YVONNE  Vissing Author of Evaluating Organization Development

YVONNE Vissing

Professor Healthcare Studies, Director Center for Childhood & Youth Studies
Salem State University

Dr. Vissing is US Child Rights Policy Chair for Hope for Children UN Convention on Rights of the Child at local, state, national & international levels. Author of 8 books + chapters, articles, films. Board member Am Assoc for Advancement of Science Human Rights Council, National Coalition for Homeless, NH Juvenile Parole, HREUSA. Consults with Am Sociological Assoc, higher ed, mental health, communities and orgs for improvement. See yvonnevissing,com for more details.


Dr. Vissing was a first-generation college student who has become a tenured, full professor in both Michigan and Massachusets and works with the national and international children's human rights communities.  A tenacious fighter for the underdog, she uses her research, writing and advocacy skills to educate and motivate others for fair treatment and justice.  

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Human Rights, Children's Human Rights, Human Rights Education
    Homelessness and Housing
    Mental Health, Trauma
    Substance use
    Organizational Analysis
    Strategic Planning, needs assessments, evaluation
    Medical Sociology
    Scam honor societies and organizations that exploit children & youth
    Santa Claus
    Sexual debut

Personal Interests




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