Jennifer Jorgenson, LICSW
Team Lead for the Kin, Foster and Adoptive Families Training Team
Vermont Child Welfare Training Partnership (VT-CWTP) - University of Vermont
Jennifer Jorgenson is the Team Lead for the Kin, Foster and Adoptive Families Training Team at the Vermont Child Welfare Training Partnership (VT-CWTP). In her role, she serves on statewide workgroups and leadership teams, providing input and recommendations for practice and policy change across the greater child welfare system. She recently oversaw the development and implementation/roll out of the Vermont caregiver training competency framework, and a trauma-informed, training curricula for kin and foster parents offered online and in person.
In 2017, Mrs. Jorgenson collaboratively developed TIPS for Tuning with Rex Forehand and other colleagues. She served as the Co-PD for the treatment and services strand on the ACF Placement Stability Project grant, rolling out screening, assessment, progress monitoring, treatments and services for youth in custody impacted by trauma. A Licensed Independent and Clinical Social Worker, Jennifer obtained her BSW at Ball State University and her MSW at Indiana University. She is a Certified Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) therapist and Level 1 trainer, and Certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) therapist, and trained in CARE.