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Joyce ThomasJoyce N. Thomas
President and Co-founder
Center for Child Protection and Family Support
Washington, DC

Ms. Joyce N. Thomas is the President and Co-founder of the Center for Child Protection and Family Support in Washington, DC. Ms. Thomas is also the Director of the People of Color Leadership Institute, as well as the Director of the Domestic Violence/Child Abuse and Neglect Project, the Domestic Violence and Welfare Reform Project, and the Children Who Witness Violence Program.

Ms. Thomas holds a RN from Merritt College; a BS from Holy Names College; an MPH from the University of California, Berkley; and a PNP from Temple University's School of Medicine.


Some of Ms. Thomas' publications include:

Thomas, J. N. (1998). Many partners, one goal: Confronting child maltreatment in the African American community. In Many Partners, One Goal: Confronting Domestic Violence in the African American Community conference proceedings (pp. 23-29). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Thomas, J. N. (1995). Dimensions and critical issues of child maltreatment in the African American community: Causation, consequences, and prospects. In Proceedings of the Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (pp. 31-52). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Thomas, J. N. (1995). Violence: Conflicts and challenges, a nursing perspective.Violence: A Plague in Our Land (pp. 59-69). [Proceedings, American Journal of Nursing Conference]. Washington, DC: American Academy of Nursing.
Thomas, J. N. (1992). Cultural factors in the treatment of child sexual abuse. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse (2).
Thomas, J. N. (1989). Breeding grounds for multi-cultural conflicts. School Safety , 23.
Kanda, M., Lloyd, D. W., & Thomas, J. N. (1985). The role of forensic evidence in child abuse and neglect. The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology (l), 7-15.
Lloyd, D. W., Rogers, C. M., Sihlangu, R., & Thomas, J. N. (1985). Child sexual abuse: Implications for public health practice. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.