Monique Burns

Dr. Monique Burns

PSU, LLC
851 NW 45th St, Suite 104
Kansas City , MO 64116
Office: 317-418-9149
Fax: 816-673-7501
Introduction

A. Monique Burns, PhD, ACSW, LCSW is available as an expert consultant / witness, or professional witness by virtue of her education, training, and experience in the field of social work and child welfare. Dr. Burns has had a private clinical practice since 2007. She works with children, adolescents, and adults; individual, couples, families and/or groups.

Dr. Burns has over 25 years of experience in social work and the child welfare field. Dr. Burns has worked as an administrator of a multi-service child and family agency; supervising the clinical and education teams. Prior to becoming an administrator, Dr. Burns was the Outcome Project Coordinator for IARCCA, Institute for Excellence, Inc., Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Burns has taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels since 1997. Dr. Burns has presented at local and national conferences, as well as provided consultation and training across the country.

Dr. Burns has consulted on 55 Legal Matters to-date in 17 states on child welfare matters, social work, and social work malpractice.


Areas of Expertise
  • Behavioral Science
  • Child Abuse
  • Child Custody
  • Child Psychology
  • Family Law
  • Social Work/Social Services
  • Wrongful Death

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: ACSW, LCSW, PhD, MSW, BA
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: NASW
APSAC
CWLA
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Please see CV for a list of presentations
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: I have been retained as an expert on 55 plus matters over the past 12 years.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: I have been retained as an expert in matters involving neglect and/or abuse, state child welfare agencies oversight and social work malpractice cases.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 3
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2019
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: I have been qualified by a court to give expert testimony in the four trials that I have testified in as an expert.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: I have been qualified by a court to give expert testimony in the four trials that I have testified in as an expert.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 12 years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: I offer consulting, expert reports, review of materials, deposition preparation/questions, court testimony, assistance with formulating questions for those persons who may be deposed.


References

References upon request.