Lindsey Wilson is a child welfare professional originally from Soldotna, Alaska. She provided direct services to Alaskans for over ten years with the State of Alaska Office of Children’s services and now provides professional workforce training to social work professionals at the University of Alaska Child Welfare Academy. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology with an emphasis on behavior analysis and is currently seeking an MSW. Her passions are giving back to her community, building meaningful relationships, networking, training, program evaluation and development, and mentoring. Her professional goals aim to enhance practice competency within the child welfare system, improve social programs, contribute to evidence based practices, and expand access to resources for Alaskans, ultimately to improve quality of life and well-being for families and children.