Traci Newell is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a licensed social worker. She is a TBRI Practitioner, certified by the TCU Karen Purvis Institute of Child Development. In 2016, she also earned her TIPS-MAPP Master Trainer certification through the Alabama State Department of Human Resources, by Children’s Alliance of Kansas. This allows her to partner with the Alabama DHR to train social workers and foster parents across the state to lead state foster care licensing classes.. She has been on staff at Lifeline since 2003 and serves as the National Director of Families Count. In her role, Traci is privileged to work alongside churches to prepare and equip them for this family restoration ministry. She considers it a great honor to share what the Lord is doing in the lives of parents and families all around us!