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Wilmington University Graduate Inducted into Cumberland County College’s Distinguished Alumni Gallery

Dr. Paul T. Clements, a graduate of Wilmington University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, was inducted last week into the Distinguished Alumni Gallery of Cumberland County College. The ceremony recognizes Cumberland alumni who have excelled both academically and professionally. At the ceremony, each inductee is memorialized with a portrait that is hung in the Frank Guaracini Jr. Fine and Performing Arts Center.

After earning his Associate’s degree in Nursing from Cumberland County College, Clements went on to receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Wilmington University (then College). He later received a Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Psychiatric Forensic Nursing from the same institution. A psychiatric and forensic specialist, he is a Certified Gang specialist and also is certified in Danger Assessment.

With more than 20 years experience in management and crisis intervention, Dr. Clements is a nationally renowned expert who specializes in workplace procedures for violence prevention. He has conducted training and stress management seminars for the state police, emergency medical technicians, Child Protective Services, and emergency nurses. A co-founder of the Children’s Center at the Rockford Center, Dr. Clements is passionate about assisting murder victims, families dealing with loss, and helping survivors. He is a Distinguished Fellow in the International Association of Forensic Nurses and has published more than 75 articles about stress, trauma, violence, and crime.

Dr. Clements is currently an Associate Clinical Professor at Drexel University.  He resides in North Carolina and teaches online.

Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - Vineland, NJ