Adjunct Lecturer

Kerry Moles

Kerry Moles has worked in the fields of child welfare, domestic violence and youth development for more than 25 years. She currently serves as Executive Director of Court Appointed Special Advocates of New York City (CASA-NYC), a not-for-profit organization providing volunteer-based advocacy for children and youth in foster care. Prior to joining CASA, Kerry worked at the Children’s Aid Society for nearly 15 years where she was the founding Director of the Family Wellness Program, which serves families impacted by domestic violence, with a focus on families involved in the child welfare system, and most recently as Deputy Director of the Division of Child Welfare and Family Services, where she oversaw a range of programs serving justice system involved youth, youth aging out of foster care, and families impacted by domestic violence. Prior to joining Children’s Aid, Kerry did direct service work in residential facilities for children and youth, and worked extensively in the areas of rape crisis and domestic violence/teen dating violence prevention and intervention. Kerry is the author of The Teen Relationship Workbook (2001), The Relationship Workbook (2003) and Strategies for Anger Management (2003) and trains nationally on the intersection of domestic violence and child welfare systems. She has served as adjunct professor at the Columbia University School of Social Work since 2011.