As the program area manager for workforce development at the Center, Tracy Tippett, L.C.S.W., M.S.S.W., works closely with the Children’s Bureau and other experts in the areas of workforce development, state-Tribal collaboration, and issues concerning lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) populations in child welfare.
Mr. Tippett’s primary role involves helping states and territories build capacity through the development and management of projects, products, and peer groups. Mr. Tippett has 27 years of child welfare experience as a program area manager, a psychotherapist, national child welfare consultant, trainer, curriculum developer, and clinician. He specializes in workforce development, adoption, foster care, trauma, LGBTQ, and attachment issues.
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