Lesley Dixon, clinical specialist, received an MSW from Boston University. Her areas of interest include: children, youth and families, youth transitioning from foster care, and grit/resiliency. Lesley is a New Jersey Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years’ experience including direct practice, supervisory and management experience. She teaches courses including professional seminar in social work and helping and engagement skills and she also directs field education for the MSW program. She holds certifications in clinical supervision, complex trauma and seminar in field instruction.