44 years as a social worker, most of that focused on working with families experiencing divorce and trauma. B.S. in Education, Masters in Clinical Social Work, and Doctorate in Human Development and Family Studies. She is retired from Marion County Family Court where she designed and implemented programs to assist parents and children experiencing separation and divorce; research and program development for court involved youth experiencing trauma. She has been and is a group facilitator and parent educator; grant writer and has secured funding for many programs. She has provided training locally, nationally and internationally on how divorce impacts children.