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Sue Cornbluth - Temple University & Dr. Sue and You. Philadelphia, PA, US

Sue Cornbluth

Child Abuse Expert & Professor of Psychology | Temple University & Dr. Sue and You

Philadelphia, PA, UNITED STATES

The Parent Empowerer!



Sue Cornbluth Publication




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Dr. Sue is extremely energetic and passionate about her work and she would be an excellent resource person and expert for your event for all matters relating to child abuse, foster care, and parenting. She has been sought out by radio, television and newspaper journalists for commentary on the recent child abuse cases in the news. Most recently Dr. Sue has appeared on FOX, ABC, and NBC providing commentary on the Jerry Sandusky Trial.

Dr. Sue has taught undergraduate psychology for the last 10 years. Currently, she is an Psychology Professor at Temple University. She received the award of Who’s Who Among Teachers and Educators in 2007 and 2009.

Dr. Sue Cornbluth is The National Foster Care/ Adoption Expert on where she writes a weekly column on important issues regarding child abuse. Her life's work is to make positive changes within the foster care system one child at a time. She has counseled numerous abused foster children and has trained youth professionals on how to work effectively with foster children. Dr. Sue is dedicated to giving professionals, parents and foster parents the tools they need to empower themselves and their children.

Dr. Sue has written several articles on foster care and is the author of the training manual "The Ambiguous Foster Child: Attachment, Separation, Loss and Loyalty." The manual is based on her years of research and clinical work with foster children. Dr. Sue believes that every child deserves to have a life filled with the success they deserve!

Industry Expertise (4)


Mental Health Care


Social Services

Areas of Expertise (4)

Talking to Your Children About Abuse

Empowering Parents to Connect With Their Children

Helping Foster Children Find Success

Motivating Parents to Get Involved in Their Children's Lives

Accomplishments (2)

Who's Who Among Educators 2007 & 2009 (professional)

Honored (professional)


Dr. Sue was honored this past may by the Child Welfare League of America for her work in foster care.

Education (2)

Chestnut Hill College: Psy.D. In Clinical Psychology, Clinical Psychology 2006

University of Pittsburgh: B.S., Psychology 1995

Affiliations (1)

  • Temple University, Pennsylvania Council of Children Youth and Family, Child Welfare League of America, Parenting 2.0, American psychological Association

Event Appearances (2)

Pennsylvania Council For Children Youth and Family

  Philadelphia, PA


The Ambiguous Foster Child

FFTA Conference  Atlanta, GA


Sample Talks (3)

Empowering You To Talk With Your Children About Sexual Abuse

With the recent focus on Child Sexual Abuse in the news, Dr. Sue has designed a new workshop that will empower parents to talk to their children about ways to prevent sexual predators from hurting our children.

Empowering Parents To Get Connected to Their Children

Put the cell phones down and spend quality time with your children.

Empowering Parents to talk to their children about Sexual Abuse

This workshop is designed to provide parents with the language they need to discuss the warning signs of sexual abuse with their children. Parents will be encouraged to build confidence within themselves to discuss this often “uncomfortable” topic with their children. Preventative methods will be discussed as well as the symptoms of sexual abuse and what to look for in predator behaviors including luring and grooming methods. In addition, parents will learn the “what if game” and participate in



  • Keynote
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance


500 to 2500 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee