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Melissa Genisauski, LCSW Psychiatric Facilities, Managed Care

Aliso Viejo , California
Mental Health Expert Witness, Social Work Expert Witness - Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse Treatment, Dual Diagnosis, Serious Mental Illness (SMI), Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Partial Hospitalization Programs, Intensive Outpatient Programs, Case Management, Discharge Planning, Crisis Intervention, De-Escalation, Managed Care.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) experienced in providing therapeutic interventions to the mental health (MH) and substance use disorder (SUD) populations in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings. Current roles include being a Clinical Supervisor of an outpatient Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), providing clinical supervision and support to licensed mental health clinicians and Registered Nurses, along with providing group and individual therapy to patients with behavioral health (BH) conditions; also currently serving as a National Manager of Behavioral Health for a Managed Care Organization, providing clinical and operational training, consultation, and oversight to Health Plans within the organization. Additional professional experience has included being a Program Director of an intensive case management program for the acute/severe MH and SUD populations, as well as providing MH and SUD case management, providing a variety of social services ...

Paula E. Rohde, MA, CPDM

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Social Work Expert Witness - Child Welfare, Foster Care, Juvenile Dependency, Placement, Warrants & Removals, Case Planning, Family Reunification, Foster Care Licensing, Group Homes, Child Abuse, Foster Homes, Shelter Care
I have extensive experience working in public child welfare and human resources for the County of Orange, Social Services Agency. Child Welfare areas of expertise include dependency intake and investigations, out of home placement including group home, foster home, relative and shelter care placement, foster parenting recruitment, training, licensing and relative family approval. Experience has been in both a Senior Social Worker, Senior Social Services Supervisor and leadership capacity (Program Manager I & II ). I am trained in Trauma Informed Practice & Safety Organized Practice, knowledgeable of and proficient in the Child Welfare Services/Case Management System.

John F. Steinfirst, LCSW The Steinfirst Group

San Francisco, California
Mental Health Expert Witness, Social Work Expert Witness - Residential Treatment Facility, Child & Adult Regulations Policies & Procedures, Group Homes, Licensing, Wraparound Services, Day Treatment Programs, Community Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse Facilities, Clinical Supervision, Children, Youth, Families & Adult Services

Jennifer Axelson, LCSW, CCM, MSCC, CLCP Lifecare Innovations

Burr Ridge, Illinois
Life Care Planning Expert Witness, Social Work Expert Witness - Care Management, Catastrophic Injury/Illness, Traumatic Brain Injury, Chronic Pain, Amputation, Spinal Cord Injury, Nursing Home Neglect, Dementia, Child Development, Caregivers, Aging in Place, Guardianship
Jennifer Axelson is a master’s prepared social worker who has been in the social services and education industries for over fourteen years. Mrs. Axelson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Case Manager, Medicare Set-Aside Certified consultant and Certified Life Care Planner. Mrs. Axelson has diverse work experience, including appropriate vs. abnormal child development, guardianship, chronic and catastrophic medical injuries/complexities (traumatic brain injury, amputation, cerebral palsy, physical/medical co-morbidities), the dynamics of aging, cognitive deterioration/dementia, and chronic pain management. Additionally, Mrs. Axelson has experience in school social work, grant management, mental health, substance abuse, and Illinois state child protective arenas. As a supervisor of clinical staff, Mrs. Axelson has taken part in or overseen hundreds of assessments and the implementation of their resulting plans of care. Mrs. Axelson is a current member of the Internatio...

Diane DesPlantes, MSW, LCSW S.U.R.G.E., Inc.

Plainfield, New Jersey
Social Work Expert Witness - Trauma, Child Sexual Abuse, Family Therapy
I have a Masters degree in Social Work from Hunter College Graduate School of Social Work, from New York City. I am a License Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) I have a private practice for the past twenty five years. I specialized in Trauma Therapy, using Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). I am a Certified Therapist in EMDR. I also have a certification in Family Therapy, from the Multicultural Family Institute. I also specialized in Child Sexual Abuse. I have successfully completing the National Association of Social Workers-New Jersey Chapter, Clinical Social Worker Supervision Certification Course. I also worked with Rutgers University as a Field Supervisor.

Diane K Dodge, MA J. Rosen Warrior, LLC

Columbus, Ohio
Social Work Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Domestic violence, dv, batterers, sexual offenders, risk assessment, treatment, deviancy, predators, sexual abuse, sexual abusers, offenders, threat assessment, rape, molestation, child abuse, sexual violence, violent offenders, intimate partner violence, IPV, batterer intervention program, BIP.
Diane Dodge is a Licensed Social Worker with a B.A in Psychology and a M.A. in Counselor Education from The Ohio State University. She has worked in the domestic violence field for 21+ years starting with the local shelter for battered women and then counseling survivors, both women and children. She currently works to end violence and abuse in batterer intervention programs. She also specializes in sex offender treatment for state and federal court-ordered sexual offenders. Previously, she was a child and family therapist and a former clinical researcher. She has made presentations at professional organizations and conferences and she continues to teach as an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at local colleges. She is also a Certified Sex Offender Treatment Specialist (CSOTS), a Clinical Member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), a Member of the National Association of Forensic Counselors (NAFC), a Member of the Ohio Domestic Violence Network, B...
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