LSU Health New Orleans Newsroom

Phillippi’s Expertise in Juvenile Justice Recognized

juvenile justice Governor John Bel Edwards has appointed Stephen Phillippi, Jr., PhD, LCSW, CCFC, Associate Professor, Chair of Behavioral & Community Health Sciences, and Director of the Institute for Public Health and Justice at the LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health, to the Louisiana Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Board. Dr. Phillippi’s appointment stems from his “special experience and competence in addressing problems related to learning disabilities, emotional difficulties, child abuse and youth violence.”

Follow Us Subscribe RSS Feed

Media Contact

Leslie Capo

Office: 504-568-4806

Cell: 504-452-9166

The purpose of the Board is to encourage and assist the state in the comprehensive improvement of the juvenile justice system in the State of Louisiana; to assist in the establishment of juvenile justice policy by providing advice and counsel to the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement, Louisiana Legislature, and the Governor of Louisiana on ways and means to facilitate greater juvenile justice system effectiveness; and to carry out the requirements according to the U.S. Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.

Phillippi earned his PhD from LSU, MSW from Tulane University, and BA from Loyola New Orleans. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Clinically Certified Forensic Counselor. He has a twenty-year history of developing, managing, evaluating and providing direct services along the full range of the Juvenile & Criminal Justice System continuum of care.

Stephen Phillippi