Dana Weiner

Dana Weiner


  • 48500 Data for Policy Analysis and Management

Job experience

  • Faculty, Northwestern University‚Äôs Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

  • Senior Policy Advisor to the Director of IDCFS

Fields of Special Interest

  • Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice in Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice

Publications or presentations

  • Cheryl Smithgall , Duck-Hye Yang & Dana Weiner (2013) Unmet Mental Health Service Needs in Kinship Care: The Importance of Assessing and Supporting Caregivers, Journal of Family Social Work, 16:5, 463-479

  • Chor, K. H. B., McClelland, G. M., Weiner, D. A., & Jordan, N. (in press). Patterns of out-of-home placement decision-making in child welfare. Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal.

  • Chor, K.H., McClelland, G.M., Weiner, D.A., Jordan, N., and Lyons, J.S. (2012).  Predicting Outcomes of Children in Residential Treatment: A Comparison of a Decision Support Algorithm and a Multidisciplinary Team Decision Model.  Children & Youth Services Review, 34, 12, 2345-2352. 

  • Weiner, D.A., Leon, S., & Stiehl, M. (2010) Service Accessibility and Outcomes among  Foster Care Youth Receiving Wraparound Services.  Journal of Child & Family Studies, .