. 1994; 17:97-10320.
20. Green A, Kaplan M: Psychiatric impairment and childhood victimization experiences in female child molesters. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 1994; 33(7):954-961
1995 21. Kobayashi J, Sales BD, Becker JV, Figueredo AJ, Kaplan M: Perceived deviance, parent-child bonding, child abuse, and child sexual aggression. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment. 1995; 7(1):25-4522.22.
1997 22. Kaplan M, Green A: Eleven incarcerated female sexual offenders: A comparison of sexual histories with non-offenders. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment. 1995; 7(4):287-301
23. Hunter J, Becker J, Goodwin DW, Kaplan M: The adolescent sexual interest cardsort, test-retest reliability and concurrent validity in relation to phallometric assessment. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 1995; 24(5):555-563
24. Kaemingk K, Koselka M, Becker J, Kaplan M: Age and adolescent sexual offender arousal. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment. 1995; 7(4):249-259
25. Cournos F, Herman R, Kaplan M, McKinnon K: AIDS prevention for people with severe mental illness. Journal of Practical Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, 1997; 3(5):285-293
2001 26. Krueger RB, Kaplan MS: Depo-leuprolide acetate for the treatment of the paraphilias: A report of 12 cases. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 2001; 30:409-42227.
27. Krueger RB, Kaplan MS: The paraphilic and hypersexual disorders: An Overview. Journal of Psychiatric Practice. 2001; 7:391-403
2002 28. Krueger RB, Kaplan MS: Behavioral and psychopharmacological treatment of the paraphilic and hypersexual disorders. Journal of Psychiatric Practice. 2002; 8:21-3229.
29. Herman R, Kaplan MS, LeMelle S: An Evaluation of a Psycho educational Debriefing. Psychiatric Services. 2002; 53(4):47930.
30. Krueger RB, Kaplan MS: Treatment resources for the paraphilic and hypersexual disorders. Journal of Psychiatric Practice. 2002; 8:59-6031.
31. Krueger RB, Kaplan MS: A favorable view of the DSM-IV diagnosis of pedophilia and empathy for the pedophile.  Archives of Sexual Behavior.December 2002; 31:486-488
2009 32. Krueger RB, Kaplan, M, First, M: Sexual and other axis I diagnoses of 60 males arrested for crimes against children involving the Internet, CNS Spectrums, in press
2010 33. Kaplan MS, Krueger RB: Diagnosis, Assessment, and Treatment of Hypersexuality: Annual Review of Sex Research, Journal of Sex Research, Vol 47, Issue 2-3; 2010; 181-198
2012 34. Krueger, RB, Kaplan, MS: Paraphilic Diagnoses in DSM-5: The Israeli Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences; Vol 49, No. 4, 2012, 248-254.
35. Kaplan, M, Krueger RB: Cognitive-Behavioral treatment of the paraphilias: The Israeli Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences; Vol 49, No. 4, 2012, 291-296
2013 36. Krueger, RB, Weiss, SL, Kaplan, MS, Braunstein, LJ, Wiener, E: The Impact of Internet Pornography Use and Cybersexual Behavior on Child Custody and Visitation; Journal of Child Custody, 10: 1-31, 2013, DOI: 10.1080/15379418.2013.781860

CASE REPORTS

2006 1. Krueger RB, Kaplan MS (2006). “I Want to Try It. What Else Can I Do?” Chemical Castration as a Treatment for Pedophilia. R Spitzer, J. Williams, M. First (Eds). Case Book for DSM-IV-TR. American Psychiatric Association Press. Washington DC. pp. 309-334.


CHAPTERS AND BOOKS

1988 1. Becker JV, Kaplan MS. (1988) Sex offenders. In D. Schetky, A. Green, (eds.), Child Sexual Abuse: Intervention, Treatment and Prevention .pp. 136-149. Bruner Mazel, New York.2. Becker JV, Kaplan MS, Kavoussi R. (1988) Measuring the effectiveness of treatment for the aggressive adolescent sexual offender. Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 528, 215-222.
