The National Foster Parent Association (NFPA) is excited to announce the addition of Marcus Stallworth, LMSW, as the Training and Development Consultant to the National Foster Parent Association’s Training Institute (NFPAti). Centene Corporation and the NFPA launched a new partnership to bring online training to caregivers nationwide.
Marcus Stallworth, LMSW, Owner of Stallworth Counseling Services LLC, operates with a strength-based, hands-on approach. Spending close to 15 years providing Child Protective Services, he is recognized by the State of Connecticut as an expert witness for giving testimony. He has spearheaded several initiatives to promote the engagement of Fathers, the prevention of abuse and neglect, and the dangers of Social Media. He has direct experience educating and supporting Human Trafficking and Sexually Exploited victims, including those in Foster Care. He played a leadership role in Connecticut’s Disaster Behavioral Health Response Network and oversaw recovery efforts in Newtown CT after the events on December 14, 2012. Marcus works with for Child Welfare League of America as a national consultant, trainer, and curriculum developer. He has had multiple articles published in CWLA’s Children’s Voice magazine, co-wrote the acclaimed Supervision for Success training curriculum, and is recognized in the “Acknowledgments” section of globally utilized New Generation PRIDE published in 2016. He was also a former member of the Board of Directors for the National Foster Parent Association (NFPA).