Marion Elizabeth Blue Endowed Professor Emerita of Children and Families in the School of Social Work at the University of Michigan; Director, Family Assessment Clinic
Kathleen Coulborn Faller is involved in research, clinical work, teaching, training, and writing in the area of child welfare. She has written nine books and approximately 90 peer reviewed articles, conducted more than 300 juried international, national, and state conference presentations and presented more than 250 workshop addressing controversies of interviewing children about sexual abuse, the co-morbidity of child maltreatment and parental substance abuse, domestic violence, and substance abuse, cultural competence in child welfare, and child welfare workforce issues.
She is Principal Investigator on the University of Michigan site of National Child Welfare Workforce Institute.
Controversies of interviewing children about sexual abuse, the co-morbidity of child maltreatment and parental substance abuse, domestic violence, substance abuse, cultural competence in child welfare, and the child welfare workforce.
|1981||PhD||Social Work and Psychology||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
|1971||MSW||Social Work||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
|1963||AB||Political Science||Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH|
|Children Coping with Trauma|
|2018||Sol Gothard Lifetime Achievement Award|
|2003-present||Curriculum for Recruitment and Retention of Child Welfare Employees, Children's Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services, Principal Investigator; $1,000,000|
|2001-present||Hasbro Early Assessment Project, Hasbro Children's Foundation, Principal Investigator; $144,000|
|2000||Smithsonian Innovation Award for the Website of the Interdisciplinary Child Welfare Training Grant|
|2000-2004||Training Program for Public Child Welfare Supervisors, Children's Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services, Principal Investigator; $600,000|
|1996||Outstanding Service Award, American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children|
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
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Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106