1989 3. Becker JV, Kaplan MS. (1989) The Assessment of adolescent sexual offenders. In R. Prinz, (ed.), Advances in Behavioral Assessment of Children and Families, 4, 97-118. Conn : JAI Press Inc.
1990 4. Becker JV, Kaplan MS. (1990) Assessment of the adult sex offender. In P. Reynolds, J. Rosen & G. Chelune, Advances in Psychological Assessment pp. 261-283. Plenum Press, New York .5. Becker JV, Kaplan MS. (1990) Perpetrators of child sexual abuse. R.T. Ammerman & M. Herson, (eds.), Treatment of Family Violence: A Sourcebook pp. 266-279. John Wiley and Sons, New York.
1992 6. Kaplan MS, Becker JV. (1992) Adolescent perpetrators of incest. R.T. Ammerman and M. Herson, (eds.), Assessment of Family Violence: A Clinical and Legal Sourcebook pp. 332-347. John Wiley and Sons, New York.7. Becker JV, Kaplan MS. (1992) Research on adolescent sex offenders. In A. Burgess, (ed.), Child trauma I: Issues and Research. pp, 383-405. Garland Publishing, Inc., New York.
1993 8. Becker JV, Kaplan MS. (1993) Cognitive behavioral treatment of the Juvenile sex offender. H.E. Barbaree, W.L. Marshall, & D.R. Laws, (eds.), The Juvenile Sexual Offender Guilford Press, New York.
1994 9. Becker JV, Kaplan MS. (1994) Sexual Disorders. In V.B. Van Hasselt & M. Hersen, (eds.), Advanced Abnormal Psychology Plenum Publishing Co., New York.
1997 10. Krueger RB, Kaplan M. (1997) Frotteurism: Assessment and treatment. In D. R. Laws and W. O’Donohue, (eds.), Sexual Deviance. Theory, Assessment, and Treatment. pp. 131-151. Guilford Press, New York .11. Kaplan M, Krueger RB. (1997) Voyeurism: Psychopathology and Theory. In D. R.
Laws and W. O’Donohue, (eds.), Sexual Deviance. Theory, Assessment, and Treatment, pp. 297-310. Guilford Press, New York.
1999 12. Kaplan M, Herman R. (1999) Cognitive Behavioral Risk Reduction Groups for People with Mental Illness. In F. Cournos and R. Bakalar, (eds.), HIV/AIDS
and Severe Mental Illness: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals, Yale University Press, New Haven13. Kaplan M, Herman R. (1999) Training Programs for Staff in F. Cournos and R. Bakalar, (eds.), HIV/AIDS and Severe Mental Illness: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals. Yale University Press, New Haven.
2000 14. Krueger RB, Kaplan MS. (2000) The non-violent serial offender: Exhibitionism, frotteurism, and telephone scatologia. In L.B. Schlesinger, (ed.), Serial Offenders: Current Thought, Recent Findings, Unusual Syndromes. pp. 103-118, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl.15. Krueger RB, Kaplan MS. (2000) Evaluation and Treatment of Sexual Disorders: Frottage In VandeCreek, L., (ed.), Innovations in Clinical Practice: A Source Book. Vol. 18, pp. 185-198, Professional Resource Press. Sarasota, Fl.16. Krueger RB, Kaplan MS. (2000) Disorders of Sexual Impulse Control in Neuropsychiatric Conditions. In T. W. McAllister, (Guest Ed.), Seminars in Clinical Neuropsychiatry: Pharmacological of Neuropsychiatric Syndromes. Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 266-274.
2002 17. Herman R, Kaplan MS. (2002) Cognitive Behavioral Risk Reduction Groups (Chapter 14) and Training Programs for Staff (Chapter 6), in Cournos F, Bakalar N, (eds.), HIV/AIDS and Severe Mental Illness: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals. Yale University Press, New Haven.
