MPA, 2013, Georgia State University
BSW, 2008, University of Georgia
BA, 2008, University of Georgia, Spanish
Roddey Jones is a Trainer 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, where he conducts trainings and provides on-going consultation and support to sites implementing SafeCare, and contributes to the revision of SafeCare curriculum and training protocols.
Prior to joining the staff at Georgia State, Roddey was a Graduate Research Assistant with Prevent Child Abuse Georgia, also housed in the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health. At PCA Georgia, Roddey conducted trainings for professionals across the state on mandated reporting and community efforts to prevent child maltreatment. He also has extensive experience working with children and families at the elementary and middle school level in Georgia and abroad in Trujillo, Peru. In addition, Roddey worked as a policy aide at the Georgia General Assembly during the 2013 legislative session.