Luck Pecas Luckey, BA
Luck is a Senior Protective Services Worker, and has worked with Child Welfare Services (CWS), County of San Diego for 16 years. Within CWS, Luck has specialized in Emergency Response (ER), Domestic Violence, Safety-Organized Practice (SOP), and Coaching. Specialty assignments have included: Drug Endangered Child (DEC) program; Created linkage between CWS and San Diego Police domestic violence unit to enhance communication and coordination to best serve families affected by intimate partner violence; After-hours ER response; and SOP Coaching for CWS staff in all programs.
In addition to child welfare work, Luck has completed advanced Domestic Violence (IPV) training in the Safe & Together model via The David Mandel Institute. From this foundation, Luck developed the SOP Domestic Violence Timeline Tool, contracted with Public Child Welfare Training Academy (PCWTA) and partnered with Children’s Research Center (CRC), a division of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD). In conjunction with CRC, Luck has trained across the United States, and in Canada, on the implementation and integration of Structured Decision Making (SDM), SOP and various domestic violence practice tools to maintain rigor when partnering with families who are victims of IPV.
Luck is genderqueer, a person on the transgender spectrum, who identifies as non-binary. After years of struggle to integrate his/her true gender identity and sexual orientation, Luck transitioned fully into the person, parent and professional he/she had only once hoped for and at times never thought possible. Luck is devoted to advocating for, and supporting, LGBTQ+ children, youth, and caregivers. Luck brings her coaching, training and mentoring skills to child welfare workers, foster parents, and the LGBTQ+ community.