Deputy Director, Certificate Programs
Amber Farn joined CJJR in April 2015. In her current role as Deputy Director of Certificate Programs, she oversees the operation and expansion of Center’s multi-system training portfolio. In collaboration with subject matter experts, Amber works with system leaders to develop training curriculum designed to address specific issues in juvenile justice through a holistic approach.
Prior to joining CJJR, Amber worked in South Philadelphia as a City Year (Americorps) volunteer and a student counselor. She also worked as an Applied Behavior Analysis therapist for children with developmental disorders in Northeast Philly. She has now moved back to the DMV area and is a (new) mom of an opinionated toddler. She is a Trekkie with passion for statistics, data visualization, mystery/crime novels, and running.
Amber received her B.S. in Psychology from University of Maryland, College Park; M.Ed in Counseling and Mental Health Services from University of Pennsylvania; and M.S. in Mathematics and Statistics from Georgetown University.