A Woman with an Issue: A Mother's Memoir of Addiction, Loss, Redemption, and Recovery

A Woman with an Issue: A Mother's Memoir of Addiction, Loss, Redemption, and Recovery

by Angela Braxton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781453803455
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/26/2006
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

As a birth parent Ms. Braxton struggled with alcoholism and drug addiction for many years and as a result of this addiction, lost her children to the child welfare system. Ms. Braxton now has multiple years of recovery.

As a Family Involvement Consultant, Ms. Braxton works with child welfare agencies and family partners across the country to improve child welfare outcomes for children and families.

Her work with state child welfare agencies is guided by the principles of Systems of Care as a way to promote safety, permanency, and well-being for children and families involved with, or at risk of becoming involved with the child welfare system.

Ms. Braxton works in partnership with state and county child welfare systems to create collaborative partnerships among diverse groups of parents and caregivers (birth, foster, adoptive parents and kin caregivers) groups as well as between these family members and agency service providers (child welfare, law enforcement, substance abuse treatment centers, and the courts) to sustain these collaborative partnerships over time.

Ms. Braxton is co-founder and former President of the Kansas Family Advisory Network, Inc.

Ms. Braxton is a member of the Atlantic Coast Child Welfare Implementation Center Regional Advisory Board and Family Involvement Consultant

Ms. Braxton is also a member of the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI) Advisory Board.

Ms. Braxton is a member and consultant to the Leadership Academy for Middle Managers Advisory Board and a member of the National Training Team

Ms. Braxton is a consultant to The National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections at Hunter College School of Social Work, New York

Publications:
A Woman with an Issue
A Mother's Memoir of Addiction, Loss, Redemption and Recovery
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Restoration Through the Storm
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