Dr. Janeen Cross


Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Psychology Today, Maryland

Psychology Today, DC



Mays Family Therapy

Dr. Cross  experiences includes inpatient medical social work services and outpatient therapy services as a Behavioral Specialist and Therapeutic Staff Support Worker.  Dr. Cross has 20 years of experience completing clinical assessments, counseling and intervention services to clients. She also teaches graduate level social work courses and facilitates workshops and professional presentations for numerous professional organizations.

Dr. Cross is licensed in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and the District of Columbia


Interested in Clinical Supervision?

Clinical supervision is offered for licensing and general supervision is available upon request.  Supervision is customized to meet the needs of each individual and covers professional standards and clinical content areas.  Clinical supervision is available for Maryland, DC and Pennsylvania licensing.

Contact Dr. Cross for more information about clinical supervision or set up supervision schedule.



  • DSW- Doctorate of Clinical Social Work, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
  • MBA –Master of Business Administration, 2010
  • MSW-Master of Social Work  Temple University, 1999
  • BSW- Bachelor of Social Work  Temple University, 1998


Peer-Reviewed Publications

Cross, J. (2016). Attachments: Keeping NICU Infants Safe.  Journal of Pregnancy and Child Health, 3 (2), 1-4.

Cross, J. (2015). Core Measure 7: Optimizing Nutrition – Breastfeeding, Human Milk and Attachment. Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews, 15(3), 128-131.

Hall, S., Baughcum, A., Chuffo, R., Cross, J., Geller, P. (2015). Interdisciplinary Recommendations forPsychosocial Support of NICU Parents. Journal of Perinatology, 35, 29-36.


Professional Reports

Cross, J. (2017).  Understanding Child Maltreatment of Infants from the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU): Social Work Practice and Policy Direction, Issue Brief, April 2017.

Cross, J. (2017).  Perinatal Social Work in Health Care Settings: Adapted from NASW Standards for Social Work Practice in Health care Settings.  NASW Practice Perspectives, Spring, 1-6.



NASW-June 2017

NASW-March 2017