- 35200 Management Essentials
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services - former Chief of Staff, Executive Deputy Director, Deputy Director of Regulation and Monitoring, Deputy Director of Licensing, Ombudsman, Administrator of Preparation for Adult Life Program, and Child Welfare Specialist.
Chicago Child Care Society – former CEO.
Child Care Association of Illinois – former Associate Director and registered lobbyist for child welfare issues.
Certified Trainer in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Mediation Skills Training from Northwestern University and Fellow of Georgetown University’s Center for Juvenile Justice Reform/Multi-System Integration Program.
Fields of Special Interest
- How race influences child and family reunification
- What contributes to the higher incidence of child maltreatment in relative foster homes