18. Kaplan MS, Krueger RB. (2002) Book Review: Clinical Management of Sex Addiction, edited by Patrick J. Carnes and Kenneth M. Adams. New York: Brunner-Routledge, 2002 Download
2003 19. Kaplan MS, Krueger RB. (2003) Adolescent Sex Offenders.  In Rosner, R. (Ed.) Principles and Practice of Forensic Psychiatry. Second Edition. Chapter 45, Arnold, London. pp. 455-462
2006 20. Becker JV, Kaplan MS. (2006) Clinical Assessment and Treatment of the Adolescent Sex Offender. Sage Publications, Newbury Park, CA .(in preparation).
2008 21. Krueger RB, Kaplan MS. (2008) Frotteurism:  Assessment and treatment.  In D. R. Laws and W. O’Donohue (Eds.).  Sexual Deviance: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment. 2nd Edition. Guilford Press, New York. pp. 150-163.
2009 22. Krueger RB, Wexler R, Kaplan M, Saleh F. (2009) Orchiectomy. In Saleh, FM, Bradford, Grudzinsakas, AJ, Bradford JM, Brodsky DJ. Sex Offenders. Oxford University Press, New York, New York. pp. 171-188.


MONOGRAPHS AND TREATMENT MANUALS

1984 Abel GG, Becker JV, Rathner J, Kaplan M, Reich J. (1984). Treatment
Manual For Child Molesters 
. Available from the Sexual Behavior Clinic, 513 West 166th Street, New York, New York 10032 .
1993 Kaplan M, Herman R, Cournos F, Bailum S, Sugden R. (1993) HIV Prevention for People with Mental Illness: A Training Manual for Mental Health Professionals, New York State Psychiatric Institute.
2003 Tiefer L, Brick P, Kaplan M. A New View of Women’s Sexual Problems A Teaching Manual 2003. 163 3 rd Ave PMB #183 NY, NY 10003.


PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

1985 Kaplan, M.S., The Evaluation and Treatment of Sex Offenders. Workshops presented at: Binghamton Psychiatric Center, Binghamton, New York, May 1985; Queens Children’s Psychiatric Center, Bellerose, New York, March 1985; and Bronx Children’s Psychiatric Center, Bronx, New York, March 1985.Becker, J.V. and Kaplan, M.S. A Model For The Treatment of Adolescent Sexual Offenders. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association’s 93rd Annual Convention, Los Angeles, California, August 1985.Kaplan, M.S. and Kavoussi, R.J. Evaluation And Treatment of Adolescent Sexual Offenders. Paper presented at the Mid Hudson Psychiatric Center’s fourth Annual Forensic Conference, Ellenville, New York, September, 1985.Becker, J.V. and Kaplan, M.S. Treating Adolescent Sex Offenders. Paper presented at the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy’s Nineteenth Annual Convention, Houston, Texas, November, 1985.
1986 Kaplan, M.S. Behavioral Approaches to Treatment of the Adult and Adolescent Sexual Offender, presented at Johns Hopkins’ Medical School Hospital . Seminar “What Will We Do With The Sex Offender,” February, 1986.Kaplan, M.S. and Kavoussi, R.J. The Adolescent Sex Offender. Paper presented at the Florida Mental Heath Institute’s Sex Offender Treatment Conference sponsored by NIMH, Tampa, Florida, February, 1986.Kaplan, M.S. A Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Model for Adolescent Sexual Offenders. Paper presented at “Treating The Juvenile Sexual Abuse Perpetrator: A National Training Conference,” Bloomington, Minnesota, April, 1986.Kaplan, M.S. Treating The Sexual Offender. Paper presented at the American Parole and Probation Association’s Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, August, 1986.Kaplan, M.S. Behavioral Evaluation and Treatment of Adult Sex Offenders. Workshop presented at the Massachusetts Treatment Center, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, October, 1986.Kaplan, M.S. Adolescent Sex Offenders: Evaluation and Treatment. Paper presented at the John Jay Annual Conference in Criminal Justice Statistics, New York City, New York, December, 1986.
