Expert Qualifications

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.

Bio Snapshot

  • 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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