CWDS Supervising Practice Consultant, Ventura
Ms. Bedwell received her B.A. in Sociology from Hanover College in 1993 and her MSW from San Diego State University in 2003. Ms. Bedwell has over 18 years experience working within the field of Social Services.
Ms. Bedwell began her career in 1993 working in an Emergency Youth Shelter and Residential Treatment, moving on to a Protective Service Worker for Children Protective Services from 1994-1997. In 1997 Ms. Bedwell relocated to San Diego and has been a Supervisor, Team Leader and Program Manager for nonprofits working with youth and their families in the realms of Child Welfare, Juvenile Delinquency, Workforce Development, Emergency Assistance, and Financial Literacy on county and federal contracts.
Ms. Bedwell has worked for the Academy for Professional Excellence since 2014 in the role of Practice Consultant in San Bernardino County and most recently as Supervising Practice Consultant for Ventura County. In her role as Practice Consultant, Ms. Bedwell provides coaching and training to support the implementation of Safety Organized Practice and Child and Family Teams.