Paul Clements, a clinical specialist in child and family psychiatric mental health nursing, has joined the faculty at the UNM College of Nursing as an assistant professor. Clements' work revolves around forensic mental health and interpersonal violence.

Most recently, Clements was the director of operations for the City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health, as well as a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing where he spoke on forensic nursing issues.

Clements received his master's degree in child and family psychiatric/mental health nursing from the University of Pennsylvania. He wrote his Ph.D. dissertation on "Traumatic Presentations and Behaviors in Children Exposed to Murder." He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania last year.

Clements lectures nationally on violence-related topics including stalking, workplace violence, school violence, murder and traumatic bereavement. He has also worked as a bereavement therapist for families of murder victims and other sudden traumatic deaths.
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