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Description of Interests
Gary M. McClelland has a PhD in comparative history from the Northwestern University Department of Sociology. He joined the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Nort... read more
Gary M. McClelland has a PhD in comparative history from the Northwestern University Department of Sociology. He joined the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Northwestern University Medical School in June 1989 where he has worked as a methodologist, epidemiologist and policy analyst. He was Senior Analyst with the Psycho-Legal Studies Program until April of 2006, and has since been the Director of Data Operations at the Mental Health Services and Policy Program. He is also active with the John Howard Association of Illinois and Alliance I-11 where his focus is the improvement of medical care in the Illinois Department of Corrections. He contributes to the Chicago area Prison Industrial Complex Teaching Collaborative on issues of mental health and medical care in correctional settings. In addition to public policy in general, his research interests include social inequality, mental health, criminal justice, prison reform, juvenile justice, crime and victimization, and child welfare and child trauma. His current work with the Mental Health Services and Policy Program focuses on child trauma in the Illinois child welfare system. In conjunction with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services he contributes to the development and deployment of trauma informed practice throughout the Illinois State child welfare system.
Child abuse and neglect
Child abuse and neglect; Child and Adolescent psychiatry; Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics; Family Medicine; Pediatrics; Psychiatry; Trauma; Women's Health
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