Beginning in September 2019, Leah Brogan will serve as a Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow at Drexel University’s Juvenile Justice Research and Reform Lab. In this role, Leah will establish a technical assistance mentorship team model to support the expansion of the Graduated Response approach to juvenile probation statewide.
Currently, Leah is a psychology postdoctoral fellow with the Violence Prevention Initiative at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She has an extensive background working to improve and implement best practices for at-risk and justice-involved youth in hospital and community settings, and she has presented and published widely on adolescent development and juvenile justice reform. She completed her clinical internship in juvenile justice behavioral health at Brown University’s Alpert Medical School, where she conducted forensic mental health evaluations, behavioral health and substance use assessments, and individual and group psychotherapy for court-involved adolescents detained and placed within the juvenile justice system.
Leah holds a BA in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in clinical psychology with a juvenile forensic psychology specialization from Drexel University.