Jennifer is Team Lead for the Kin, Foster and Adoptive Families (KFAF) training team with the Vermont Child Welfare Training Partnership (CWTP) at UVM. In her role, she oversees an evidence and competency based training curriculum for foster, kin and adoptive caregivers across the state and provides support to the KFAF Training Coordinators.
Prior to joining CWTP, Jennifer obtained both clinical and child welfare experience through her time as a Director of Treatment Services for a child abuse prevention and treatment agency, an outpatient therapist, a therapeutic residential center therapist and Membership Director for the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
A Licensed Independent and Clinical Social Worker, Jennifer obtained her BSW at Ball State University and her MSW at Indiana University. She is a Certified Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) therapist and trainer, and Certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) therapist.