Dr. Paschal Baute has been awarded the Diplomate in Psychological Assessment, Evaluation and Testing by the American Board of Psychological Specialities.

This area of expertise recognizes those individuals who have expert knowledge in principles utilizing diagnostic testing with a broad grasp of general principles, the ethics of such testing, practical application of test materials, utilization of basic principles concerning research and statistical information, and knowledge of the limits of that testing. This Diplomate certification requires a level of understanding of different testing principles, statistical understanding, utilization and limits of testing as applicable to developing an adequate and accurate data base in arriving at and formulating diagnostic opinions for adequate assessment. The Diplomate status entitles Dr. Paschal Baute, to add the initials D.A.B.P.S. after his highest professional degree.

Dr. Paschal Baute has also been awarded status as a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Examiners in Public Safety and Security Screening. The term Forensic Examiner refers to a professional who performs an orderly analysis, investigation, inquiry, test, inspection or examination in an attempt to obtain the truth and from which to make an expert opinion in a particular area, scientific or technical field for forensic application. This certification entitles Dr. Paschal Baute to add the initials D.A.B.F.E. after his highest professional degree.

The Diplomate is a recognition of outstanding competence in one's field of professional expertise. It is the only honor that protocol permits to be added to the highest professional degree to recognize outstanding ability beyond graduate education.

"Fellow of the College" recognition was awarded by the American College of Forensic Examiners. This designation was conferred for "...three years of continuous service, and your professional record and achievements," in March of 1999.

Paschal is a co-founder and co-facilitator of the Spiritual Growth Network of Kentucky now in its eleventh year, and a co-facilitator of four Many Faces of Spirit community conferences held yearly in Lexington, Kentucky, 1996-1999. "It is a great honor for me to be of service to many persons on their spiritual journey."

Dr. Baute was honored as "Volunteer of the Year" by the Fayette County Detention Center staff in 2007. The recognition was given at the annual, awards banquet by Chaplain Gerard Howell. This award recognized five years of volunteer work in established a new and creative rehabilitation program of spiritual growth and recruiting some ten volunteers to provide a variety of regular program lessons.. He as also nominated to the American Jail Associate to be considered for the national volunteer of the year award. More information on this program can be found with the Prison Ministry link.