Learner Centered Coaching Skills for Supervisors and Area Administrators - 7/29/2022 - 8/26/2022 - Webinar

July 29, 2022 to August 26, 2022
Course summary
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Event starts: 
07/29/2022 - 9:00am PDT
Event ends: 
08/26/2022 - 12:00pm PDT
United States

Michelle Cutlip - mlcutlip@uw.edu

Michelle began her career in Child Welfare in the early 1990s initially working in juvenile court as a juvenile probation officer working with Truant, At-Risk Youth and CHINS (Child in Need of Services) cases and as a CASA program coordinator.  Michelle began working with Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) in 2001.  During her time with DCFS, Michelle worked in a number of roles, including managing the Visitation Office and volunteers, CFWS social worker in Family Treatment Court, and  supporting caregivers as Foster Parent Trainer (with RFTI – Resource Family Training Institute).

Michelle began working on Regional Core Training curriculum, and then as a Region 1 coach training new employees, and supporting existing staff in 2012.  Michelle is passionate about supporting, encouraging and retaining child welfare staff in their work serving children and families. 

Michelle received a BS in Psychology from WSU in 1993, and an MSW from Eastern Washington University in 2010. 

Lynn Robinson - lynnr12@uw.edu

Lynn started her social work career in 2001, working at Catholic Community Services in Vancouver, WA doing Intensive Family Preservation Services and Behavioral Rehabilitation Services (BRS) work with children and families utilizing the Wraparound approach to work toward stabilization and permanency. She continued her work with Catholic Community Services in Tacoma on the Family Access to Stabilization and Transition (FAST) Team to help stabilize children and families in crisis. In 2003, she moved to Yakima where she worked in Region 2 as a BRS provider conducting extensive family searches, placement stability, and services to children, youth and families dealing with significant mental health needs and difficult behaviors.

In 2005, Lynn moved to Spokane an began her 16 year career with the Department of Children and Family Service/Children’s Administration as a CPS Investigator. She also carried cases as a CFWS social worker in Spokane and Tumwater for six years before becoming a FTDM Facilitator. In 2017, Lynn became a Family Engagement Program Manager for Region 5 and managed multiple programs including FTDM, Recruitment, Retention and Support (RDS), and the DCYF (1624) Foster Parent Consultation Team in Region 5. During her time with DCYF, she also supervised the Region 5 FTDM team and a CFWS unit in the Tacoma office.

Lynn received her MSW from the University of Washington, Seattle in 2018 through CWTAP.

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This course takes place on Fridays from July 29th to August 26th. It will be held July 29th, August 5th, August 12th, August 19th and August 26th.