M.Div, Psy.D, D. Min

Resume of Dr. Robert L. O'Block

DEGREES AND HONORS

Traditional Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Sociology degree, Pittsburg State University (Kansas)

Master of Science in Sociology degree, Pittsburg State University (Kansas)

Educational Specialist degree, Pittsburg State University (Kansas)

Doctor of Philosophy degree, Kansas State University


Distance Learning Degrees

Master of Arts in Psychology degree, Newport University

Master of Divinity degree, Trinity Theological Seminary

Doctor of Ministry degree, Trinity Theological Seminary

Doctor of Psychology degree, Newport University


Honorary Doctorates

Appointed as Secretary to His Excellency The Most Reverend Chevalier Herbert Monroe Groce, Jr., B.A., S.T.D., D.D., D.H.L., GCTJ, GMTJ, OHS, SSC, Grand Chaplain, Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem, Autonomous Grand Priory of the U.S.A., Metropolitan Archbishop Emeritus of the Anglican Province of America

Promoted to Knight Commander, KCTJ, The Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem, May 2005

Recognized by The Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency for commitment and unconditional support in making Puerto Rico a part of the Certified in Homeland Security, CHS program.

 

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

Before becoming the founder and publisher of the American College of Forensic Examiners International in 1992, Dr. O’Block started out as a police patrolman in the early 1970s, going on to become a probation officer and then senior counselor at the Crawford County Children's Court Center. Changing career paths to venture into academia, he served as Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Student Affairs/Community Service in 1976. During the same year, he was the night school director at Marymount College, advancing to assistant professor in Kansas, associate professor in North Carolina, and eventually full professor and chair of the Department of Administration of Justice at Missouri’s College of the Ozarks.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS AND HONORS

Founder of the following boards:

American Board of Forensic Medicine

American Board of Forensic Examiners

American Board of Psychological Specialties

American Board of Forensic Dentistry

American Board of Forensic Engineering and Technology

American Board of Forensic Nursing

American Board of Law Enforcement Experts

American Board of Forensic Accounting

American Board of Forensic Counselors

American Board of Forensic Social Workers


Founder of the following certification programs:

Certified Medical Investigator, CMI-I®

Certified Forensic Accountant, Cr.FA®

Certified Forensic Nurse, CFN®

Certified Forensic Consultant, CFC ®

Certifed Forensic Physician®, CFP

Certified Relationship Specialist

Master Therapist

Other Achievements:

Lecturer, Consultant in field

Author of Criminal Justice Research Sources, 1983, 3rd edition, 1992, (with others)

Author of Security and Crime Prevention, 2nd edition, 1990

Author of The 7 Steps to the Cure of Souls, 2005

Founder of the publication The Forensic Examiner

Founder of the publication Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association

Contributor of articles to professional journals

Holder of 40+ U.S. federal trademarks

Former Advisory Board Member for Lamard State Hospital

Grantee, Governor's Commission on Criminal Administration, 1976–1977

American Association of Integrative Medicine (Co-founder, CEO), American College of Forensic Examiners (Founder), American Psychotherapy Association (Founder, Chairman, CEO)

Professional Choice Insurance, LLC (Founder), 2004

Management Executives, Inc (Founder), 2005

Society for the Cure of Souls (Founder), 2005

Listed in MARQUIS Who's Who in the Midwest

Listed in MARQUIS Who's Who in Finance and Business

Listed in MARQUIS Who's Who in America

Listed in MARQUIS Who's Who in the World

BIOGRAPHY

Would you like to learn more about Dr. Robert L. O'Block? Click here to read a brief biography written by the late Dr. David E. Rosengard.