Joan Norris - DCBS Liason
Joan is a Family Services Office Supervisor for DCBS. Joan has supervised an ongoing team of social workers in this role since 2004. This team works with families that have abuse, neglect or dependent children in their family. The team’s main goal is to reduce abuse or neglect and any other type of maltreatment as it affects safety of all children. The team also provides services to foster parents and foster children as they strive to reach permanency through the reduction of maltreatment or through Termination of parental rights and Adoption for the children. Joan has work with community based serves for 33 years in various positions. Joan has a master of Public Affairs degree, and a bachelor of juvenile Justice. Joan and her husband have 3 adult children.