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

Elissa Madden

Associate Professor · Baylor University

Research: child welfare, foster care, adoption (public & private), child & family mental health, service learning in social work education

Service Learning Adoption Research Child and Family Services Foster Care and Adoptions Child Welfare

Sue Cornbluth

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

The Parent Empowerer!

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

Dean Duncan, Ph.D., M.U.A.

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

Research Professor in the UNC-CH School of Social Work

Program Evaluation Management of Human Services Agencies Research Methods Community Collaboration The Achievement Gap

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

Stacy Drury, MD

Remigio Gonzalez MD Endowed Professorship of Child Psychiatry, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair of Research, Department of Pediatrics · Tulane University

Drury explores how early life adversity interacts with genetic and epigenetic factors to shape child health and neurodevelopmental outcomes.

Telomeres Health Disparities Pediatric Medicine Child Psychiatry Genetics

Rebecca Rebbe

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

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Child Protective Services child welfare practice linked administrative data Child Abuse and Neglect

Ferol Mennen

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

Ferol Mennen focuses on child abuse, neglect, and post-traumatic stress disorders, as well as children's mental health services

Mental Health Child Abuse and Neglect Social Work Social Work Education Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Laura Briggs

Professor of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Laura Briggs is an expert on U.S. and international reproductive politics, child welfare policy and transnational and transracial adoption.

Transnational Adoption Reproduction Politics Adoption Child Separation

Simon Hammond

Lecturer in Education · University of East Anglia

His main work focuses on young people's use of digital technologies.

Digital Resilience Social Psychology Mental Health Use of Technology Psychology

Sacha Klein

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Sacha Klein is an expert on child welfare, child maltreatment prevention, effects of early care and education on parenting.

Educational Services Child Maltreatment Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy Racial Disparities in the Child Welfare System Child Abuse Prevention

Jacquelyn Mc Croskey

John Milner Professor of Child Welfare Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Holds the John Milner Professorship in Child Welfare and serves as co-director of the Children’s Data Network

Social Services Data Analysis Community Services Foster Care Family and Child Services

Claudia Fletcher

Founder · Third Degree Parenting

Humor and Experience from author and mom of twelve woven together to apply to many situations.

Parenting Survival Tips Management Principles Learned From Parenting 12 Kids

Leslie Ellis-Lang

Managing Director of Child and Youth Services · CARF International

Leslie Ellis-Lang, MSEd, LMFT, is a leader in services for children and youth with emphasis in both child welfare and behavioral health.

Child Behavioral Health Healthcare quality management Cultural Competency Family First Prevention Services Act Child Welfare

Stacie Pettit, PhD

Associate Professor · Augusta University

A respected leader in middle level teacher education and meeting the needs of marginalized young adolescents.

Social Media Use in Middle Grades Education Documentary Novels for Middle Grades Foster Care and Education Middle Level Education Mathematics Education

Dale Peeples, MD

Pediatric Psychiatrist / Associate Professor of Psychiatry · Augusta University

Peeples is a highly-regarded psychiatrist providing tips to maintain mental wellbeing throughout the COVID-19 outbreak.

Juvenile Corrections Psychiatry Telepsychiatry Pediatric Psychiatry Juvenile Delinquency

Arnold Weinfeld

Associate Director · Michigan State University

Connector. Convener. Working to build problem-solving relationships with policymakers and university-community partners.

Community Outreach Program Development Program Management Legislative Relations Public Policy

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

Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor

Assistant Professor in faith and peaceful relations · Coventry University

Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor specialises in how people engage with religion and with religious beliefs.

Diversity Muslim Women Inter-faith relations Religion Islam

Eric Groves

Founder and CEO · Alignable

Your audience will put the stamp of approval on a special delivery presentation from the man who literally wrote the book on email marketing

Direct E-Mail Marketing Information Technology Marketing Strategy Putting Social Media to Work Corporate & Business Strategy