Amelia Franck Meyer has spent her 25 year career dedicated to serving children and families in the areas of out-of-home care, family-based services and disability services. She has been the CEO of Anu Family Services since 2001. Anu is a child welfare agency located in Wisconsin and Minnesota which is producing nationally-recognized child permanence and placement stability outcomes for children in out-of-home care and is on the leading-edge of promoting and measuring wellbeing. Anu is a winner of the prestigious Bush Innovation Prize (2013) and also received Youth Thrive Award for Exemplary Programs (2014) from the national Center for the Study for Social Policy, the Eureka! Innovation Award (2014) from the Twin Cities Business Journal, and the Mission Innovation Award (2014) from the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (finalist). Amelia is a national trainer and expert on topics including understanding grief, loss and trauma for children living in out-of-home care, child wellbeing, child permanence and placement stability, change management, social work leadership, management, supervision, and many others. Amelia has provided training and consultation on child welfare practices in counties and states throughout the country.
|Region:||Twin Cities - Metro|
|Type of Therapy/Service:||Adoption - Adoptive Parent Services, Crisis Intervention/Stabilization, Intensive Trauma Services, Permanency Services *, Post-Adoption Counseling, Search and Reunion Services, Workforce Wellbeing|
|Specialities:||Adoption Disruptions/Dissolutions, Attachment Issues, Behavior Issues, Child Abuse, Education/School Issues/Truancy, Foster Care, Permanency **, Search and Reunion, Trauma/Complex Trauma|
* "Permanency services" includes reunification, guardianship, & kinship care.
** "Permanency" includes reunification, guardianship, & kinship care. "Neurodevelopmental issues" includes ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, &FASD.