Geoff Stanley joined Philliber in 2019. He holds a Masters of Social Work from Columbia University School of Social Work and is currently pursuing his Masters of Business Administration from SUNY New Paltz School of Business. Prior to joining Philliber, Geoff worked at the Lexington Center for Recovery as a psychotherapist for mental health and substance abuse. He holds state licensure as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW).
KEY OR RECENT PROJECTS
The International Center For Journalists hosts the Investigative Reporting Initiative in the Americas program which supports investigative journalists in Latin America and the Caribbean to report on vital issues of crime and corruption that endanger citizens and waste public funds. Participating journalists attend workshops, online schools, and online forums to gain knowledge regarding investigative reporting techniques. Philliber has been evaluating this initiative since 2014.
Avenues for Justice, formerly the Andrew Glover Youth Program is an ongoing evaluation of a non-profit, community-based, alternative to incarceration program, which provides clients with court advocacy and ongoing case management. The program provides services to youthful offenders from the Lower East Side and East Harlem neighborhoods of Manhattan, including tutoring, support counseling, monitoring substance abuse or mental health treatment, and linkages to educational and employment opportunities. Philliber has been managing their data and providing annual summaries of their work since 1994.
Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and Hawaiian Islands, Seattle, WA. Philliber is conducting an implementation evaluation of the Stronger Together Initiative which is a capacity building project aimed at improving the ability of youth service organizations to deliver evidence-based practices for the prevention of teenage pregnancy. Funding for this project and evaluation is from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health (OAH).
Legal Outreach is an early-intervention college prep organization committed to expanding educational opportunities for students from underserved communities in New York City. Their College Bound program serves youth who have been historically underserved in the educational arena. Program outcomes show impressive rates of high school graduation and college enrollment. Philliber has been evaluating this program annually for nearly two decades.
California JusticeCorps Program is a national service program in which AmeriCorps members volunteer to serve people coming to court without an attorney, who are trying to resolve crucial legal matters affecting their family, housing, personal safety, and financial stability. JusticeCorps members serve in court-based self-help centers in the Bay Area, Los Angeles and San Diego educating litigants on their legal options and potential outcomes. By providing neutral assistance, JusticeCorps members empower litigants to make the best choice for their particular case. Philliber examines outcomes which include documentation of program delivery, client satisfaction, and best practices observations. Subsequent phases of evaluation focus on program refinement and improvement.