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Barbara J. Friesen
Barbara J. Friesen


  • Professor Emerita
  • RTC on Family Support and Children's Mental Health Director
  • PhD, University of Washington
  • MSW, University of Michigan
  • BA, Willamette University
Academic/Research Focus
  • Organization and administration of social services
  • Self-help and advocacy groups and organizations
  • Children's mental health
  • Family-centered care
  • Family and youth leadership in service delivery and research
  • Systems of care
  • Community integration
  • Practice-based evidence in China