Role: Project Lead, Systems of Care Institute (SOCI), Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services
Education: B.A Psychology & English, Linfield College; MSW Portland State University; LCSW
Experience: As Project Lead on the Self-Sufficiency project, Mollie works with partners to develop and deliver training and coaching that is relevant and related to the system goals and vision. Mollie works collaboratively with multiple staff within DHS as well as related partners to create and implement a sustainable agency culture shift.
Before coming to CCF Mollie worked in a wide variety of settings. Her diverse work experience includes Child Welfare, hospital social work, adoption, community outpatient mental health and juvenile justice. Most recently Mollie spent almost 5 years as the Clinical Director for a non-profit that serves transition age youth experiencing homelessness. In addition to directly overseeing the drop-in center, clinical case managers, the drug and alcohol program as well as the mental health program, she provided clinical guidance to all programs at the agency. Mollie is passionate in her belief in the potential, strengths and growth of every person and is committed to issues that impact marginalized populations.
Training areas of interest: Mollie's dedication to professional development for everyone is reflected in the work she does for CCF. Mollie has experience training and coaching on clinical documentation, ethics and boundaries, Positive Youth Development, trauma, understanding poverty, Motivational Interviewing, Strengths Based Practice, and Strengths Based consultation/supervision.
Along with a co-trainer, Mollie was a presenter at the 2013 National Crime Victims conference.
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