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Jovan Goodman

Jovan Goodman

Program Associate

Jovan Goodman, APSW, joined NCCD’s social services practice team in 2018. Previously she worked for the Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services (DMCPS), first as a child welfare case manager and later as a child welfare supervisor of a team in the intensive in-home and ongoing child welfare service programs. During her time at DMCPS, Jovan served on a historical trauma committee and equity council that worked to effectively educate and train staff. She also began a reconciliation project and created an affinity group for women of color interested in leadership. Jovan has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Wisconsin–Parkside and studied abroad as an undergraduate at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. As a graduate student, Jovan enjoyed partnering with service delivery systems to develop and facilitate evidence-based programming for children and families impacted by trauma. She received her MSW degree with a concentration in child welfare from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.