Robert H. Schram, D.P.A. Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: BARC Developmental Services
  • Phone: 215.794.0800 x304
  • Cell: 267.230.6666
  • Website: www.barcprograms.org
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Safety and Slip Trip & Fall

Specialty Focus: School safety, discrimination, wrongful death, workplace issues, guardianship, workplace safety, nonprofit, mental illness, mental retardation, abuse, special education, risk management, vocational rehabilitation, employee handbook, personnel injury, policies, procedures, protocols

Education: Doctor of Public Administration, Nova Southeastern University; Masters of Counseling and Guidance, Fairleigh Dickinson University; Bachelors of Political Science, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Years in Practice: 40

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 3


Additional Information

In addition to my formal education I have Certificates from: The University of Pennsylvania Wharton School in Finance; University of Penn Medical School in Medical Ethics and Decision Making; Ford Motor Company in Dispute Resolution; PA Department of Public Welfare and Desales University in Leadership. For forty years I have direct work experience with: vocational rehabilitation, standard of care, special education, risk management, workplace safety, workplace abuse, discrimination, wrongful death, policies and procedures, personnel matters, business operations, employment, exploitation, guardianship, early intervention, business operations, employee issues, residential long term care, budgeting, fiscal analysis, pension/trust fund management and investment, production line management, marketing, writing, fundraising, new program start-up, long range and strategic planning, teaching and training, supervision, public speaking, arbitration, mediation, conflict management/dispute resolution; group and individual counseling, human resource management. I have received the following awards: Grenzebach Award nomination (Council for the Advancement and Support of Education) for an Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation; promoted to Fellow for Meritorious Service with the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; appointed to the Ford Motor Company Dispute Settlement Board; appointed by Thomas Edison State College to mentor and approve students for bachelor degrees after successful completion of six credit practicums; elected as an officer to the Eagle Workers' Compensation Trust Board of Directors; appointed to write statewide position papers; Authored 12 books including "Company Management Policies, Procedures, and Practices." Consultations: policy manuals; supervision and progressive discipline; staff misconduct, Gender and Cultural Sensitivity.