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Erin

Smead

Director of Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Team
Coldstream Research Campus
502-554-5910
ErinE.Smead@ky.gov

Areas of Expertise

  • Child welfare
  • Substance use

Highlighted Publications

  • Huebner, R.A, Willauer, T., Hall, M., Smead, E., Poole, V., Posze, L., Hibbeler, P. (2021). Comparative outcomes for Black children served by the Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Teams program for families with parental substance abuse and child maltreatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.
  • Huebner, R.A, Hall, M., Walton, M., Smead, E., Willauer, T., Posze, L., (2021). The Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Teams program for families with parental substance use: Comparison of child welfare outcomes through 12 months post-intervention. Child Abuse and Neglect.

Alma Mater

  • University of Kentucky – Bachelor in Psychology, Master of Social Work

Get to Know Erin

Erin is the Director of the Kentucky Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Teams (START). She has worked in the area of child welfare for over 20 years in a variety of capacities and played an integral role in the implementation and growth of the nationally recognized and evidence-based START program in Kentucky. She is married and has two children and a dog. She enjoys reading, hiking, listening to live music, and spending time with family and friends.