A Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a social work/mental health consultant in Wisconsin. Melinda has dedicated more than 20 years to her passion in helping others. She specializes in training, supervision/coaching and enhancement of programs for educators, therapists, case managers and other direct care workers. Her expertise includes helping education professionals engage students and families/caregivers in support of education and behavioral/mental health initiatives. Melinda is a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and has completed a Traumatic Stress Studies course in Trauma Informed Care. She has supported numerous professionals in several fields across the U.S. on Motivational Interviewing and Trauma Informed Care, as well as on self-care, mental health issues, and more.