Heather Meitner, LCSW
Heather Meitner is a senior program specialist with NCCD. In her role she works nationally with child welfare organizations as a trainer and consultant on their implementation of strength and safety-organized practice skills and their integration of those skills with the Structured Decision Making® (SDM) system.
Heather is a licensed social worker residing in Boston. She has worked in the human services and child welfare fields for 17 years in multiple capacities including direct service, management, training, and consultation. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Gordon College and a master’s degree in social work from Salem State College, both in Massachusetts.
Heather’s passion for building relationships and connecting with her audience is contagious. She is an expert in building training programs with varied methodologies to meet the needs of adult learners. She conducts workshops nationally on integrated child welfare practice, diversity and cultural competence, change management, organizational development, and facilitation skills for staff of all levels.