Dr. Jill Johansson-Love

Dr. Jill Johansson-Love is a psychologist, probation officer, and currently Interim Deputy Director of Dallas County CSCD who has trained and worked in a variety of forensic settings including forensic hospitals, jails, and prisons. She has provided continuing education for years for the department regarding assessment, mental health, and domestic violence. She is responsible for the operations, along with the other deputy director and the director, of this 540 plus employee department who have about 44000 probationers. She specifically oversees the PSI unit, clinical assessment (20 clinicians), clinical counseling (20 clinicians), specialty courts (14), transfers/SAFPF/ISF, sex offender office, two field offices, grants and research, and the department’s 300-bed treatment facility. Dr. Love continues to develop the assessment format and standard operating procedures for the forensic domestic violence risk assessment and the Felony Domestic Violence Court Program since 2011. She serves on behalf of the department on the Dallas County Domestic Violence Fatality review board and on the D.V. High Risk Offender Team both since their inception. She presents at local, state, and national conferences on mental health, assessment, and domestic violence related topics. In addition, she has published research in the area of female and male sex offenders (and violent offenders), stalking, rape prevention, criminal thinking, ethics, and competency assessment.

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