Stephanie Carnes, LL.M., LCSW is a trauma-focused bilingual school social worker in a large public high school in New York’s Hudson Valley, where she provides individual therapy in Spanish and English. She previously worked as the Lead Clinician in a federally-funded shelter program for unaccompanied children from Central America. She has spoken at national and international conferences on topics related to trauma treatment and culturally competent practice with Spanish-speaking immigrant children and adolescents, and has published opinion pieces on the effect of trauma on immigrant children.

In addition to a Master's degree in clinical social work, Stephanie also holds an LL.M Master;s of Law degree in International Human Rights Law.

As a consultant, her goal is to spark dialogue and promote positive change, and she challenges the districts and agencies with whom she works to re-envision the meaning of an inclusive community.

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