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Child abuse Expert Witness | Colorado

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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 on the ground floor as the field of child abuse recognition and prevention was developing, she has specialized knowledge and experience regarding the standard of care in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.

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Location: Colorado
B.S., Special Education, Emporia State University
M.S., Psychology, Emporia State University
Postgraduate, 20 hours Learning Disabilities, Univ. of Minnesota
Ph.D. Education, Union Institute and University
Principal Licensure Program, University of Phoenix
Member, Int'l Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
Member, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Member, National Association for Education of Young Children
Author, The Safe Child Book & 10 Days to A Bully-Proof Child
Peer-reviewed publications
Former, Principal, Villa Maria Treatment Center, Maryland
Former, Student Teacher Supervision, Univ. of Northern Colorado &
Metropolitan State College of Denver
Former, Special Education/General Education School Improvement Specialist, Denver Public Schools
Former, Director of Special Education, Santa Fe Public Schools
Current, Founder of an Advocacy Organization for Children and Families

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