I've been training since: 1981
I've been with SA since: 1995
I help schools, hospitals, group homes and agencies of all types deal with their worst behavioral and aggression problems. As an Administrator with the Service Alternatives Training Institute, I provide consultation, risk management and specialized training to empower organizations to maintain safety while increasing educational and therapeutic outcomes.
I am active in the areas of curriculum development, risk management, school security and have helped develop safety intervention legislation. I provide testimony regarding best practices in the implementation of policy and procedure for the use of crisis management procedures in the educational environment.
I am a professional photographer, graphic designer and web developer. I manage the data collection and analysis systems used by RIGHT RESPONSE. I also produce the electronic and printed learning materials used by the Service Alternatives Training Institute.
I have been employed by Service Alternatives, Inc. since 1995 as a Program Manager, Training Specialist and Administrator. Since 1999, I have supported clients outside of Service Alternatives with their individual training needs.
A native of Chicago, I have held teaching certificates in Alaska and Washington. I am a former Special Education Teacher and Community Case Manager and have since 1990 specialized in working with children and adults with severe emotional and behavioral disorders.
- Associate in Risk Management, The Institutes, 2014
- B.S. in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Oregon 1989
- Classroom Teaching Certificate, State of Washington, 1995
- Classroom Teaching Certificate, State of Alaska, 1991
- Completed the Washington State School Security Officer Academy
What does training mean to me?
At the end of the day, my job is to help make your job easier. Not only do I want to help you solve today’s problem, but also empower you to proficiently address your future problems yourself!