Child Protective Services Survial Manual
has a master's degree in Rehab
Counseling; She worked in psychiatric
hospitals as crisis counselor and as a
psy tech, She’s been an alcoholism
counselor and shift supervisor in a
detox facility and worked in a prison;
She did a 6-month internship for her
master’s in a juvenile locked facility,
a pilot program for the worst offenders
in the criminal system.
She has worked as
a DV counselor in a shelter for women
and children, and for 25 years was an
investigator for Child Protective
Services. She also was a foster parent.
She is mother of
two, with 9 grandchildren and 6
great-grandchildren. She felt she was
most effective, in investigations, at
keeping kids out of the system and
educating the parents.