1987 Kaplan, M.S. Treating Juvenile Offenders. Presented at Fordham University School of Law Conference on Child Sexual Abuse, March, 1987.Kaplan, M.S. Studies of Morality Judgments, Memories and Behavior. Presented at New York State Psychological Association, New York, New York, April 1987.Kaplan, M.S. Sexually Aggressive Behavior. Two day Workshop presented at the Bedford Stuyvesant Mental Health Center, Brooklyn, New York, April 1987.Becker, J.V. and Kaplan, M.S. Training Conference for the California State Pilot Sex Offender Treatment Program, California Office of Criminal Justice Planning, Berkeley, California, June, 1987.Kaplan, M.S. Adolescent Sexuality and the Development of Deviant Sexual Arousal. Paper presented at the State of New Jersey DYFS Training Conference, Trenton, New Jersey, October, 1987.Kaplan, M.S. Adolescents Who Commit Sexual Crimes: Assessment and Treatment Pre-Convention Institute. Presented at the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy Conference, Boston, MA, November, 1987.
1988 Kaplan, M.S. Workshop Presented at the 2nd National Training Conference, “Treating the Juvenile Sexual Perpetrator,” Atlanta, Georgia, October, 1988.Becker, J., Stein, R., Kaplan, M. and Cunningham-Rathner, J. Follow-up study of adolescent sexual offenders seen at an outpatient treatment clinic. Presentation at the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York City, November, 1988
1989 Kaplan, M.S., & Becker, J.V. Assessing Treatment Outcome of Sexual Attitudes & Knowledge. International Conference on the Treatment of Sex Offenders. Minneapolis, Minn., May, 1989.
1990 Becker, J.V. & Kaplan, M.S. Do some adolescents have paraphilias? National Conference on Sexual Compulsivity/Addiction. Minneapolis, Minn., May 1990.Kaplan, M.S. and Martinez, D. HIV Prevention for Adolescent Sex Offenders. Presented at the N.Y.S. Alliance of Sex Offenders National Task Force Training Conference. Albany, New York, October, 1990.
1991 Kaplan, MS : The Twelve Steps Meet Psychotherapy: Sexual Offenders & Chemical Dependency. Presentation at Four Winds Hospital, Westchester, N.Y., March, 1991Kaplan, MS : Behavioral Approaches in Treatment of Alcoholics who are Child Abusers. Alcoholism Council of Greater N.Y., April, 1991.Kaplan, MS : Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Abuse Perpetrators.. N.Y. Hospital-Cornell Medical Center Community Forum of Child Abuse Awareness, N.Y.C., April, 1991.Kaplan, MS : The Sexual Offender: Psychological Profiles. N.Y. Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children, N.Y.S., April, 1991.Kaplan, M.S. Protecting Clients from Child Abuse. Catholic Big Brothers of N.Y., May, 1991.Becker, J.V., Kaplan, MS, Seidman, E., & Rabkin, B: HIV prevention with juvenile male sex offenders. Symposium for the Third Biennial Conference in Community Psychology, Tempe, Arizona, June, 1991.
1992 – Present Since 1992, conducted approximately 30-50 workshops a year on the following topics: HIV and People with Mental Illness, Primary and Secondary Prevention, Practical Aspects of Feeling Safe in a Community Program.Since 1992, conducted full day training, grand rounds, and patient educational seminars at New York State Office of Mental Health facilities on HIV/AIDS topics especially HIV prevention: Training sites included Binghamton Psychiatric Center, Bronx Psychiatric Center, Buffalo Psychiatric Center Central, Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, New York Psychiatric Center, Hutchings Psychiatric Center, Kingsboro Psychiatric Center, Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center, Manhattan Psychiatric Center, Middletown Psychiatric Center, Rockland Psychiatric Center, and South Beach Psychiatric Center.
