Devon Brooks, MSW, PhD
Dr. Brooks's areas of interest include public child welfare safety and policy, adoption, children's mental health, and child welfare innovations. He is currently principal or co-principal investigator of numerous federally and privately funded child welfare studies.
- Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
- Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
- PhD, 2000, University of California, Berkeley, CA
- MSW, 1993, University of California, Berkeley, CA
- Wind, L. H., Brooks, D., & Barth, R. P. (under review). Adoption preparation: Differences between families of adoptees with and without special needs. Adoption Quarterly.
- Marsenich, L., & Brooks, D. (under review). Evidence-based practice in mental health services for foster youth. Research on Social Work Practice.
- Brooks, D., & James, S. (2003). Willingness to adopt Black foster children: Implications for child welfare policy and recruitment of transracial adoptive families. Children and Youth Services Review, 25, 463-489.
- Frasch, K. M., & Brooks, D. (2003). Normative development in transracially adoptive families: An integration of the literature and implications for the construction of a theoretical framework. Families in Society, 84, 201-212.
- Brooks, D., & Wind, L. (2002). Challenges implementing and evaluating child welfare demonstrations. Children and Youth Services Review, 24, 379-384.