Lori Ryan, MA, LSW

Senior Child Welfare Consultant

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Lori is particularly skilled in curriculum development, training and lead technical assistance, including coaching and consultation to imbed front line practice that results in more timely permanence for children in state care. She is a trained mediator who promotes non-adversarial and collaborative approaches to child custody. Most recently Lori worked in the Child Welfare Strategy Group at The Annie E. Casey Foundation, strengthening agency policy and practice in public child welfare organizations nationally. She served on the Virginia, Maine and Delaware site teams. Lori has worked in the child welfare field for 20 years including front line social work and supervision in child protection, reunification, foster care and adoption.