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       Jerry H. Dunn, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of Children's Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis and oversees the clinical, forensic, research and training activities of the agency's two sites. Dr. Dunn is a licensed psychologist and is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychology at University of Missouri-St. Louis. Her clinical and research interests involve assessment and treatment of high-risk children and their family members in community and school-based settings. Dr. Dunn received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, interned with the St. Louis Psychology Internship Consortium and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at the Community Psychological Service.

       Dr. Dunn maintains active membership in child-centered organizations at the local, state and federal levels. She chairs the Advisory Council for the St. Louis Family and Community Partnership, works with the Missouri Network of Child Advocacy Centers, reports to the Board of Directors for Missouri Kids First and acts as the agency liaison to the National Childhood Traumatic Stress Network.