Dr. Deborah Goodman

Dr. Deborah Goodman is the Manager of Research and Program Evaluation at the Child Welfare Institute at the Children’s Aid Society of Toronto and holds a status position as Assistant Professor at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto. She has worked, taught, and conducted research in the Ontario child and family field, and the child welfare system, for over twenty-five years. Since 2000 she has been an investigator on over twenty grants totalling over two million dollars in funding from PHAC, SSHRC, CIHR, CIHR-Net, the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, the Ministry of Child and Youth Services, the Ontario Association for Children's Aid Societies, and the Centre for Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health. In 2007 she received the Outstanding Achievement in Research and Evaluation Award from the Child Welfare League of Canada.