Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area, United States
WorkCounselor, Consultant, Researcher, Writer, Speaker, and Adjunct Instructor
About My goal is to facilitate positive social change for urban communities and at risk youth through research, advocacy, mentoring, and teaching. Also, to develop and improve curriculum and services for organizations that serve at risk youth. I have completed research in the field of educational psychology on the academic resilience of minority doctoral students exposed to childhood poverty and parental substance abuse.
I have six years of experience in counseling children and families in the areas of trauma, substance abuse, mental health, and behavioral issues. I believe every child has the ability to overcome adversity if exposed to the right people, places, and experiences that unlock th...