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Judith A. Silver, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Associate Director, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program

Director, Starting Young Program

Abstracts

Silver, J. & Forkey, H. (2002). Foster parents' perceptions of health care services for children in foster care. Program Issue of the Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting, Pediatric Research, 51 (4), Abstract 1136, p. 195 A.

Awards

The Starting Young Program was highlighted in a national study of promising approaches for meeting the health care needs of children in foster care.

Books

Silver, J. (2002). The accidental advocate: Moving from individual case advocacy to systems change. Bulletin of ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families, 22(5), 45-51.

Forkey, H., Hudson, K., Manz, P.H., & Silver, J. (2002). After the call: Children and the child welfare system. In A. Giardino & E. Giardino (Eds.). Recognition of Child Abuse for the Mandated Reporter, Third Edition. St. Louis: G.W. Medical Publishing.

Silver, J. (2000). Integrating advances in infant research with child welfare policy and practice. Protecting Children, 16 (1), 12-21. 
  
Silver, J., Amster, B., & Haecker (Eds.). (1999). Young children and foster care: A guide for professionals. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

Leadership

Steering Committee

Pennsylvania Children's Health Coalition Subcommittee on Children in Substitute Care Chair

Subcommittee on the Assessment of Children 0-5

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Child Welfare League of America taskforce on the Mental Health of Children in Foster Care
 

Posters and Presentations

Silver, J. Infants and toddlers in foster care:  Data from the Starting Young Program. President's Committee on Mental Retardation Conference on Poverty and Disability. New York, NY 2/22/00

Silver, J. Child abuse and neglect: Opportunities for Early Head Start collaborations. Region II Early Head Start Conference, Wilmington, DE 7/13/00

Silver, J. & Forkey, H. Foster parents' perceptions of health care services for children in foster care. Platform session, Pediatric Academic Societies' Meeting, Baltimore, MD 5/7/02

Peckham, S. & Silver, J. Involvement in the child welfare system and developmental status among infants and toddlers. Poster. American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Tenth Annual National Colloquium, New Orleans, LA 5/30/02

Silver, J., Dicker, S., & Maze, C. Neglected infants and toddlers: Dependency court advocacy to address unmet social and emotional needs. Invited presentation. American Bar Association 10th National Conference on Children and the Law. Washington, D.C. 6/7/02

Osofsky, J., Lederman, C., Silver, J. Dicker, S., Grace, M., & Maze, C. Neglected infants and toddlers. Invited presentation. American Bar Association 10th National Conference on Children and the Law. Washington, D.C. 6/7/02

Dicker, S. & Silver, J. Improving the health outcomes for young children in foster care. Invited presentation. American Bar Association 10th National Conference on Children and the Law. Washington, D.C.

6/8/02 Silver, J., Giardino, A., Cervone, F., & Cobb-Nettleton, C. Victimization of children with disabilities and adult outcomes. National Academy for Equal Justice for People with Disabilities: A National Working Conference. Philadelphia, PA 9/9/02   

 

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