Measuring Trauma in Child Welfare Populations Ruth Hubbell McKey, Ph.D. Elliott Graham, Ph.D. James Bell Associates, Inc. Diligent Recruitment Webinar Series December 4, 2012. CWS and Trauma: Some Background. Children in the child welfare system experience a variety of traumatic events.
December 4, 2012
Why It Matters
Why It Matters
Screening and Assessment
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Ruth Hubbell McKey, Ph.D.
Elliott Graham, Ph.D.
James Bell Associates
3033 Wilson Blvd, Suite 650
Arlington, VA 22201
General Number: 703-528-3230
Direct Dial: 703-247-2653 (Ruth)