Adrienne Whitt-Woosley, PhD, LCSW, Associate Director


 
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alwhit4@uky.edu

Adrienne Whitt-Woosley, PhD, LCSW is an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and the Associate Director of the Center on Trauma and Children. Over the past 17 years, Dr. Whitt-Woosley has served the children and families of Kentucky through clinical and research efforts focused on enhancing family relationships and understanding and mitigating the impact of trauma.  Dr. Whitt-Woosley has specifically worked to assist the child protection and Family Court systems statewide to prevent and treat child maltreatment through her work as program director of court-appointed evaluation and consultation services. Dr. Whitt-Woosley’s scholarly work has specifically addressed issues of trauma screening in child welfare systems, secondary traumatic stress, high risk and fatal child maltreatment, evidence based mental health practices, and trauma narrative research.