The Team

Leadership Team

Dr. Deborah Goodman, MSW, RSW, Ph.D., is the Manager of Research & Program Evaluation at the Child Welfare Institute at Children's Aid Society of Toronto and holds a status position as... Read more

Dr. William Pelech, PhD, RSW is a professor in the Faculty of Social Work and lead co-principal investigator on the FASD Community of Practice Research. His practice focus has primarily been in the area of rural and... Read more

Don Fuchs is a full professor at the Faculty of Social Work at University of Manitoba. He has conducted extensive research on the role of social network and social support in strengthen families... Read more

Dr. Dorothy Badry, PhD, RSW is a professor in the Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, and lead co-principal investigator on the FASD Community of Practice Research. Research interests focus on... Read more

Sharon Long, BA, BSW, RSW, joined Alberta Human Services in 1981 after completing her social work degree at McGill University. Her thirty-two year career in Child Intervention/Child Welfare has afforded her the opportunity to work in ... Read more

 

Research Team

Our research team is composed of experienced professionals in various fields related to FASD and child-welfare issues. The team consists of researchers across the project's three provinces of Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario. These researchers have carried out a variety of research that is relevant to this project.

Contributory Research Projects Carried Out by Our Team

 

  1. Fuchs, D., Burnside, L., Marchenski, S., Mudry, A., & De Riviere, L. (2008). Economic impact of children in care with FASD Phase 1: Cost of children in care with FASD in Manitoba. CECW: http://www.cecw-cepb.ca/publications/590.
  2. Fuchs, D., Burnside, L., DeRiviere, L. Brownell L., Marchenski ,S. and Mudry, A (2009). The economic impact of children in care with FASD and parental alcohol issues Phase 2: costs and service utilization of health care, special education, and child care. CECW: http://www.cecw-cepb.ca/publications/1146.
  3. Goodman, D. (2007). Evaluating FASD Prevalence in an Urban Children’s Aid Society. Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, Toronto, ON.