Quenette Walton, Ph.D., LCSW
UTAP Key Project Consultant
(She/Her)—Dr. Quenette L. Walton joined ALSO as a consultant in 2015 and has worked with the STOP Technical Assistance to Administrators Resource (STAAR) Project and the Underserved Technical Assistance Project. In this capacity, Dr. Walton does work that focuses on the intersection of race, social class, gender, mental health, community violence, intimate partner violence, and sexual assault. In addition, Dr. Walton is a contributor of ALSO’s Administrators’ Corner, a publication focusing on substantive and administrative topics related to the Violence Against Women Act STOP Formula Grants Program. Dr. Walton’s prior work experience has spanned across multiple systems—child welfare, schools, and community mental health facilities—where she provided mental health services to children and families. She has also served on the Board of Directors for the Westside Domestic Abuse Project which is now called the Center for Advancing Domestic Peace, Inc. from 2005–2007. Furthermore, Dr. Walton is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW).
Prior to joining ALSO as a consultant, Dr. Walton completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Center for Health Services and Society. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago Jane Addams College of Social Work; a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Chicago School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice; and a Bachelor’s of Art in psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.