Wade Lijewski, Ph.D.
With a passion for psychology, child welfare, and quality improvement, Dr. Lijewski has served in various leadership roles within the filed of child welfare for over 15 years. He currently serves as a regional director of quality management for a statewide child welfare agency in Florida, an author for Elite Professional Education, and an associate professor for University of Phoenix; teaching psychology courses at the Orlando campus.
Dr. Lijewski obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Michigan State University and later went on to obtain his Master of Science degree in Psychology and Doctorate in Psychology with a major in Organizational Psychology through Walden University. He has presented on his thesis and dissertation at multiple state and national child welfare conferences and has utilized this platform to initiate positive changes to the quality of foster parent training in Florida as well as retention efforts related to child welfare dependency case managers. Dr. Lijewski also serves on the advisory board for the Florida Certification Board.
Despite a busy schedule, Dr. Lijewski likes spending time with his wife and three children; often enjoying theme parks and sporting events together.