Barbara Mooney, Ed.D.
National Association for State Community Service Programs, ROMA Next Generation Center of Excellence
Dr. Mooney is a Research Fellow, with NASCSP's ROMA Next Generation Center of Excellence.
She has been the Project Director of the National ROMA Training Network for 12 years, is currently continuing that role through the Association of Nationally Certified ROMA Trainers, and is co-author of Introduction to ROMA.
Dr. Mooney also works with the CSBG Region Three Performance and Innovation Consortium (RPIC) and with Temple University's National Family Development Board which leads the training effort for Strengths-based Family Workers (SFW).
She is an Adjunct Professor at Waynesburg University and has conducted numerous research and evaluation projects for both private and government funded programs and services.
Dr. Mooney was the Training Director at the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania for 9 years, after working 18 years in a local CAA in Pennsylvania as the Director of Family Development.
Prior to becoming involved in the CAA network, she
worked in Pennsylvania with Catholic Charities, a regional Public Library System, and local Adult Education Programs.
Prior to that, Dr. Mooney worked in NYC as a caseworker, casework supervisor (Department of Welfare), community organizer (Department of Human Services) and as a substitute high school teacher.