Santa Clara University

Janet Childs

Independent Instructor

Janet Childs is Director of Education Centre for Living with Dying through the Bill Wilson Center and is the director of the Bay Area CISM Team. She has Over 35 years experience in counseling, crisis intervention, volunteer management and training development. She has worked at Project Headstart, Community of Communities, Valley Rape Crisis Center, Suicide and Crisis Service, Alum Rock Counseling Center, Santa Clara University, San Jose City College, San Jose State University, and many other institutions of higher learning. Ms. Childs has been a keynote speaker at trauma and loss conferences around the world, is recipient of the Santa Clara County Medical Association Citizen?s Award, the National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children Father Ken Czillinger Professional Award, the COMA(Communications Operations Managers Association), Susan Voellger Award for Training, San Jose Fire Department: Class A: Civilian Devoted Service, Oakland Fire Outstanding Performance, City of San Jose Commendation, as well as numerous other recognitions and honors.