CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-333715
This highly qualified psychology expert earned her BA in psychology from Cedarville University and her MA in mental health from Wright State University. She then went on to complete her PhD in counseling psychology from University of Wisconsin, Madison. This expert is a licensed psychologist in the state of California and has been published over 40 times in academic journals. She formerly served as a co-director of the community engagement unit at the Institute for ...
Expert Witness: E-071389
This expert is board certified in pediatrics and child abuse pediatrics, and certified as a life care planner. She is a full Professor of Pediatrics at a Medical School in New York. She has significant experience as a clinical and medical expert consultant and witness for causation in the field of sexual abuse, physical abuse, child neglect, child fatalities, and child product liability and safety, and for damages assessments as a life care planner. She has conducted ...
Expert Witness: E-147591
This highly qualified expert earned her BA in Forensic Psychology and her MA in Criminal Justice from John Jay College. She went on to receive her MSW from Hunter College and her MPhil and PhD in Social Welfare from the City University of New York. She is a certified field instructor and rape crisis counselor and a licensed clinical social worker. She has over 15 years of clinical and research experience in social work and has published over 12 journal articles and ...
Expert Witness: E-068261
This well-credentialed, experienced expert earned her B.A. from Ohio University, her Master of Social Work from Clark Atlanta University, and her Ph.D. in Social Welfare from Hunter College School of Social Work of the City University of New York. The expert has worked extensively in the public sector, with government roles including the Director of the Office of Adolescent Services for the New York City Human Resources Administration, the Interim Commissioner of the ...
Expert Witness: E-157848
This expert is a highly qualified Child and Adolescent Psychologist. He received his BA in Psychology from Boston College and an MA in General Psychology and Counseling Psychology from Boston University and Boston College, respectively. He received a PhD in Counseling Psychology from Loyola University Chicago before completing a Pediatric Psychology fellowship at Temple University. He is a member of several psychological societies and is very well-published with 32 ...
Expert Witness: E-067353
This expert has been involved in executive, management, policy-making, and consulting in the field of social welfare since 1980. He earned his master's in Social Work from Case Western Reserve University and also has a J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. The expert is an honorary fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys and an Editorial Board member on several social work journals. He is currently a social work professor in New York City and an ...
Expert Witness: E-084565
This board certified expert earned a BS (highest honors) from the University of California- Santa Cruz and MD from University of California- San Diego. Residency and fellowship training were completed at Yale University School of Medicine.The expert completed a fellowship at one of the premier research and clinical centers for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Addiction, and childhood trauma. She is actively involved in a number of clinical programs and projects to increase ...
Expert Witness: E-095610
This expert has a BA in History, a Masters in Media Technology, a Masters in Educational Leadership, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Walden University. He wrote his dissertation on the needs of foster children in rural schools and is the author of several books on foster care books. He is the director of the Foster Care Institute, and acts as a consultant to foster care agencies and legal agencies across the US, and across the globe. He writes regularly ...
Expert Witness: E-073301
This expert is a Licensed Clinical Social (LCSW) and a Diplomat Child Forensic Interviewer (DCFI). She is currently practicing at an advocacy center in VA. In this role, she coordinates the multidisciplinary team response to child sexual abuse and severe physical abuse investigations. She conducts forensic interviews and extended forensic interviews of child and adolescent alleged victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and witness to crimes. She has also worked at the ...
Expert Witness: E-068820
This child welfare industry executive has over 25 years of social services experience, including 15 years in leadership roles at foster care agencies. She earned her B.S. in Psychology from Western Connecticut State University and her M.S.W from Smith School for Social Work; she is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She began her career as a Social Worker and Supervisor and then joined Green Chimneys Children's Services as the Director of Social Services. From 1999 until ...
Expert Witness: E-033997
This expert has extensive experience in cases involving child abuse or injury in institutional settings (i.e. schools, churches, foster care, youth groups, day care, treatment centers, residential facilities and hospitals), failure to supervise, interpersonal violence and bullying, sexual abuse by teachers, clergy or staff members and child-on-child abuse. She can help you assess standards and practices, policies and procedures, and questions of negligence. Having worked ...
Expert Witness: E-022450
This child safety and camp expert completed his Professional Development Program through the American Camp Association. He also completed National Training School and National Camping School as an executive with the Boy Scouts of America. As the former Associate Director of Camping Service for BSA, this expert was responsible for managing health, safety, and risk management issues for the children in the Boy Scouts. Currently, this expert is the President/CEO of a camp ...

CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Foster Parents Allegedly Suffocate Child CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

Foster Parents Allegedly Suffocate Child

…  who was allegedly suffocated by his foster parents. The child was placed into the home of a couple that had not previously fostered …  care. The child had also come forward alleging physical abuse, specifically from his foster mother. The child was taken for a …

Counties Facilitating Interstate Adoption Fail To Follow Investigative Protocols CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

…  in adopting him. An interstate compact on the placement of children process was initiated to legally transfer the child. The Iowa county …  son. He denied any involvement but the report that sexual abuse was indicated still stood. This information never came to light during …

Child Is Injured While Participating In Unsafe Cruise Ship Activity CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

…  case involves a child who suffered a traumatic brain injury on board a cruise ship while …  activity. The activity was geared towards 10-14-year-olds and took place in a recreational space dedicated for children. On the day in question, there were 5 staff members supervising the …

Museum Fails To Ensure Patron Safety During Renovation CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

Museum Fails To Ensure Patron Safety During Renovation

…  case involves a 4-year-old child who suffered injuries after falling through a curtain in an art museum. …  was a sign outside the curtain indicating construction and asking patrons not to enter, there was no security guard on or near the concourse to prevent entry. The 4-year-old child wandered into the exhibition area and knocked over a toolbox suffering …

Child Suffers Hand Injury During Gymnastics Training CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

Child Suffers Hand Injury During Gymnastics Training

…  a balance beam. The incident occurred at a gym that trains children in gymnastics. The boy was learning a new handstand move in a class of 10 students and 1 instructor. After a brief …

Epileptic Child Suffers Persistent Seizures After Fall at School CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

…  boy with a history of idiopathic epilepsy who slipped and fell down the stairs at his school. The boy fell down 11 steps and hit his …  expert pediatric neurologist was sought to opine on how a child with idiopathic epilepsy can still develop post-traumatic epilepsy …

School District Fails To Address Habitual Sexual Assault Claims CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

…  at the school. The teacher was ultimately arrested and plead guilty to all counts. Dating back as early as the teacher’s 4th year …  of whom advised parents of the difference between formal and informal complaints. An expert in educational misconduct was sought to …

Child Suffers Anaphylaxis Following Immunotherapy Treatment CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

…  case involves a 12-year-old otherwise healthy child who received a series of weekly subcutaneous immunotherapy shots. The child had periodically received allergy treatment by the defendant physician and had reacted positively to the first 4 shots of the series. Upon receiving …

Youth Program Director With Criminal History Sexually Assaults Boy CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

…  previously been accused of sexually assaulting minors and that the program had not run a background check prior to hiring the …  so the director was the only adult attending to the children. It was alleged that the program did not develop appropriate protocols to avoid, recognize, and respond to cases of …