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Social Work Mental Health & Child Protective Services Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

Expert Qualifications

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 training, consultation, and therapy, and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. This expert is a member of several professional organizations including the National Association of Social Workers, Council on Social Work Education, Society for Social Work and Research, and National Network of Social Work Managers. In her former position as Investigator and Social Worker for the CT Department of Children and Families, this expert's focus was children in the foster care system. She trained city school districts on when to make a child abuse report and trained social worker trainees regarding child protective services and assessing risk and safety.

Bio Snapshot

Location: Pennsylvania
Ph.D., Social Work, Rutgers University
M.S.W., Southern Connecticut State University
B.A., Psychology, Minor in Philosophy & Religion, Truman State University
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, New Jersey
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Pennsylvania Pending
Current, Executive Director, a social services nonprofit organization
Current, Assistant Professor, a PA University
Member, National Association of Social Workers
Member, Council on Social Work Education
Member, Society for Social Work and Research
Member, National Network of Social Work Managers
Honored, Thomas Buch Child Welfare Endowed Scholar
Honored, Ronald E. McNair Scholar
Honored, Outstanding Social Worker Recognition, Children's Center of Hamden
Former, Investigator and Social Worker, CT Department of Children and Family
Former, Counselor, The Connection, Inc.
Former, Adjunct Faculty, West Chester University
Former, Adjunct Faculty, Rutgers University
Former, Adjunct Faculty, Kaplan University
Former, Primary Therapist, Princeton Behavior Health Care

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