Tonya E. Edmond, MSW, PhD

Associate Professor of Social Work

Washington University in St. Louis (WU)

Violence against women, with a specific interest in the testing and implementation of evidence based trauma focused interventions for survivors of childhood sexual abuse, sexual assault, and domestic violence. Current projects include: Assessing receptivity to and use of evidence-based treatments in rape crisis centers (PI);Understanding the trauma treatment needs of justice-involved women (Co-PI); and testing an adaptation of the CBITS intervention for female youth in foster care to evaluate its effectiveness in reducing trauma symptoms and risks for revictimization or perpetration of violence, (Co-I).