Sarah Carnochan is the Director of the Bay Area Social Services Consortium. Dr. Carnochan’s research has investigated social service delivery systems, organizational change and learning, evidence informed practice, and policy implementation in social service organizations. Specific projects have examined the relationships between legal and child welfare professionals in the juvenile dependency system, and the development of supports for evidence informed practice in child welfare agencies. As an attorney and a social worker she has worked with nonprofit legal services, transitional housing, and community based advocacy organizations. She received her Ph.D., M.S.W. and J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.