Advanced Adoption: Effects of Trauma and Loss on Adopted Children - 12/07/22 - Webinar
Patty Orona - firstname.lastname@example.org
Patty began her experience providing direct services to families through the Division of Developmental Disabilities and then licensing as a foster parent in the early 1980s. In the 20 years she was licensed as a foster parent, Patty sat on the Executive Board for FPAWS (Foster Parent Association of Washington State) and the Advisory Board for the Children and Family Ombudsman from the inception of the office until 2015.
Patty began co-training as a foster parent co-trainer in the early 90’s and became certified as a Grief Recovery Specialist in May of 2000. Prior to joining the Alliance, Patty worked in Special Education Services for the Yakima School District beginning in fall of 2000 and was the Right Response Trainer from March of 2003 until she left the district in 2015.
Penny Michel is a Development and Facilitation Specialist at the Alliance. She is member of a team who is responsible for development and facilitation of pre-licensing and continuing education trainings for licensed caregivers, kinship caregivers, adoptive parents and community members.
She began her career in early childhood education and transitioned into the human services field. This experience provided an opportunity to work in positions as a licensor for childcare and foster care. She came to the Alliance in 2014 and became a Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Practitioner in 2019.
She received her Masters of Social Work (MSW) from UW-Seattle and completed the process to become and Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LISCW.)
Her ideal self-care consists of Forest Bathing with her Dog Nation while they get their zoomies out and traveling with overweight luggage to faraway places to swim with the fishes.
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