Dr. Wolfteich received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Purdue University with a developmental psychology minor. Prior to joining the Argosy faculty in 2012, she was a core clinical faculty member in the Psy.D. program at Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) for five years. In this position, she was dually appointed as the Director of the Family Learning Program, a university based, state and federally funded sexual abuse treatment program which provides community services as well as practicum training experiences in trauma treatment for doctoral students. In addition, she developed and co-coordinated a Child Advocacy Studies Training (CAST) undergraduate program at FIT designed to prepare undergraduates for careers as child advocates in such fields as child protection, social work, and law enforcement. Dr. Wolfteich also taught for several years at Valdosta State University in Georgia and as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Central Florida. She is a licensed psychologist and has provided psychological services to children and families in private practices both in Georgia and Florida. Prior to her academic appointments, Dr. Wolfteich was on staff at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Florida where she served as early intervention specialist and child protection team evaluator. In this position, she also developed and coordinated all program evaluation services for outpatient social service programs within the Howard Phillips Center for Children and Families. Dr. Wolfteich’s research interests include ecological theory and environmental correlates of child maltreatment, positive parenting and child sexual abuse. She has published and presented at state and national research conferences on topics related to the prevention and investigation of child maltreatment. Dr. Wolfteich is also a member of ATSA (Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers) and APSAC (American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children) and has been the recipient of several service and research grants within the field of child maltreatment.