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About Johanna K.P. Greeson, PhD, MSS, MLSP

Dr. Greeson is passionate about reforming the child welfare system, using research to build better futures for youth who age out of foster care, and realizing the power of connections to caring adults for all vulnerable youth. Her research agenda is resiliency-focused and based in the strengths and virtues that enable foster youth to not only survive, but thrive. Dr. Greeson’s published work includes scholarly articles on youth aging out of foster care, independent living, natural mentoring, evidence-based practices for youth in foster care, residential group care, intensive in-home therapy, low-income homeownership, and child/adolescent traumatic stress.

Positions

Present Sequence Chair, Macro Social Work Practice, University of Pennsylvania
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Present Co-Director, Child Wellbeing & Child Welfare Specialization (CW2), University of Pennsylvania
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Present Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
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Curriculum Vitae


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Education

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20052009 PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ‐ School of Social Work
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19992001 MSS; MLSP, Bryn Mawr College ‐ Graduate School of Social Work & Social Research
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19931997 BA, Swarthmore College
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Contact Information

School of Social Policy & Practice
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
3701 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-898-7540 | Fax: 215-573-2099

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