Dr. Jennette Allen-McCombs
Dr. Allen-McCombs’ areas of specialty are trauma-informed child welfare practice and alternatives to incarceration for adolescent felony offenders. Her research focuses on the implementation of organizational change within nonprofit child welfare agencies. Findings from her research were presented at a national social work conference.
As a New York State licensed social worker, Dr. Allen-McCombs dedicated her career to assisting youth in crisis in a variety of settings from medical clinics to state and county district attorneys’ offices. She has conducted several professional workshops that address issues facing at-risk youth.
Dr. Allen-McCombs currently serves as the coordinator of Social Work Field Education at The College of New Rochelle. She teaches several courses including Foundation of Social Work Practice, Field Instruction, and Social Work Policy in the Department of Social Work.