Suzanne Kerns, Ph.D.
Dr. Kerns is a licensed clinical psychologist with a doctoral degree in clinical and community psychology. Her clinical and research interests broadly focus on enhancing the wellbeing of children and families through ensuring access to proven-effective treatment approaches, including examining the acquisition, implementation, adaptation and sustainability of evidence-based practices. Dr. Kerns has a particular area of emphasis on workforce development. She supports training efforts for providers in child welfare and directs a University-based workforce initiative for graduate students in service fields.
Evidence-based practices, community-based practices, child welfare, juvenile justice, Triple P.
Creating Connections (ACF)
Interdisciplinary Workforce Initiative
DBHR Triple P Initiative
Evidence-Based Practices Institute (1088)
House Bill 2536
Thurston/Mason MST Implementation
- Child welfare caseworkers as service brokers for youth in foster care findings from project focus.
- Co-parenting Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Disruptive Behavior Disorders.
- Family Integrated Transitions: A promising program for juvenile offenders with co-occurring disorders.
- Improving practice in community-based settings: a randomized trial of supervision–study protocol.
- School-Based Health Center Use and High School Dropout Rates—Reply.