Cynthia G Franklin
Dr. Franklin is the Stiernberg/Spencer Family Professor in Mental Health and Assistant Dean for the PhD program in the School of Social Work. She is a world-renowned scholar in school mental health. Dr. Franklin's research examines the practice and effectiveness of solution-focused brief therapy with children and adolescents, and school mental health services with a focus on the effectiveness of interventions delivered by teachers. Over the past twenty-five years, Dr. Franklin has worked as a therapist, consultant, trainer and researcher for schools and mental health agencies. She is the current Editor-in Chief for the Encyclopedia of Social Work.