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LIU Brooklyn Kathryn Krase

Kathryn S. Krase

Assistant Professor

B.S. Cornell UniversityM.S.W. Fordham UniversityPhD, Fordham University, J.D., Fordham University


Dr. Krase earned her Ph.D. in Social Work, her Juris Doctor and her Master in Social Work from Fordham University. She co-wrote the book, Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect: A Practical Guide for Social Workers with Ken Lau and Dick Morse. She previously served as the Associate Director of Fordham University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Family and Child. Dr. Krase also served as the Clinical Social Work Supervisor for the Family Defense Clinic at New York University Law School.


Child Welfare, Reporting of Suspected Child Maltreatment, Interdisciplinary Practice, Social Work Education


Co-Author, “Mandated reporting of child abuse and neglect: A practical guide for social workers.”

Author, Community mental health with children and youth. In Rosenberg, J. & Rosenberg, S. (Eds.) Community mental health: New directions in policy and practice (2nd ed.).

Author, Chapter 4: Families and children, In E. Giffords & K. Garber (Eds.) The new reality of poverty: Populations at-risk in the United States. Boston: Pearson Higher Ed.

Co-Author, Social work faculty interest in aging: Impact of education, knowledge, comfort, and experience. Published in Gerontology and Geriatrics Education.

Co-Author, The development of an evidence-based assessment process for intimate partner violence. Published in Journal of Evidence Based Social Work, 8:323–348.

Author, Exploring unsubstantiated reports by educational personnel of suspected child maltreatment in New York State using geographic information system technology: Is there a disproportionate impact on African-American children?, Published in Dissertation Abstracts International.

Author, Dr. Helen Rodriquez-Trias: A warrior in the struggle for reproductive rights. Published in: National Women's Health Network. Network News (January/February 1996), 2.

Author, Sterilization abuse: The policies behind the practice. National Women's Health Network. Network News (January/February 1996), 4.

Author, Educational personnel as reporters of suspected child maltreatment. Accepted for publication in Children and Schools.

Co-Author, Maternal criminal justice and child welfare involvement: Associations between risk exposures and childhood mental health. Accepted for publication in Social Work Research.


Emerging Scholar, Association of Baccalaureate Program Directors in Social Work

Fellow, Summer Research Institute, National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect, Cornell University

Professional Affiliations

  • Admitted to Practice Law in New York State
  • Licensed Master of Social Work in the State of New York
  • Member, National Association of Social Workers
  • Member, Council on Social Work Education, Council on Disability and Persons with Disabilities
  • Member, The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD): BPD Information and Image Task Force, Membership Committee
  • Member, Influencing State Policy