Christa Jane Moore, Ph.D.

Certification Designation Certified Clinical Sociologist
Organizational Affiliation The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
Level of specialization Rural communities, organizational, family
Major content of Sociological Practice Organizational development, families and child welfare, gender and power, care work and bureaucracy, social policy
Description of competency Christa Moore focuses on interagency collaboration among rural human services organizations that integrate their services to vulnerable families and children. Her work emphasizes gender and power within child welfare systems. She uses community-based applied research to explore the strengths and gaps of collaborative exchange with a focus on social policy implications and improving care work practices and efficacy.