Nicol Stolar-Peterson, LCSW, BCD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Phone: (951) 595-6864
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Social Work and Child Abuse

Specialty Focus:

Child Protective Services, Department of Children and Family Services, Investigations, Standard of Care, Removal, Exigency, Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Neglect, Child Death, Child Fatality, Child Welfare



Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Child Abuse/Child Welfare Expert national practice. Completed over 1000 child abuse investigations and interviews, 100’s of removals, 100’s of foster care and adoptive placements. 11 years of field experience working in child protective services as a child abuse investigator, interviewer, trainer, foster care/adoption social worker (2003-2015). Licensed clinical social worker in California since 2009. Trained over 1000 social workers in child abuse investigation and current standards and duties. National trainer on mandated reporting. Focus Areas Include; Child Welfare Expert Child Abuse Investigations Clinical Social Worker Expert Witness Child Fatality Investigations CPS /DCFS Expertise Therapist Coach Consultation & Mediation Family Law/Parenting Plans Child Custody Evaluations Psychotherapy Crisis Counseling Mental Health Counseling Forensic Interviewer Case Management Community Outreach Group Therapy Record/Case Review Structured Decision-Making Tool Testimony