Christopher G. Petr, PhD

Primary office:
Twente Hall
Room 102


Policy and practice issues in child mental health and child welfare; family-centered practice; professional-consumer relationship.

Teaching Interests

  • Professional issues
  • Preparation for teaching social work
  • Best practices
  • Evidence based practice
  • Children and families

Research Interests

  • Children's mental health
  • Child wlefare
  • Family centered practice
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Best practices
  • PhD education

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