Meeting of the Minds: Foster Care Crisis in West Virginia

WVCTSI, the Mountaineer Health Initiative, and the WVU Council of Women’s Concerns are hosting a panel discussion on foster care in West Virginia. Jenifer Gamble, Ph.D., field education director and clinical assistant professor with the WVU School of Social Work, will moderate a multidisciplinary panel of experts. Panelists include:

  • Chris Plein, PhD, Professor of Public Administration and Eberly Professor of Outstanding Public Service, WVU Department of Public Administration
  • Corey Colyer, PhD, Associate Professor, WVU Department of Sociology and Anthropology
  • Karen Harper-Dorton, PhD, Professor, WVU School of Social Work; Principal Investigator, Title IV-E Child Welfare Project 
  • De’Andra Burton, Esq, Attorney 
  • Samantha Burwell, Foster Parent

This event will be held in Salon A&B of WVU’s Erickson Alumni Center from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 7. RSVP here.