Monique Burns

Dr. Monique Burns

PSU, LLC
1201 NW Briarcliff Parkway, 2nd Floor
Kansas City , MO 64116
Mobile: 317-418-9149
Office: 816-205-8114
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 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 the child welfare field having 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.


Areas of Expertise

  • Behavioral Science
  • Child Abuse
  • Child Custody
  • Child Psychology
  • Family Law
  • Social Work/Social Services

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
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 30 plus matters over the past ten 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 oversight by the state public child welfare agency, as well as in matters where the state public child welfare agency has done all that was necessary.
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 been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: I have been qualified by a court to give expert testimony in the three 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 three 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: 10 years.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: I offer consulting, review of materials, deposition preparation/questions, court testimony, questions of witnesses.


References

References upon request.