Lucy Hudson, M.S., has more than 35 years of experience in project management, program implementation, and policy development in public and private sector child welfare, child care, mental health, and youth-serving organizations.
Ms. Hudson served a dual role at ZERO TO THREE; she was the Director for the Safe Babies Court Team™ Project and the Content Expert/Writer for the Quality Improvement Center for Research-Based Infant-Toddler Court Teams (QIC-CT). She was instrumental in the planning and development of the SBCT Project and the QIC-CT. She supervised three SBCT sites and produces and disseminates training materials, including A Guide to Implementing the Safe Babies Court Team Approach and a series of DVDs about working with families involved in the child welfare system. For four years, she directed efforts in Massachusetts and nationally to learn about and expand the models of court-based, drop-in child care available to litigants, jurors, witnesses, and victims. While at the Center for the Study of Social Policy (1993-1996) Ms. Hudson was a member of the team evaluating the District of Columbia’s success in complying with the terms of the LaShawn A. v. Kelly class action lawsuit brought against the District on behalf of children in the child welfare system. Throughout her professional career, Ms. Hudson has served as a public speaker on issues affecting the lives of young children. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts at Boston and her Master of Science degree from Wheelock College.
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