Join us to discuss ways to build resilience for child welfare professionals. Learn more about tools and resources available to help yourself and your clients respond with resilience in the face of challenges. Attendees will engage in practical approaches for coping with personal and workplace stress. This session will be interactive and provide space to collaborate with colleagues to discuss tactics to normalize struggle and build connections.

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Our speakers for this session will share content from in the Florida Institute for Child Welfare's Strength, Trauma, and Resilience Studies (STARS) Certification.

Lyndi Bradley, MSW, is the Program Manager for the Institute for Family Violence Studies. Bradley graduated with a Master’s in Social Work and a certificate in Leadership and Executive Administration Development from FSU’s College of Social Work. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership & Policy. Her research interests include child welfare, trauma-informed care, resilience, and domestic violence.


Merina Cameron, MSW, is a Training Specialist for the Institute for Family Violence Studies and an Adjunct Professor for Florida State University’s College of Social Work. Cameron received her Master of Social Work from FSU and has clinical social work experience in substance addiction treatment. Through her work, she has educated clients, students, and community members on topics related to substance misuse, trauma-informed care, and resilience. Cameron’s professional interests include preventing trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and ending domestic violence and human trafficking. 

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