University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
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P.O. Box 786
Milwaukee, WI 53201
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Susan Rose, Ph.D.
CABHR scientist and associate professor, HBSSW

Susan Rose Dr. Rose joined the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee faculty and CABHR in 1992. Her teaching responsibilities include the areas of mental health and child welfare. In collaboration with Steven L. McMurtry, Ph.D., she also directs the Child Welfare Training Program. Dr. Rose earned her doctorate from the University of Illinois–Chicago.

Her research interests include child neglect, use of rapid assessment measures in practice, and alcohol and other drug abuse treatment. She is co-principal investigator with Audrey Begun, Ph.D., on the Supporting Jails in Providing Drug Abuse Services for Women project, conducted in Milwaukee-area jails. She is also co-principal investigator on the Heart to Heart study with Laura Otto-Salaj, Ph.D. Dr. Rose has extensive clinical experience in community mental health and family-based service-delivery systems in child welfare.

In addition, Dr. Rose serves as the academic advisor to the Bristol International Credit Earning Program, a two-week summer study abroad program at the University of Bristol in England.

Biographical sketch (includes publications)