Doctoral Student - Cohort 2
University of Connecticut
Emily Longo, MA, LMFT is pursuing her doctorate in Social Work through the University of Connecticut with a focus on early intervention for developmental disabilities within the foster care and adoption population. She earned her Master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Fairfield University. Working as a clinician in IICAPS (Intensive In-home Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Services) and Extended Day Programs for children and adolescents with severe emotional disturbance, she advocated for children who were being affected by relational and environmental trauma at young ages. Emily plans to research and create curriculum, policies, and treatment protocols to reach families when children are young and create equal access to these services among all populations.