Meet AIAFS' Expert Trainers

Amanda (Mandy) Fenrich, Ph.D., M-CAPS

Amanda (Mandy) Fenrich, Ph.D., M-CAPS, obtained her Master of Arts degree in Human Services with an emphasis in Forensic Mental Health and her Bachelor of Criminal Justice from Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota.  She completed her Ph.D. in the Advanced Studies of Human Behavior from Capella University. Mandy is the Associate Director for Project Pathfinder, Inc., a community sex offender treatment program. Previously, she worked for the Minnesota Sex Offender Program with individuals who are a "sexual psychopathic personality," a "sexually dangerous person," or both.  She also worked as a Psychology Associate for the Washington State Department of Corrections Sex Offender Treatment and Assessment Program (SOTAP) providing sex offender treatment to individuals at the Special Offender Unit (SOU), a residential treatment unit for individuals with serious mental illness. She also has experience providing treatment to sex offenders with intellectual disabilities and is one of the authors who created an adapted sex offender treatment manual for this population.  Mandy‚Äôs previous experience includes working as a Community Corrections Officer, where she supervised offenders in the Special Needs Unit with various mental health needs.