Marcella Middleton, 26 resides in North Carolina where she been training social workers to incorporate family centered practice for about 5 years. She has also been working with youth living in substitute care for 11 years and currently trains youth in out of home care on sexual health through a trauma inform curriculum called making proud choices. Marcella is a Masters level student at the university of North Carolina State. Marcella pairs her social work education with her lived experience as a youth in the child welfare system as well as a youth who lived in homelessness. She is also a member of the National youth forum on homelessness where she continually works to fight against those issues as well as other issues that youth face.
9:00 AM–12:00 PM Jul 23, 2018