Stephanie Kurilla is a Licensed Professional Counselor and holds two Master’s Degrees from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Forensic Psychology and Forensic Mental Health Counseling.


Ms. Kurilla has been employed by the Center for Evaluation and Counseling, Inc. (CEC), in Parsippany, New Jersey since 2008.  Ms. Kurilla is a Forensic Team Leader at CEC where she conducts forensic evaluations and provides treatment for children and families who are involved in the Child Protective Services system. Ms. Kurilla also supervises a team of clinicians who also provide forensic evaluations.


In addition, Ms. Kurilla has been qualified as an expert in the areas of child abuse and neglect, risk assessments, and child sexual abuse by the New Jersey Family Court in various counties. Most recently, she has been involved in the Blueprint for Integration of Evidence-Based/Evidence Informed Practices into New Jersey’s Child Welfare System as well as theEvidence-based Assessment Training Project.


Prior to her employment at CEC, Ms. Kurilla was employed for four years by the Department of Child Protection and Permanency as an intake and permanency worker.


Ms. Kurilla has dedicated her time to working with victims of child abuse, neglect, and trauma. She currently serves on the local Multi-Disciplinary Team which is made up of multiple professions working together to support abused/neglected children through the civil and criminal systems.


Ms. Kurilla also is employed as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology at the New Jersey City University, where she teaches various courses such as Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Personality, and Contemporary Issues.





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