DePanfilis, Diane | MSW | PhD

Phone: (212) 396-7867
Office: 706
Areas of Expertise:
Social Work Intervention Research
Child Maltreatment Prevention
Implementation Science
Child Welfare Policies, Programs, & Practice

Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore; Social Work
M.S.W., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee; Social Work
B.A,  Villa Maria College; Sociology, Social Welfare

Child Welfare: Foundations of Practice
Intervention Research
Social Work Research I
Social Work Research II

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Rodriguez, M., DePanfilis, D., & Lanier, P. (2019). Bridging the gap: Social Work insights for ethical algorithmic decision-making in human services. IBM Journal of Research and Development, 63(4), 8:1-8:8. Doi: 10.1147/JRD.2019.2934047.

Ahn, H., DePanfilis, D., Frick, K. D., & Barth, R. P. (2018). Estimating minimum adequate foster care costs for children in the United States.  Children & Youth Services Review, 84, 55-67.doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.10.045

Bartley, L., Bright, C., & DePanfilis, D. (2017). Contributors to fidelity of child welfare related interventions: A review.  Journal of Public Child Welfare. DOI: 10.1080/15548732.2017.1340222.  Available online at:

DePanfilis, D. & Dubowitz, H. (2017).  Promising approaches for preventing neglect. In R. Alexander  (Ed.). Research and practices in child maltreatment prevention (161-182). Florissant, MO: STM Learning, Inc.

DePanfilis, D.  & Herman, D. (2015). Heeding the call: Advances in social work intervention research. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 6(4), 459-465. doi: 10.1086/684140.