1992 Kaplan, M.S. Treatment of alcoholic sexual offenders. Smithers Institute, N.Y.C., January, 1992.
1993 Cournos, F., Herman, R., Satriano, J., Kaplan, M., Guido, J. Training Mental Health Workers to Run HIV Risk Reduction Groups with Psychiatric Patients, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, C.M.H.S., SAMSHA Conference, New York, New York, March 5, 1993.Kaplan, M. and Herman, R. Bronx Children’s Psychiatric Center, Bronx, N.Y. Training for Mental Health Professionals in HIV Prevention for Psychiatric Inpatients. Six series workshop, March 2 to April 6, 1993.
1994 Kaplan, M. Legal and Ethical Dilemmas in Services for Persons with Mental Disabilities: N.Y. State Commission on Quality of Care for the Mentally Disabled – Workshop. Albany, NY, June, 1994.Kaplan, M. The Adolescent Sex Offender; Evaluation and Treatment . Mount Sinai Medical Center, Adolescent Health Center, December, 1994.
1995 Cournos, F, Kaplan, MS, Herman, R: HIV Infection and Risk Reduction Strategies.Grand Rounds Presentation. Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center, Ward’s Island, N.Y., January 26, 1995.Kaplan, MS : HIV/AIDS and People with Serious Mental Illness. Speaker at full-day Conferences in conjunction with Columbia University Department of Continuing Medical Education, New York, N.Y., June 1993, Albany, N.Y., October, 1993, March, 1995.Kaplan, MS : Assessment and Treatment of the Paraphilias. Grand Rounds Presentation, N.Y., Medical College, Valhalla, N.Y., April 13, 1995.
1996 Kaplan, MS: Judicial Seminars on Child Sexual Abuse, State of New York, Family Violence Task Force, Long Island, March 15, 1996; New York City, March 21 and March 22, 1996.Kaplan, MS : Aids among Women with Severe Mental Illness. American Psychological Association, Women’s Health Conference, September 20, 1996, Washington, D.C.Kaplan, MS, Krueger, RB: Sexual Behavior Problems of Professionals, ATSA National Conference, Chicago, Illinois, October, 1996.Kaplan, MS : Treatment of Sex Offenders, Grand Rounds, Kirby Forensic Center,New York, New York, October 10, 1996.Kaplan, MS : Adolescent Sex Offenders. U.S. Department of Justice, National Summit on Promoting Public Safety through the effective Management of Sex Offenders in the Community, Washington, D.C., December 1996.
1997 Kaplan, MS, and Kaufman, KL: Clinical & Research Issues in Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment, The 13th Annual Conference of the National Adolescent Perpetrator Network, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, April 13, 1997.Kaplan, MS : American Psychiatric Association Institute on Psychiatric Services. The AIDS Epidemic among People with Mental Illness, Washington, D.C., Oct 24, 1997.Kaplan, MS : Clinical Assessment of Discharge Readiness for Sexually Abusive Adolescents. Grand Rounds, Rockland Children’s Psychiatric Center, Orangeburg, NY, November 4, 1997.
1998 Kaplan, MS : Risk Assessment in Adolescents. Grand Rounds, Brooklyn Children’s Center, New York, NY, February 3, 1998.Kaplan, MS : Evaluation and Treatment of Sex Offenders. Grand Rounds, Creedmore Psychiatric Center, New York, NY, February 5, 1998Kaplan, MS : Sexual Dysfunction. Grand Rounds, St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, April 21, 1998.Kaplan, MS : Diagnosis & Treatment of Adolescent Sex Offenders. Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, New York, New York, December 2, 1998.Kaplan, MS : Working with the Perpetrator. Mount Sinai Hospital Rape Crisis Intervention Program, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, September 16, 1998.Kaplan, MS, Herman, R: HIV and People with Mental Illness: Risk Reduction. American Psychiatric Association, Los Angeles, CA, October 2, 1998.
