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About the Author
Lyn Slater, MSW, PhD, is Clinical Associate Professor at the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services and Adjunct Professor of Law at the Fordham University School of Law. She currently co-teaches "Interdisciplinary Approaches to Child Abuse and Neglect" for graduate level law and social work students with a practicing attorney. She was the Supervising Social Worker at the Family Advocacy Clinic, Fordham University School of Law for ten years. She has presented extensively at legal education conferences regarding inter-professional practice. In previous positions, she served as director of the Child Sexual Abuse Project at Lawyers for Children (NY); and Consultant, The Bronx Defenders and Legal Services of New York.
Kara Finck, JD is the Managing Attorney of the Family Defense Practice at The Bronx Defenders, a nonprofit with over 140 criminal and civil attorneys, social workers, parent advocates, investigators, administrative staff, and community programmers. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law. Past positions include: Associate Planner at the Vera Institute of Justice, and at The Bronx Defenders as a Planner overseeing community outreach and youth programs; law clerk for the Honorable Reginald Lindsay in the Federal District Court of Massachusetts; Skadden Fellow at The Door's Legal Services Center representing young people in foster care.