The effects trauma has on an individual's coping skills and the ACEs study.  We will also cover the use of individual safety plans.


Training Specialist

Amber Maledy, LMSW

Amber Maledy, LMSW is a training specialist with Cornerstones of Care and serves on the WIDE committee ensuring a commitment to diversity and inclusion within the organization. She has experience in child welfare, developmental disabilities, and trauma. She has been with Cornerstones of Care since 2015 working with children and families in the child welfare system. Prior to Cornerstones of Care she worked with cancer patients at a cancer center and worked with individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities in a supported living setting. Amber has a undergraduate degree in Psychology from Columbia College and a Master’s degree in Social Work from UMKC. She has presented at International Conferences such as the Signs of Safety Gathering and National Conferences including Sanctuary Network days and Netsmart’s Connections Event. She also won the Spirt of the Alliance award in 2016 for outstanding service with families and children.

Training Specialist

Beth Harmon

Beth is a Training Specialist at Cornerstones of Care. Her areas of expertise include recognizing behaviors as trauma symptoms, developing trauma informed interventions for these behaviors and working with children and adolescents suffering from adversity and trauma. Beth has presented twice at the Sanctuary Institute training symposium and many regional and local conferences.