Darla L. Henry is a Social Worker, Trainer, Teacher, and Consultant having more than 45 years of experience in child welfare, private practice, education, and training programs in the social work field. Darla established and authored the 3-5-7 Model®. She is president of Darla L Henry & Associates, provides training and consultation nationally and internationally, and teaches MSW courses for local universities. She received her Ph.D. in social work from the University of Maryland at Baltimore, conducting her doctoral work on risk and protective factors of resiliency in maltreated children. Her passionate belief is in the specialness of children and honoring all families as the foundation of love in all relationships. Healing the traumas of loss and disconnection is the focus of her work.