The presenter will discuss the purpose and goals of this funding opportunity and address frequently asked questions. A Q&A session will conclude this webinar.
Stacy Phillips is an OVC Grants Management Specialist who works with the Special Emphasis Teams in the National Programs Division. Currently, her portfolio includes the Vision 21: Transforming Legal Services Legal Networks; Prison Rape Elimination Act-Building and Enhancing Partnerships to Support Incarcerated Survivors of Sexual Assault; Family Justice Centersï¿½Polyvictimization Demonstration Initiative; Train-the-Trainer: Neurobiology; Child Fatality; Opioids; Advancing Technology; Crime Victims' Rights Enforcement; Law Enforcement Based Direct Victim Services; and she is a member of the Human Trafficking team.
Ms. Phillips has more than 17 years of experience in the child welfare field; a career she began as a treatment social worker for both in-home and out-of-home cases in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Throughout her career, she has held multiple roles, including a variety of child and family protective services issues, including grants and program management, needs assessment, resource development, and policy development while at the DC Child and Family Services Agency. Earlier in her career, Ms. Phillips conducted adoption, foster care, and kinship licensing studies while with Travis County Domestic Relations and as a Child Protective Services Investigations Supervisor at the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
Ms. Phillips holds Master's degrees in Clinical Psychology from Southern Connecticut State University and in Social Work from Catholic University of America. She is currently a Doctoral Candidate in Social Work at the University of Southern California working on juvenile justice reform surrounding adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and the implementation of the Science of Hope.
The solicitation associated with this webinar is accessible online at: www.ovc.gov/grants/pdftxt/FY19-Reducing-Child-Fatalities-508.pdf.