Lisa Ludwig

Urban Health



Lisa Ludwig is a doctoral student studying urban health in Rutgers Urban Systems program. She is a licensed as both an educator and MSW with a concentration in policy and management.

Lisa is experienced in macro level social work, program leadership, fund development and teaching in traditional & experiential settings. Her career has focused on work with urban youth and survivors of gender-based violence, including sexual violence, domestic violence and sex- trafficking. She holds additional certification from Rutgers Center on Violence Against Women and Children.

Lisa is also a certified yoga instructor with additional trainings in restorative methods, children's teaching and training, pre/post natal, and trauma sensitive methods. She has studied with Flor Yoga, Satva Yoga, and the Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute. Lisa will continue her studies with ISHTA Yoga for spring 2017 in Ayurvedic practices.

Lisa is employed as a school social worker on the child study team. She also serves as her district's homelessness liaison and transition coordinator.
Lisa's research interests include complex trauma in families, wellness practices in urban environments, and long-term impacts of foster care.  


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