My road in life took a while to figure out.
Graduated from college.
Pursued and pursued and pursued some more, different jobs in social service.
Stayed home and raised my children for 10 years.
Pursued, pursued and pursued even more to get back in the field.


Case Manager

I provide resources and positive diversion tactics to at-risk youth and their families.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Non-Profit Organizations
Helping People

Day to Day

I visit with families in their home and a great day for me would be finding out that the youth I have been working with has implemented and prospered by applying some of the recommendations I had made, or has utilized some of the resources I had provided and it made a difference in their life, even if only momentarily.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Take as many child psychology classes as possible as well as understanding the juvenile laws in your state.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:


The Noise I Shed

From Myself:

"Its very hard and demanding work. Not everyone is cut out to do this work. You will have to make many sacrifices, including your family."

Challenges I Overcame