Wraparound National Trainer and Coach
Lisa Garland joined The Institute of Innovation and Implementation at the University of Maryland in 2012 as a National trainer and coach in Wraparound. In her current role at the National Wraparound Implementation Center, Lisa supports workforce development in the areas of navigating systems, building effective wraparound teams, and identifying underlying needs and resources for youth and families with complex challenges. She began her work in the field as a Research assistant at the Memory Disorders Clinic of the Wallace Kettering Neuroscience Institute. Following that, she began work in Georgia as a clinician and then a Network Support Coordinator and certified local coach for Wraparound with one of Georgia's Care Management Entities. She has over 20 years experience collaborating with local and state systems including Child Welfare, Department of Juvenile Justice, Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, and Department of Education to support the best fit for families in need of care. Lisa has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Wright State University as well as a master's degree in Counseling of Exceptional Children from Wright State University.