Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Erica King

Policy Associate II, Justice Policy Program
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Office Location

234 Wishcamper Center

Phone

207-228-8318

Profile

Erica King, MSW is a Policy Associate at the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service and a Senior Associate with Orbis Partners. Ms. King works with jurisdictions in the US and Canada to evaluate and strengthen programs, provide training and technical assistance, and design organizational and workforce development strategies around the implementation and integration of evidence based practices and gender responsive principles.  Much of her work has focused on promoting gender and racial equity and data driven practices across justice and education settings. Ms. King directs various federal, local and foundation based grants and contractsand various national, state and local systems change projects. She is an alumni of the the Applied Leadership Network of the Juvenile Justice Strategy Group at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), an evaluator of the Correctional Program Assessment Inventory-2000, and a certified trainer of various assessment and programs.  She serves as a co-faculty for results based leadership programs with the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the John T. Gorman Foundation to strengthen leaders in public sector systems, non-profits, community-based service organizations, and advocacy initiatives from across Maine and the US so that they that are able to make a measurable impact on both program and population results.  As an accomplished trainer and group facilitator, Ms. King has a passion for developing authentic, responsive adult learning experiences. She is a skilled leader in multi-agency collaboration and facilitation. Her passion is working in partnership with staff, organizations and vulnerable populations to design and implement policies and programs that support them in doing their best work to promote positive change.

Areas of Expertise

  • Criminal and Juvenile Justice Reform
  • Integrated Service Delivery
  • Results Based Leadership
  • Results Based Facilitation
  • Racial and Gender Equity
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Curriculum Design
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Evidence Based Practices
Education: 

 Masters in Social Work

 

Professional Activity

Executive Committee, Association for Justice Involved Females and Organizations Advanced Results Count Practitioners Network, Annie E. Casey Foundation International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers International Community Corrections Association