1999 Kaplan, MS, Symposium, Mixing of Sex Offenders in Custodial Drug Treatment Therapeutic Communities: Problems & Potential Solutions. University of San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, San Diego, CA, January 1999.Kaplan, MS, Clinical Assessment of Sex Offenders: American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, New York, NY, January 23, 1999.Kaplan, MS : Diagnosis and Treatment of Adolescent Sex Offenders. Society of Adolescent Psychiatry, Cornell University, New York, NY, January 26, 1999.Kaplan, MS, Sehman, R: Sex, Drugs and AIDS Prevention. Rocky Mountain Regional Conference on HIV Disease. Denver . CO February 18, 1999.
2000 Kaplan, MS, Krueger, RB: Adolescent Sex Offenders: An Update. Grand rounds presentation at Rockland Children’s Psychiatric Center, Rockland, New York . February 1, 2000.  Krueger, RB, Kaplan, MS : Behavioral and Pharmacologic Treatment of Male Sex Offenders. Statewide live televised grand rounds, New York Office of Mental Health, Bureau of Psychiatric Services, Albany, New York, April 26, 2000.Krueger, RB, Kaplan, MS : Offender Dynamics. Presentation for Columbia University’s Sexual misconduct Policy Hearing panelist Training, New York, NY October 13, 2000.  
2001 Kaplan MS presented approximately 25 Psycho educational debriefings following September 11th disaster.  Krueger, RB, Kaplan, MS : Polygraphy and Sex Offenders. Presentation at the TriState Meeting of the U.S. Department of Probation, Southern District, Manhattan, New York, May 11, 2001.
2002 Kaplan, MS : The best practice model for the evaluation and risk assessment of juvenile sex offenders. Seventh Annual Training Conference on the Evaluation and Treatment of Sex Offenders: Poughkeepsie, NY, April 29, 2002.Kaplan, MS : The Assessment and Treatment of Adolescent Sexual Offenders. Grand Rounds, Family Court Mental Health Services, New York, New York, January 16, 2002.Kaplan, MS : The Best Practice Model for the Risk Assessment of Juvenile Sexual Offenders. The 7 th Annual Training Conference, New York ATSA, Poughkeepsie, NY, April 29, 2002.  
2003 Kaplan, MS, Herman, R: HIV and Mental Illness. AMFAR, Miami Florida, March 20, 2003.Kaplan, MS : Adolescents and Their Environment. American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry. New York, NY, March 27, 2003.Kaplan, MS, Herman, R: The Impact of HIV on Brain and Behavior. American Psychiatric Association, Boston, MA, October 31, 2003.
2004 Kaplan, MS, Herman, R: HIV and Severe Mental Illness. Richard Hutchings Psychiatric Center, Syracuse, NY, October 2004.
2005 Kaplan, MS, Krueger, RB: Assessment and Treatment of Adolescent Sexual Offenders. Presentation at Grand Rounds, Rockland Children’s Psychiatric Center, Orangeburg, NY February 1, 2005.Krueger, RB, Kaplan, MS : Assessment and Treatment of Individuals Arrested for Internet Crimes Against Children. Presentation at the Tenth Annual Conference of the New York State Alliance of Sex Offender Service Providers and the New York State Chapter of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers. White Plains, NY May 6, 2005.Kaplan, MS : Countertransference Issues with Perpetrators of Incest. William Alanson White Institute, New York, New York . November 17, 2005.Freedman, PM, Kaplan, MS, Krueger, RB, Simring, SS: Sexual Deviation, Sexual Crimes, and Sexually Violent Predators. State of New Jersey, Judicial College, Administrative Office of the Courts and the Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Education. Teaneck, New Jersey November 22, 2005.Kaplan, MS : Evaluation and Treatment of Adolescent Sexual Perpetrators. Mayor’s Child Abuse Task Force, New York, NY . December 9, 2005.
