Role: Program Area Lead, Workforce Development
Areas of Expertise: Child welfare workforce development, organizational culture, state-Tribal collaboration, LGBTQ issues in child welfare, adoption, foster care, trauma
Years of Child Welfare Experience: 27
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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