- Ph.D., 2000, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Social Welfare
- M.S.W., 1985, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Social Work
- B.A., 1982, Indiana University; Sociology/Journalism
Wilke, D. J., Rakes, S., & Randolph, K. A. (2019). Predictors of early departure among recently hired child welfare workers. Social Work, 64, 188-197. DOI: 10.1093/sw/swz020
Kennedy, S. C., Spinelli, C., & Wilke, D. J. (2019). Development and validation of the child welfare provider stigma inventory. Journal of Social Work. Published online 3/29/19. DOI: 10.1177/1468017319837518
Langenderfer-Magruder, L., Olson, C., Wilke, D. J., & Alven, L. (2019). RISE up: Facilitating frontline responder collaboration on co-occurring child welfare and intimate partner violence cases. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Published online 3/2/19. DOI: 10.1177/0886260519832921
Radey, M. & Wilke, D. J. (2018). Client-perpetrated violence among frontline child welfare workers. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Published online 11/18/18. DOI: 10.1177/0886260518812792
Wilke, D. J., Radey, M., King, E. A., Spinelli, C., Rakes, S., & Nolan, C. R. (2017). A multi-level conceptual model to examine child welfare worker turnover and retention decisions. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 12, 204-231. DOI: 10.1080/15548732.2017.1373722
Wilke, D. J., Radey, M., & Langenderfer-Magruder, L. (2017). Recruitment and retention of child welfare workers in longitudinal research: Successful strategies from the Florida Study of Professionals for Safe Families. Children & Youth Services Review, 78, 122-128. DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.05.013
Principal Investigator: Florida Study of Professionals for Safe Families. With Melissa Radey (co-PI). Grant funded by the Florida Institute for Child Welfare for a 5-year longitudinal study, 2015-2020 ($1,134,500).
Principal Investigator: A Qualitative Sub-study on Training and Transition of the Florida Study of Professionals for Safe Families. With Melissa Radey (co-PI). 9-month contract funded by the Florida Department of Children & Families, 2016 ($75,000).