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Consultation and support for existing and perspective RBWO providers with policy development, staff & caregiver training, policy violations and critical incident stress-management debriefing.
Continuing Education trainings for Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists in ethics, telemental health and child welfare specific topics.
Trainings for the development and support of recruited and kinship caregivers. Trainings can be tailored to an agency's needs.
Online therapy is the delivery of mental health counseling via electronic means. It is also know it as e-therapy, distance therapy, internet therapy and web therapy. TPG conducts sessions via secure video as well as via messaging.
TPG provides consultation to public and private child welfare departments seeking to improve outcomes in safety, permanency and well-being for children.
TPG provides expert witness services in cases involving child welfare. Services include case review and testimony.
Dianne Kelly, MS, LPC has worked progressively in the field of child welfare since 1992. Dianne has held progressive leadership positions within leading private social service and state agencies where her responsibilities have included direct service, policy and program development, and leadership.
Dianne joined the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services in 2000. While there she played a major role in accomplishing significant changes in the state’s foster care program including participating in all three of the state’s Child and Family Services Reviews and program improvement teams; co-writing the state’s foster and adoptive parent pre-service training; developing the Room, Board and Watchful Oversight Minimum Standards for group home and private agency foster home providers; developing a performance-based monitoring system of private providers; and most recently, spear-heading the implementation of the Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standards and Youth Rights and Responsibilities.
During her state tenure, Dianne served on the senior leadership team as the Foster Care Services Director which included programmatic leadership for six foster care programs: Independent Living Program, Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children, Office of Provider Management, Permanency Unit, Placement Resource Operations, and the Caregiver Recruitment and Retention Unit.
Dianne’s career reflects her deep affinity for serving children and families. She is an experienced clinician, curriculum writer, trainer, and outcome-based program developer. Dianne provides expert witness services in child welfare cases and other consultation in child welfare services. Dianne has a Master of Science degree in Human Services Counseling and is a licensed clinician in Georgia and Florida.
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