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Director, Utah Criminal Justice Center


Dr. Rob Butters is an Assistant Professor, Chair of Forensic Social Work, and Director of the Utah Criminal Justice Center at the University of Utah College of Social Work. He teaches advanced practice courses and research in the graduate school. Rob researches crime and delinquency, sexual abuse, empathy, integrative health practices, and social work education. Rob speaks locally and nationally on forensic social work and the welfare of children and families. Rob is the Editor of the Journal of Forensic Social Work and is a member of the National Organization of Forensic Social Work (NOFSW).

Rob holds a B.S. in Psychology, an M.S.W. in Social Work and a Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Utah.