Charles Williams, Ph.D.
Associate Teaching Professor, Psychology and Education Stoneleigh Foundation Fellow
3001 Market Street, Suite 100
M.S., Special Education
Center for the Prevention of School–Aged Violence Director
Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences
Ph.D., B.A., Temple University
M.S., Hahnemann University
- Social skills and learning in school–aged youth
- Bullying awareness, education and prevention
- Media and child social behavior
- Mentoring and youth violence prevention
- Outcomes for youth in placement
- Disproportionality of negative outcomes outcomes for minority youth in educational settings
- School of Education, Drexel University (2012–present)
Associate Teaching Professor, Special Education/Teacher Education
- College of Arts & Sciences, Drexel University (2012–present)
Associate Teaching Professor, Psychology
- School of Education, Goodwin College of Professional Studies, Drexel University
Assistant Clinical Professor (2008–12)
- School of Graduate Professional Studies – Performance and Learning Systems, Penn State Great Valley (2007–08)
- School Counseling Program, Graduate School of Education, Gwynedd–Mercy College (2005–07)
- College of Arts & Sciences, Temple University (2000–05)
Adjunct Professor, Department of English, First–Year Writing Program
Board and Committee Affiliations:
- Chair, Subcommittee on Older Youth and Aging Out, Community Oversight Board, Department of Human Services, City of Philadelphia (2012–lpresent).
- Community Oversight Board, Department of Human Services, City of Philadelphia (2010–present).
- Board of Directors, National Adoption Center, Philadelphia, (2009–present).
- Chair, Policy and Curriculum Committee, Wakisha Charter School, Board of Trustees, Philadelphia (2005–07).
- Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Commission, Vulnerable Children’s Sub–committee, City of Philadelphia, (2006–07).
- Chair, Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Commission, Child Abuse and Neglect, Working Group, Philadelphia (2006–07).
- Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Children’s Behavioral Health, Policy Writing Group, Philadelphia (2005).
- Mayor’s Transition Committee on Children Achieving: Program evaluation and assessment, City of Philadelphia (2000–01).
- Williams, C. A. (2011). Mentoring and social skills training: ensuring better outcomes for youth in foster care. Child Welfare, 9, 59–74.
- Williams, C. A. (2012). Understanding the sociocultural factors affecting minority achievement in the United States: leading by example. In Aiken J. A. & Gerstl–Pepin C. (Eds.). Social justice leadership within a global context. Charlotte, NC; Information Age Publishing.
- Williams, C. A. (July 2012). “The changing face of the family in the US: what the courts need to know to support children in homes.” 75th Annual National Conference of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, New Orleans.
- Williams, C. A. (June 2012). “Girls bully too: strategies to deal with female aggression in school settings.” National Conference on Girl Bullying, Atlanta.
- Hammrich, P., Ghosh, R., Williams, C. A., (January 2012). “Action learning for teachers experiencing bullying (ALTEB)”. Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu.
- “Doing no harm: Understanding the sociocultural determinants influencing client care and outcomes” (presentation). Mind and body integration: cultural implications. Department of Psychology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Third Annual Diversity Conference, Philadelphia, March 2012.
- “Bullying across the lifespan” (opening presentation). School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, March 29th, 2012.
- Keynote, Freedom Fund Dinner, “Student Leadership and Activism” – Penn State National Association for the Advancement of Color People (NAACP), Penn State University, November 2010.
- Keynote,“Advocating on Behalf of Children in Placement.” Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s “Current Issues for Child Advocates” Conference 2009, Mechanicsburg, PA, April 2009.
- Williams, C. A. Teaching Social Skills and Mentoring: Preventing school failure [Abstract].One Voice International Collection of Scholarly Works (Vol. 1, 2008–09).