SOCIAL WORKER EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-501119
This expert has over 20 years of experience in social work. He earned his BA in economics from Hamilton College and his MSW from Columbia University. He also completed several certificate programs, including a graduate certificate in social work administration and an executive certificate through the Institute of Not-For-Profit Management at Columbia University. This expert has completed numerous professional development courses as well, including trauma systems therapy ...
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-101688
This expert has been practicing as a social worker for 35 years. She earned her BA and MSW at Tulane University, and completed her PhD in Social Work and Community Planning at Washington University. She then completed her LCSW at the University of Maryland. She has led multiple workshops and trainings on topics relating to social work in the LGBT community, and is a member of several regional Social Workers Associations. She currently serves as a Social Work Trainer and ...
Expert Witness: E-169695
This highly qualified expert received her BA in Psychology and her MS in Clinical Social Work from the University of Texas-Pan American. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and she is a certified Family Trauma Professional, Suicide Prevention Counselor and Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). This expert previously worked as Supervisor II for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Here, she led and supervised a unit of caseworkers responsible ...
Expert Witness: E-005998
This former health and human services worker of 10+ years is the current proprietor of a behavioral health services private practice. She a certified clinical social worker in several states,and is a member of such prestigious societies as the Health Care Compliance Association and the National Association of Social Workers. Her specialty includes treatment of sexual offenders and survivors of sexual abuse, as well as in the development sexual abuse treatment programs. ...
Expert Witness: E-075624
This expert has considerable experience in organizational compliance oversight for mental health facilities. She earned her B.A. in Criminal Justice and her Master's in Health Administration from Saginaw Valley State University. The expert is a credentialed LBSW and QMHP and QIDP in the state of Michigan, here she worked in the mental health field for 12 years. Most recently, she was a Support Coordinator and Recipient Rights Advisor/Investigator for the Saginaw County ...
Expert Witness: E-077795
This expert is a professor in the Department of Psychology at a CA based university. She is a clinical psychologist whose work focuses on the psychosocial consequences of violence, trauma and victimization with an emphasis on violence against women and other forms of interpersonal violence. Her work has addressed the mental health consequences of violence, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and depression as well as other important physical and social health ...
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-068376
This experienced social worker and city employee held Director roles in the City of New York Administration for Children's Services for over 14 years. She was the Director of Supervision and Case Practice Improvement and then the Director of the Office of Preventive Family Team Conferencing before leaving government leadership in 2013. The expert has a master's in Social Work from NYU and previously worked as a legal aid social worker.
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-009359
This highly qualified expert has 22 years of experience in Child Protective Services, Mental Health, & Addiction. She earned a PhD from Rutgers University and has a broad array of expertise including Child Welfare, Behavioral Health, Diversity issues, Institutional, and Evaluation services. She is a professor at a PA University, the Executive Directorof a social services nonprofit organization that provides mental health and substance abuse evaluations as well as ...

SOCIAL WORKER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Foster Care System Fails To Remove Child From Abusive Home SOCIAL WORKER Expert Case

…  his most recent foster home, the boy reported to his caseworker that his foster father was abusing him. In spite of this report, the boy …  not taken to ensure the safety of the boy. An expert in social work with experience managing foster care placement was sought to …

Violent Felon Murders Family While On Probation SOCIAL WORKER Expert Case

Violent Felon Murders Family While On Probation

This case involves a domestic violence incident in Tenessee. A male felon convicted for rape was threatening his ex-wife and their three children while on probation. The ex-wife informed the police of the felon’s threats and requested supervision at  …

Human Resources Expert Discusses Violent Confrontation in the Workplace SOCIAL WORKER Expert Case

…  the dispute, was allegedly threatened by his co-worker who was eventually involved in the altercation. The employee reported …  issue, and the company allegedly decided to retain both workers to preserve their employee retention rate. Nevertheless, just days …

Social Worker Practices Without License SOCIAL WORKER Expert Case

Social Worker Practices Without License

…  case takes place in Georgia and involves a social worker who was practicing for an extended period of time without a …  and was administratively revoked by operation of law. The social worker did not file her application to reinstate her license until …

Foster Family Neglects Medical Care Plan SOCIAL WORKER Expert Case

Foster Family Neglects Medical Care Plan

This case takes place in Iowa and involves a child with a chronic medical condition who was placed in the care of foster parents through a foster service. Due to the child’s state, she had to have a permanent tracheotomy in place to assist with her breat …

Employee Murdered by Violent Client on the Job SOCIAL WORKER Expert Case

Employee Murdered by Violent Client on the Job

…  was sent out to perform functions much like a professional social worker but with no education or training in the field. The employer offered …