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Center for Cultural Experiences in Prevention

Jamie Cage, PhD

Jamie Cage [View Image]

Assistant Professor
VCU School of Social Work
(804) 828-5963

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Dr. Cage’s research focuses on youth involved with the public child welfare system. The overarching goal of her research is to contribute to the optimal development and overall well-being of maltreated youth involved with the public child welfare system by developing studies that influence child welfare policy and practice. Dr. Cage is also interested in understanding the risk and protective factors of psychosocial development for maltreated youth, with the ultimate purpose of creating and implementing interventions that will foster optimal development and empower child welfare involved youth to reach their aspirations and full potential.

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