Keynote Speakers


Matthew Logan photoDr. Matt Logan

Halo Forensic Behavioral Specialists

Dr. Matt Logan was a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for 28 years serving in British Columbia, Ottawa, and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, Georgia. Matt worked as a Psychologist with Correctional Services Canada (CSC) where he did Psychological Risk Assessments and worked in therapy with sex offenders. Dr. Logan retired from the RCMP in 2009. As the first Operational Psychologist in Major Crime, S/Sgt (ret.) Logan has been a consultant to the Serious Crime Sections, Undercover Unit, Interview Team, Child Exploitation, and Crisis Negotiation Teams. Psychological Risk and Threat Assessments are provided in serious crime investigations and Expert Testimony on violent and deviant sexual behavior. An FBI trained hostage negotiator, Dr. Logan is a conference speaker and facilitator specializing in Conflict and Crisis Management, Psychopathy, Risk for Violence, Offender Behavior, Sexual Predators, and Trauma. Dr. Logan does risk assessments and works for the courts in assessing sexually violent predator (SVP) cases worldwide. He can be reached at www.mattloganhalo.com.



Sue Righthand, PhD

Clinical and Consulting Psychologist

Dr. Sue Righthand is a psychologist and with a PhD in Clinical Psychology and a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice. She has extensive experience working with children with problematic sexual behavior, adolescents and adults who have sexually offended, as well as individuals who have experienced or perpetrated child maltreatment and other forms of violence. She is an Associate Research Professor at the University of Maine, and also is in independent practice. Currently, Dr. Righthand is the Co-PI for the Office of Sex Offender Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) Office’s FY 16 Assessing, Treating, and Managing Juveniles with Illegal Sexual Behavior: The Juvenile Treatment Progress Scale Development and Implementation Project. She is a consultant to the National Center for Sexual Behavior in Youth and the Maine Department of Human Services. Dr. Righthand provides training, consultation, and program evaluation. She co-authored the Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment Protocol II and related research. Her recent collaborations include Effective Intervention with Adolescents Who Have Offended Sexually: Translating Research into Practice and the Safer Society Handbook of Assessment and Treatment of Adolescents who Have Sexually Offended.