A Professional Trainer, Keynote Speaker and Consultant
Dr. Manning provides training, keynote speaking and consulting services to professionals of multiple specialties and lay persons on a wide range of topics including permanency and trauma for youth in foster care and juvenile justice / probation, coping with grief and loss, improving workplace performance and experiences, secondary trauma, attachment, dealing with oppositional defiant behavior, transitional age youth and developing and sustaining collaborative teams. He has presented at national, state and local mental health, child welfare / foster care, juvenile justice / probation and education conferences. He holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology and is a licensed clinical psychologist in state of California.
He has extensive experience working in government, non-profit community and mental health agencies, providing intensive case management services on behalf of youth in child welfare and juvenile justice 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. 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.
He also wrote a chapter in the recently 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. He has also participated on a number of professional and conference panels.
He is a speaker / trainer for the Eddie Nash Foundation, Public Child Welfare Training Academy in southern California, Bay Area Child Welfare Training Academy and UC Davis Center for Human Studies. Dr. Manning is also a and a graduate school faculty member at Brandman University: Department of Psychology.
He has participated on a number of professional and conference panels as well as being a guest on the KOCE-TV show “Help Me Grow.”
To contact Dr. Manning, please complete the contact form or call him at (949) 683-0753.