M.S., 2008, University of Georgia, Child and Family Development
B.S., 2006, University of Georgia, Education
Theresa Glasheen is a Project Coordinator in the National SafeCare Training and Research Center (NSTRC), which is housed in the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. The Georgia coordinator position includes coordinating statewide trainings and implementation, compiling data and writing reports for the Georgia Department of Human Services, maintaining state databases, and managing the grant’s budget. Theresa is also a program coordinator for Dad2K. Funded by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Dad2K is an adaptation of SafeCare which works with at-risk fathers to target positive parenting and the prevention of child neglect and physical abuse.
Prior to joining the staff at Georgia State, Theresa was a middle school teacher in Cherokee County, GA. She graduated from The University of Georgia earning both a Bachelors of Family and Consumer Sciences Education and a Masters of Science in Child and Family Development. Her thesis examined the quality of peer relationships in adolescents raised in households with same-sex parents. Other professional accomplishments include being a member of the Great Start Georgia professional development work group, serving as a member of the planning board for the Governor’s Office of Children and Families annual Home Visiting Institute, volunteering as President of the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Association, and earning a Graduate Certificate in Public Health at Georgia State.