2006 Kaplan, MS : Sex, Drugs, & HIV Prevention: Columbia University HIV/Mental Health Update for Medical Care Providers. New York, NY . January 12, 2006.Krueger R., Kaplan M. Biological Treatments for the Paraphilias and Compulsive Sexual Behavior. ATSA, Chicago, Illinois. Sept. 27, 2006.Kaplan M. The Evaluation and Treatment of Sexually Compulsive Behavior. Cornell University School of Medicine, New York, New York, June 13 2006.Friedman, RA, Kaplan, MS, Weiss, SL, Greenberg, M.  Risk Assessment and a Team Approach to Sexual Violence in the Family.  Presentation at The Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law in New York State.   New York, New York, May 16, 2006.Krueger, RB, Kaplan, MS. Biological Treatments for the Paraphilias and Compulsive Sexual Behavior.   Presentation at Annual Meeting of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers.  Chicago, Illinois, September 29, 2006.Kaplan M, Herman R. Risk Reduction Strategies for People with Mental Illness. American Psychiatric Association Institute on Psychiatric Services, New York, New York, Oct. 6, 2006. 
2008 Miraglia, R, Krueger, R, Kaplan, M. The Treatment and Management of Persons Who Have Committed Sexual Offenses, Bureau of Psychiatric Services and Research Institute Support, Statewide Grand Rounds, Albany, New York, February 27th, 2008.Kaplan, M. Human Sexuality: The Complexity of Establishing What is Normal, Deviant, or Criminal.  The American Professional Society of the Abuse of Children, New Jersey Chapter, New Brunswick, New Jersey, May 30, 2008.Weiss, S, Braunstein, L, Kaplan, M, Krueger, R.  Internet pornography and child custody.  Presentation at The Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and the Law, New York, New York. December 18th, 2008.Kaplan, M, Krueger, R: Proposed Paraphilic Diagnoses for DSM-V. Grand Rounds, Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center, New Hampton, New York, December 1st, 2009.
2010 Krueger, R, Kaplan, M: Paraphilic diagnoses in DSM-V at a conference entitled “Contemporary Treatments of Paraphilias” at the Inbal Hotel in Jerusalem, Israel on June 17th, 2010.Kaplan, M, Krueger, R: Cognitive-behavioral treatment of paraphilias and Hypersexual Disorders at a conference entitled “Contemporary Treatments of Paraphilias” at the Inbal Hotel in Jerusalem, Israel on June 17th, 2010.Kaplan, M: Diagnosis, Assessment, and Treatment of Hypersexuality.  Presentations at the 11th Conference of the International Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders (IATSO), Oslo, Norway, September 2nd, 2010
2011 Kaplan, M, Krueger, R: Sexual Acting Out in Adolescents: Normative vs. Pathological Behaviors and Their Management. Presentation at Grand Rounds at Queens Children’s Psychiatric Center, Bellerose, New York, October 20th, 2011.Krueger, R, Kaplan, M: Treatment of Individuals with Paraphilias and/or Sexual Disorders. Presentation at Grand Rounds, Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, New York, December 20th, 2011.
2012 Krueger, R, First, M, Kaplan, M: Forensic Implications of DSM-5.  Workshop given at the Annual Conference of the New York State Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Hunter, New York. May 22nd, 2012.Kaplan, M: Best Practice Intervention Model With Adolescents Who Have Engaged in Inappropriate Sexual Behavior.  Workshop given at a conference entitled “Evidence Based and Best Practice Treatment Interventions for Victims of Child Abuse in a Variety of Community Settings at the New York Fondling Vincent J. Fontana Center for Child Protection, New York, New York.  October 19th, 2012.
2013 Krueger, R, Kaplan, M: Diagnostic Issues in the Assessment and Treatment of Individuals Convicted of Sexual Offenses and an Update on DSM-5.  Grand Rounds, Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center, New Hampton, New York, February 5th, 2013.
Krueger, R, Kaplan, M.: Sex Offender Diagnosis, Treatment, and DSM-5 Updates, Multi-Track Federal Criminal Defense Seminar, Buffalo, New York, August 9th, 2013