Jeri Cox has been working with children and adolescence since 2010 in residential treatment facilities, day treatment, intensive in home services, and in corrections. She has a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision with research focusing on resilience development from parental abandonment. She works as an adjunct professor for a mental health graduate program. A few of the presentations and lectures she has facilitated have been on “Fostering Resilience: Treatment Approaches for Adolescents in Residential Treatment”, “Common Diagnosis and Treatment of Adolescents in Residential Treatment”, “Oppositional Defiant Disorder”, “Gender Identity”, and “Understanding and Preventing Adolescent Suicide” she has received training in TF-CBT, DBT, EMDR, and treatment of personality disorders. She is credentialed as an LPC, NCC, and CSTOP.