Lois Weithorn

Professor of Law, Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: weithorn@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4660 / Office 366-200

Bioethics and the Law Criminal Law Family Law Mental Health Law Social Science and Law

Mark Testa, Ph.D., M.A.

Professor, UNC School of Social Work · UNC at Chapel Hill

Sandra Reeves Spears and John B. Turner Distinguished Professor

Foster Care Adoption Services Poverty Research Children's Aid

Joseph Bush, PhD

Faculty Research Specialist - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Pediatric Psychology; Child Pain; Parent-Child Interactions in Stressful Medical Situations; Psychological Effects of School Gardens

Health Psychology Pediatric Psychology Statistics Child Development Pain Assessment and Management

Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore

Author, Psychologist, Parenting Expert

nationally recognized authority on children's social and emotional development ---- "inspiring audiences with wisdom, compassion, & humor"

Parents Parenting Children Child Development Children's Friendships

Michelle Kelly, PhD

Associate Professor | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Michelle Kelly, PhD, CRNP, is an expert in children's health, neonatal intensive care, and long-term health effects of premature birth.

Premature Births Neonatal Intensive Care Children's Health Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner Education

Julian Ford, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychiatry · University of Connecticut

Director, Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice and Center for the Treatment of Developmental Trauma Disorders

Trauma in Children Stress Trauma Treatment of Trauma Psychiatry

Theo Liebmann

Clinical Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Programs · Hofstra University

Professor Liebmann has directed the interdisciplinary Hofstra Youth Advocacy Clinic since its inception

Juvenile Delinquency Immigration Youth Advocacy Child Welfare Trial Advocacy

Lawrence Palinkas

Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Endowed Professorship in Social Policy and Health · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Palinkas is an expert in the areas of preventive medicine, cross-cultural medicine and health services research

Implementation Science Disaster Mental Health Systems Preventive Medicine Medical Anthropology Global Health

Stacy Overstreet

Associate Professor · Tulane University

Professor Overstreet focuses on children at risk for maladjustment due to the presence of chronic stressors in their lives.

Coping Strategies Violence Adolescents Resilience Children

Eileen Kennedy-Moore

parenting & child development expert - author, psychologist, speaker

Parenting and Child Development Expert with National Media Experience

Psychology Parenting Child Development Social & Emotional Learning Mental Health

Golda Ginsburg, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychiatry · University of Connecticut

Professor with expertise in anxiety in children and psychology.

Mental Health Anxiety Psychiatry Anxiety in Children Youth

Dorian Traube

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Traube focuses on early child development, home visitation, and telehealth solutions for families with young children.

Parent Education Telehealth Children’s Mental Health Infant Mental Health Home Visitation

Tanya Kaefer

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education · Lakehead University

Researcher in educational psychology with expertise in learning, knowledge, reading, and cognitive development.

Reading Development Cognitive Development Early Learning Learning & Development Media and Learning

Christopher Kaczor

Professor of Philosophy and Director, Ethics Program · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Bioethics Ethics Positive Psychology & Spirituality Catholic Church

Kristi Bowman

Professor of Law · Michigan State University

Expert in K-12 educational policy and law

Educational Policy and Law School Desegregation K-12 Students’ Free Speech Rights Right to Education and Civic Role of Public Schools School Districts in Fiscal Crisis and Governance

Ira Glovinsky, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Early childhood development and mental health expert

Clinical Psychology Special Education Infant and Early Childhood Development Research in Child Development Mood Disorders in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool Aged Children

Karen Musalo

Professor of Law, International Law Professorship Chair and Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: musalok@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4720 / Office 403-100

Refugee Law and Policy Gender Asylum Women's Rights Child Migrant's Rights Gender Justice / Central America

Julia Hanigsberg

President and CEO · Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Champion for children and youth with disabilities & healthcare CEO. Expert speaker and leader on diversity, innovation and inclusion.

Disabilities Patient Centred Care Children's Health Leadership Women in Leadership

Russell A. Sabella, Ph.D.

Expert in school counseling, cyberbullying, technology and social networking · Florida Gulf Coast University

Russell Sabella is an expert in solution-focused brief counseling, consultations and parent conferences.

Social Networking Stress and Anxiety Cyberbullying Solution Focused Brief Counseling School Counseling

Holly Schiffrin

Professor of Psychology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Schiffrin is an internationally known expert on intensive and helicopter parenting.

Emerging Adulthood Helicopter Parenting Positive Psychology Infant and Child Development Intensive Parenting