Jolynne Batchelor, Ph.D., LCSW, Research Associate

Jolynne Batchelor, Ph.D., LCSW, Research Associate

“I’m very happy to be working among amazing scholars who share my social work values and where everyone is dedicated to advancing compassionate practice and research with the most vulnerable children and families in Texas.” Jolynne Batchelor, PhD, is a Research Associate with the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing and Director of the… Read more »

Tina Adkins, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor

Tina Adkins, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Tina Adkins is a Research Assistant Professor with the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing and is also the Director of the Sue Fairbanks Psychoanalytic Academy. Dr. Adkins has worked her entire career in the field of child welfare.  She began as a Child Protective Services worker and went on to become a… Read more »

Monica Faulkner, Ph.D. LMSW, Director

Monica Faulkner, Ph.D. LMSW, Director

 “When I sit back and look at everything we have done in nine years, I feel immensely proud, not of the volume of the work, but the impact that we have made.” Dr. Monica Faulkner is a Research Associate Professor at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin… Read more »