Kuliah Umum Program Studi Ilmu Kesejahteraan Sosial

Jessica Devoe Warner holds a B.A. in both Sociology and Psychology from Pitzer College, a member of The Claremont Colleges, as well an M.S.W. in Social Welfare and an M.A. in Criminal Justice from the University at Albany. She has also completed a graduate study abroad program in international social welfare, a fellowship in human rights, and leadership certificate programs in both children’s policy and non-profit management.

Jessica recently resigned from a position as the Assistant Director of the New York Foundling’s Fontana Center for Child Protection, where she managed the center’s policy advocacy, public awareness and professional development initiatives. Jessica will soon begin a new position with the Administration of Children’s Services (ACS) Satterwhite Academy, developing new training curriculum for direct care staff and supervisors; conducting train the trainer workshops; evaluating and supporting training pilots; and collaborating with the ACS Division of Policy, Planning and Measurement to otherwise enhance professional development.

She also works as an adjunct faculty instructor for the City University of New York’s Silberman School of Social Work and John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and a faculty partner with the Research Foundation of the City University. In addition, Jessica serves as a member of the Advocacy Council for the Citizen’s Committee for Children.

Jessica specializes in systemic issues impacting youth who are dually involved with the child welfare and youth or adult justice systems. She has worked in all three systems for 20 years, previously providing out-of-home care and education to institutionalized youth and adults, court-based advocacy, and law reform. In addition, she has experience teaching child/youth rights to New York City high school students, and social change and human rights to women detained on Rikers Island, the largest jail system in the United States. Jessica now regularly conducts trainings and presentations in each of these fields.