A Professional Trainer, Keynote Speaker, and Consultant
Dr. Manning provides training, consulting and keynote speaking services to professionals of multiple specialties and laypersons on a wide range of topics including permanency for youth in foster care and adoption, coping with grief and loss, primary and secondary trauma, attachment, transitional age youth, and developing and sustaining collaborative teams. He has presented at national, state, and local mental health, child welfare, and education conferences. Dr. Manning is a professional speaker, trainer, and consultant for the National Center on Adoption and Permanency (NCAP). He holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology and is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of California.
He has provided services to a wide range of agencies including Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, San Diego State University – Public Child Welfare Training Academy, Bay Area Child Welfare Training Academy, UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education – Human Studies, Mohave County (AZ) Superior Court, San Diego County Health and Human Services, and Children’s Aid Society of Alabama.
He has extensive experience working in government, non-profit community, and mental health agencies, providing intensive case management services on behalf of at-risk youth in foster care and probation as well as serving as the mental health liaison on a number of local and regional committees and task forces. He has participated in developing and implementing innovative and community mental health programs that serve a wide range of at-risk youth and families. His experience also includes serving as an individual, family and group therapist, group home therapist and manager, clinical supervisor and psychiatric disability insurance case manager. Dr. Manning is a faculty member at Brandman University: Department of Psychology.
Dr. Manning wrote a chapter in the published book: Darla Henry: The 3-5-7 Model: A Practice Approach to Permanency and co-wrote: Integrating Child Welfare and Mental Health Practices: Actualizing Youth Permanency Using the 3-5-7 Model – American Humane Association: Protecting Children Journal – June 2011.
To contact Dr. Manning, please complete the contact form or call him at (949) 683-0753.