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Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 2402 Dakota Trail, Fern Park, Florida 32730 Phone: 904-318-1341 Experience: Providing Leadership, Training, Innovation and Implementation of Ev idence-Based Clinical Program & Practice 6/05-12/10 Director for Clinical Initiatives, Children's Home Society of Florid a, Winter Park, Florida * Conceived & implemented Birth to Five Mental Health Statewide Program * Conceived & implemented Trauma-Informed Statewide Training & Education * National Child Traumatic Stress Network Learning Collaborative Member * Statewide CHS Early Learning Collaborative Start-up * Conceived & implemented Annual Statewide Innovation Symposium * Oversaw Elite Continuing Education written training for U.S. Licensed Mental Health Professionals * Conceived & implemented Secondary Traumatic Stress Statewide Training * Statewide CHS Program Consultation * Statewide Workgroup Leadership - Statewide Research Directive, Standardized C linical Treatment Plan, Standardized Clinical Supervision Directive * Researched & wrote Elder Care Feasibility Study * UCF-CHS Community School Initiative Contributor * Designed & wrote program for Early Head Start Grant RFP: Awarded in 2010 for 3.4 million dollars * Conceived and wrote Learning Management Online Training * Supervised State Wide Learning Institute Trainers 2002-2004 Director for Networking and Programs; St. Johns County, Florida Commu nity Based System of Care (CBC), Family Integrity Program Start-Up * Developed, and implemented CBC for St. Johns County * Embedded Innovation within CBC, i.e., Training, Emergency Response Team, DCM c o-partners, Foster Care Advisory Board * Developed and coordinated governance and relationships with community, governm ent and Department of Children and Family leadership. * Structured CBC per Department of Children & Family Compliance Guidelines * Oversaw all aspects of job description development and hiring staff * Met and surpassed County and State benchmarks 1988-1990 Director for Women's Health & Safety: Alexandria Office on Women; Alex andria, Virginia * Oversaw citywide health and safety system of care * Advocated for first DNA rape victim case in State of Virginia * Coordinated inter-agency relationships and training 1985-1988 Executive Director, The Sexual Abuse Treatment Program, Lee & Collier Counties, Florida * Oversaw all aspects of program including writing curriculum, budget, court lia ison, hiring and supervising staff, board relationship and development * Met and surpassed compliance standards 1982-2004 Private & Consulting Practice * National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) Startup Contributor * Project Director for Ten Broeck Hospital, Gateway Community Services, Departme nt of Children & Families, Hands Across Cultures * Trauma-informed Program Consultant & Expert Witness for several organizations

* Behavioral Health Panel Participation for private practice individual and grou p work with children, adolescents and adults - special focus on families at risk * SAMSHA grant reviewer 1985-Present National & International Trainer on Trauma-Informed Care, Compassio n Fatigue/Secondary Traumatic Stress * Native American, Canadian, Australian Communities * Family Policy Councils * National Child Traumatic Stress Network, Early Head Start, Zero to Three * State & National Child Welfare Government & Professional Associations * Education Systems 1988-Present Writer/Author * Bestseller, 1988/revised 2004 -When Your Child Has Been Molested; A Parent's G uide to Healing & Recovery (Jossey-Bass) * Bestseller, 1996/revised 2008 - Working With Traumatized Children; A Handbook for Healing (CWLA Press) * 1992 - Pockets of Craziness (Lexington Books) * 1994 - Editor - It Couldn't Happen Here; Helping Desperate Kids (CWLA Press) * 2004 - The New Miracle Workers; Overcoming Contemporary Challenges in Child We lfare (CWLA Press) * 2011 publish target date - Bullies in Child Welfare (Lyceum Books) * Forewords written for An Artist's Journey Through Childhood (Orleman) Trauma a nd Trauma & Healing; Understanding Attachment Disorder in Children and Families (Orlans and Levy) Awards: Orlando Economic Council: Judges Award for Innovation (CHS Symposium) 2009 Florida Times Union & First Coast Family Center: Child Abuse Pr evention Award - 2005 Interviews: "US News & World Report", "The Washington Post", "Parents Magazine", "The Miami Herald", "ABC Talk Radio", "The Miami Herald", "Children's Voice" Education Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio B.A. Education Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, M.A. Counseling Post-Graduate - Family Therapy Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio Additional Intensive Training: Virginia Satir, Carl Whitaker, Ernest Andres, The Gestalt Institute, Philadelphia Child Guidance Center License, Certifications and Memberships Florida Marriage & Family Therapist, 1982 #85 Florida State Harris Institute Advanced Infant Mental Health Training (10 months ) Florida Hypnotherapy Certification Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Certification Levels 1 & 2 Certified Florida Mental Health Licensing Supervisor Past President - Northeast Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Mental Health Advisory Board - Child Welfare League of America NEFCADA Board Member, Jacksonville, Florida National Advisory Board, The Institute for Trauma & Loss in Children, Michigan National Advisory Board, Prevento Inc. Texas