Leslie Rozeff, MSSW, is the Principal Investigator and Director of the National Center. During her career, she has worked in both public sector and private, non-profit settings as a therapist and clinical director for community-based mental health and residential treatment programs. In addition, she has provided training, consultation and technical assistance to community-based agencies and human services systems particularly in the areas of improving organizational effectiveness, workforce development, systems integration and development of family-centered practices. She has served on numerous committees and led initiatives focusing on improving service delivery to children and families through her work with the University of Southern Maine and with the Child Welfare Academy and Atlantic Coast Child Welfare Implementation Center at the University of Maryland, School of Social Work.