Ida Drury, adjunct Instructor in Social Work, is also an Assistant Professor at the Kempe Center at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Ida has 20 years of experience in human services, most of which has been in a public child welfare setting. She serves the Colorado Child Welfare Training System as Principal Investigator. She participates in multiple research and evaluation projects and consults nationally related to child welfare systems. Before joining the Kempe Center, Ida worked for the Colorado Department of Human Services where she led a research and implementation project on differential response in Colorado. In her early career she served a child welfare caseworker.