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Tonia Jacobs Deese

Clinical Assistant Professor

Tonia Jacobs Deese


Europa Center

Suite 571

100 Europa Drive

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

O: 919-619-7379

Tonia’s focus includes facilitating competency-based classroom and online trainings for child welfare staff and supervisors, curriculum development, and contributing to practice-focused publications. Her special interests are the Indian Child Welfare Act, family systems theory, primary and secondary trauma, and the impact of culture on family outcomes.

Primary Program

Family and Children's Resource Program