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Abigail Williams

Abigail Williams is currently completing her Masters of Social Work with a specialization in Children, Youth, and Family services at the University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign.

After experiences working as a substance abuse counselor and mental health technician, Abigail saw a desperate need for effective policies that are supported by research that benefit children and young adults within the community. She will begin her PhD studies the fall of 2010 at the University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign in social work.

Abigail Williams works in the Child Welfare and Mental Health Department and is currently analyzing the policies and practices behind congregate care, including front-line initiatives, composition of services, and financing.

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