He served as federal court monitor over correctional and mental health facilities and systems in Washington, New Mexico, Michigan, and Colorado and frequently serves as an expert for the Civil Rights Division of the US Department of Justice and various Protection and Advocacy Systems across the US.
Dr. Dvoskin helped the New Orleans Police Department create an innovative program to prevent police misconduct called EPIC (Ethical Policing is Courageous). Currently, Dr. Dvoskin serves as Senior Psychologist for Project ABLE (Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement), part of the Center for Innovations in Community Safety at the Georgetown Law Center.
Dr. Dvoskin has served as design consultant for numerous psychiatric hospital, prison, and jail architectural projects, including St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington DC, Fulton (MO) State Hospital, and the Hawaii State Hospital.
In 2020, Dr. Dvoskin was awarded the Distinguished Contribution Award by the American Academy of Forensic Psychology and received similar awards from the Arizona Psychological Association for distinguished contributions to the science (2001) and practice (2010) of psychology.
Joel is one of three co-founders of Heroes Active Bystandership Training, LLC.