THE COHORT ONE FELLOWS 2011-2013
University of Maryland
PhD, Clinical Psychology, Child Track, DePaul University
Dissertation: "The Effect of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy on Strengthening the Attachment Relationship with Foster Parents and Children in Foster Care"
Carly B. Dierkhising
California State University-Los Angeles School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics
PhD, Developmental Psychology, University of California-Riverside
Dissertation: "The Nature and Scope of Abuse and Revictimization in Juvenile Institutions"
University of Illinois at Chicago Jane Addams College of Social Work
PhD, Social Work, Arizona State University
Dissertation: "Are Foster Youth at Risk of Child Abuse and Neglect as Parents?: Examining Parenting Attitudes and Practices among Youth from the Foster Care System"
J. Bart Klika
Prevent Child Abuse America
PhD, Social Work, University of Washington
Dissertation: "The Role of Life-Course Resilience Processes in Breaking Intergenerational Patterns of Abuse and Neglect"
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
PhD, Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis
Dissertation: "Maltreatment Prevention, Child Outcomes, and Policy Implications of Nurses for Newborns Home Visitation Program"
Ohio State University
PhD, Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dissertation: "Variation in Child Maltreatment across Wisconsin Counties: The Impact of Prevention Program Array"
Sandra Nay McCourt
Social Science Research Institute at Duke University
PhD, Clinical Psychology, Duke University
Dissertation: "Resilience Following Experience of Child Maltreatment: A Longitudinal Investigation of Academic and Behavioral Competence"
West Chester University
PhD, Social Work, Rutgers University
Dissertation: "How Families Understand and Address Their Needs: Examining Voluntary Service Provision in an Empowerment-Based Family Resource and Support Program"
Tova B. Walsh
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Social Work
PhD, Social Work, University of Michigan
Dissertation: "The Transition to Fatherhood: Exploring Potential and Promise for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect"