Ashley Trautman (she/her)

Associate Professor & Chair


004 Jeannette Rankin Hall
Office Hours

By appointment

Curriculum Vitae
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J.D. University of Montana, School of Law (2014)

M.S.W. University of Montana, School of Social Work (2011)

Courses Taught

History of Social Welfare Policy (SW530)

Cultural Humility (SW 464)

Indian Child Welfare Act (SW 532)

Human Behavior and the Social Environment II (SW 511)

Social Justice in Indian Country (SW 463)

Methods of Social Policy Analysis (SW 531)



Rides At The Door, M. & Trautman, A. (2019). Considerations for implementing culturally grounded trauma-informed child welfare services: recommendations for working with American Indian/Alaska Native populations. Journal of Public Child Welfare. 

Trautman, A., Rides At The Door, M., Realbird, G., & Zimmerman, M. (2018). Implementation of trauma screening in three tribal communities. The American Professional Society of the Abuse of Children Advisor.

Klika, B., Trautman, A., Stiles, E. & Herrenkohl, T.I. (2017). Child Maltreatment. In Oxford Bibliographies in Criminology. Ed. Beth M. Huebner. New York:Oxford University Press. 

Caringi, J., Stanick, C., Trautman, A., Crosby, L., Devlin, M., & Adams, S. (2015). Secondary traumatic stress in public school teachers: Contributing and mitigating factors.Advances in School Mental Health Promotion.

Cross, S., Whitekiller, V., Holder, L., Norris, D., Caringi, J., & Trautman, A. (2015). NCWWI Tribal Traineeship Programs:  Promoting diversity in the child welfare workforce. Journal of Social Work Education.

Caringi, J., Klika, B., Zimmerman, M., Trautman, A., & van den Pol, R. (2013). Promoting youth voice in Indian country. Children and Youth Services Review, 35(8), 1206-1211.

Trautman, A. (2012). Parent’s rights, custody and child support in Wyoming. Legal Aid of Wyoming. Retrieved from www.lawyoming.org/legal-topics-faqs/custody-and-child-support-faq/

Borntrager, C., Caringi, J., van den Pol, R., Crosby, L., O’Connell, K., Trautman, A. & McDonald, M. (2012). Secondary traumatic stress in school personnel, Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 5, 1-13.