Professional Child Welfare Experience: Since 2002
As a consultant and subject matter expert at the Center, Falen LeBlanc supports resource development and service provision to states in the areas of youth engagement, youth empowerment, and transition planning. Ms. LeBlanc is a peer group lead and works collaboratively with young adult consultants and state leaders to develop national webinars and peer learning events, manage listserv communication, develop products, and deliver technical assistance.
Ms. LeBlanc has 20 years of professional experience working in programs that offer direct support to young people with lived experience in the child welfare system. Her areas of expertise include independent living, permanency, cultural diversity, youth advocacy, and transition planning.
Ms. LeBlanc has worked as a state Independent Living Coordinator for the State of Idaho and as an Assistant Program Director for the National Resource Center for Youth Services. Currently she works with FosterClub as the Senior Youth Services Manager. Ms. LeBlanc received her master of social work from Northwest Nazarene University.
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