This webinar is designed to provide information about post adoption depression and the various symptoms that may emerge after adoption is complete. It also provides strategies to better understand and alleviate these symptoms.
Jill Sexton, M.Ed, LPC
Jill Sexton received her undergraduate degree from Auburn University in 2003 and obtained her master’s degree in Community Counseling from Auburn Montgomery in 2006. She has worked with APAC since April 2006. She has worked in various capacities with APAC which include; Family Support Worker, Family Counselor and is the Southern Region Coordinator and Statewide Clinical Coordinator. She has over 11 years of extensive knowledge and training in the adoption and foster field. She is an EMDR certified counselor as well as certified in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, licensed by Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling. Jill lives in Montgomery with her husband and 2 children.
Monica Russell, LGSW
Monica Russell, LGSW, is a Family Support Worker III for the APAC program of Children’s Aid Society, and is based in Montgomery. Monica received an undergraduate degree in Social Work at the University of Alabama and a Master of Social Work from Florida State University. Monica’s experience includes family and children services in the public welfare setting, working with families and foster children from the initial removal from the home to successful achieving permanency.