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Christopher A. Mallett Cleveland State University, USA
Christopher A. Mallett, Professor of Social Work, teaches delinquency, trauma, mental health policy, research methods, and statistics graduate and undergraduate courses at Cleveland State University. Dr. Mallett is licensed in Ohio as a social worker and attorney, and has a twenty-year history of clinically working with, advocating for, and representing vulnerable children, adolescents, and their families. His research focuses on disability law, juvenile delinquency, and young people with certain difficulties and their involvement with the juvenile justice system and school discipline protocols - specifically the impact of mental health disorders, substance abuse, special education disabilities, and trauma victimizations. As a consultant whose expertise is nationally tapped by juvenile courts, school districts, and children’s service agencies, Dr. Mallett has published over 55 research papers, book chapters, and technical assistance training briefs, as well as three books on these topics.