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"A Single Case Study Describing the Experiences of the Sexually Abused Children and Non-Offending Parents who Attended Multi-Disciplinary Investigation Team After Care Clinic"
Dr. Williams has been an adjunct faculty member at Post University for 2 years, teaching in the undergraduate Human Service department, Psychology department, and the Masters in Human Service Department.
Dr. Williams has been part of the Danbury Multi-Disciplinary Investigation Team (MIT) for 6 years and the Torrington MIT for approximately one year. Dr. Williams' role with these teams has been as a Forensic Interviewer and as a Mental Health Consultant. She has worked closely with the State's Attorney's Office, Department of Children and Families, Law Enforcement, etc., in investigating criminal level crimes involving sexual/physical abuse of children and/or for children who have witnessed murder or other serious physical altercations. In addition to being a forensic interviewer, she was the Clinical Director of the Danbury MIT After Care Clinic which provided trauma treatment to children and adolescents who were the victim or witness to serious crimes. Dr. Williams's developed the After Care Clinic, which was the first and only in the state of Connecticut to be connected to a MIT.
Prior to becoming a forensic interviewer, Dr. Williams was a high school teacher, elementary, middle and high school counselor and administrator for children with learning and emotional issues. She has also worked in various residential treatment facilities and as well as providing addictions treatment.
Currently, Dr. Williams provides expert testimony on the topic of sexual abuse and trauma for the State's Attorney's Office.
Dr. Willilams believes that learning is a life long journey. As an instructor she works collaboratively with her students to try to help them accomplish their goals and to help facilitate their growth. Each student has varying needs and learning styles, and Dr. Williams works with her students to embrace how they can best fulfill their potential during their journey of learning.
Professional and community activities
Dr. Williams enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, and attending their numerous sporting events. She also enjoys traveling, reading, and their family pet, which is a Portuguese Water Dog.