Roskes, MD, is a board certified General and Forensic Psychiatrist. Dr. Roskes was educated at Dartmouth College
(AB, Chemistry, 1986) and the University of Maryland School of Medicine (MD, 1990). He completed his psychiatric residency
and forensic fellowship at University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Roskes serves as Director of Forensic Services
at Springfield Hospital Center and maintains a private clinical and consulting practice in general and forensic psychiatry.
His practice specializes in forensic psychiatry and the treatment of individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
Since 2003, Dr. Roskes has served as a Compliance Monitor in Brad H. et al. v. City of New York, et. al., a case
involving discharge planning for inmates and detainees with mental illness in the New York City correctional system.
He has also served as a national consultant for the Council of State Governments Justice Center, the National GAINS Center,
and SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. Dr. Roskes has served as a member of the American Psychiatric Association's
Committee on Mentally Ill Persons in the Criminal Justice System and its Task Force on Outpatient Psychiatric Services, as
well as the Committee on Institutional and Correctional Psychiatry of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.
Dr. Roskes currently serves on the volunteer clinical faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland
Medical School where he coordinates the Forensic Psychiatry Course in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. He
was awarded the Volunteer Faculty Member Award for 2007, in recognition of his teaching and supervision in Forensic Psychiatry.
He has also been recognized for exemplary contributions in the area of criminal justice and mental health by the National
Alliance on Mental Illness in 2005, and was named the Visionary of the Year for 2007 by On Our Own of Maryland.
Roskes has consulted to many courts, counties and mental health and criminal justice agencies throughout Maryland and
around the country. He is available for clinical or forensic consultations and for the
training of clinical and criminal justice audiences in a variety of areas along the mental health/criminal justice interface.
To view Dr. Roskes' links, examples of trainings, and bibliography, click on
the heading of your choice in the navigation bar above. Dr. Roskes can also be found on twitter @eroskes.