Shannon Moody

Shannon Moody

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2018 Cohort;

Research interest: well-being of children and families in kinship care

Dissertation chair: Dr. Miller

Current Position:

Child Welfare policy director and director of the Face It Movement to End Child Abuse at Kentucky Youth Advocates (KYA).


Miller, J.Cooley, M., Owens, L., Fletcher, J. & Moody, S. (2019). Self-care practices among foster parents: An exploratory study. Children and Youth Services Review, 98, 206-212.

Miller, J., Koh, E., Niu, C., Moody, S., & Bode, M. (In Press). Examining child trauma knowledge among kin caregivers: Implications for practice, policy, and research. Child and Youth Services Review.

Miller, J., Niu, C., & Moody, S. (2018). Investigating the Child Trauma Knowledge of Adoptive Parents: An Exploratory Study. Adoption Quarterly, 21(4), 229-246.

Teaching Experience:

Teaching Assistant – SW 630: Introduction to Social Welfare Policy and Services (MSW; Fall, 2018)

MSW: University of Tennessee