Jolynne Batchelor, PhD, LCSW

Jolynne Batchelor, PhD, LCSW

Research Associate

Jolynne Batchelor, PhD, is a research associate with the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing. She has over 20 years of experience in social work as a practitioner, clinical supervisor, program administrator, researcher, and teacher. Jolynne’s primary focus is in child welfare. Her research and professional interests include relationship based child protection practice, putting children’s voices at the center of child protection work, using solution focused strategies to engage child protection-involved families and their naturally occurring networks to create and enact rigorous, sustainable plans to meet the safety and well-being needs of their children, managing risk in child protection, critical thinking in child safety decision making, reasoning errors in child safety decision making, professional dangerousness in child protection, restoring healthy relationships between parents and children in the aftermath of child abuse and neglect, and implementation science.

Professional Interests

Child protection, restoring healthy relationships between parents and children in the aftermath of child abuse and neglect, and implementation science.

Education

  • PhD, UT Arlington
  • MSW, University of Denver
  • BSW, The University of Texas at Austin

Research

Contact

Lake Austin Centre (LAC)

Room:1.204
Phone:512-232-6061
Email:jolynne.batchelor@austin.utexas.edu

Mailing Address

The University of Texas at Austin
Steve Hicks School of Social Work
3001 Lake Austin Boulevard 1.204
STOP F0100
Austin, Texas 78703