Lilli Miles, MA
Lilli Miles, MA
Lilli Miles has been a trainer for the Public Child Welfare Training Academy since 1999. Lilli received her BS in Psychology from Loyola University in Chicago where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She obtained her MA in Marriage & Family Therapy from Sierra University in Costa Mesa, CA.
Lilli began working for San Bernardino County as a Child Protective Services Social Worker in 1990. In her 14 plus years with the county, Lilli also worked as a Recruiter/Trainer of foster and adoptive parents and a Child Abuse Hotline Screener. In her career with the county, Lilli received several awards. The two she holds most dear are “Social Worker of the Year” received in 1994 from California State Foster Parent Association and “Making a Difference” award presented to her by San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools in 2004.
In November of 2002, Lilli became San Bernardino County’s first Child Welfare Outreach Specialist when she was assigned by the director of Children’s Services to be the liaison between mandated reporters and the Department of Children’s Services. She was responsible for developing workshops and training as requested by San Bernardino County’s mandated reporters. Lilli presented on definitions of child abuse, indicators and dynamics of child abuse, mandated reporting law, domestic violence, impact of abuse on child development and other issues related to child abuse and mandated reporting law.
In June, 2004, Lilli left the county to become a self-employed trainer and consultant. Lilli now teaches for various Academies and Universities throughout California on numerous topics related to child abuse and working with abused children and their families.
In her free time, Lilli enjoys travel, photography, cooking, and practicing the healing arts.