Allison Salisbury earned her MSW from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2018. Previously, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin—Whitewater with a double major in Social Work and Psychology and a minor in Spanish. Allison’s research interests include criminal justice content in social work baccalaureate and master’s programs. She is currently a Graduate Research Assistant at the Center for Prevention Research & Development, working on two projects: the Engaging Youth for Positive Change project as a Facilitator Trainer and Facilitator Guide Expert and the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission project.
Allison’s practice experiences included the areas of adult institutions, adult probation services, a Mental Health Juvenile Justice program, and an Intensive Outpatient Program specialized in Dialectical Behavior Therapy for adolescents.