Keila Shipman, Family Sunshine Center
A Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist, Keila is also certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She graduated with a BS from Alabama State University abd received a Masters and Educaction Specialist degree from Auburn University-Montgomery. For the last 5 years, she has counseled children who have experienced complex trauma in the Montgomery area.
Catherliene C. Williamson, PhD, Montgomery Public Schools
Dr. Williamson is a dedicated educator with 20 years of experience. During this time, she has been a classroom teacher, consultant, university instructor/supervisor, and state education agent. As a team member with the Alabama Department of Education for over 12 years, Dr. Williamson’s experiences span a wide range including Special Education, Federal Programs, Instructional Services, and the Office of Student Learning. In her current role, as Chief of Student Services with Montgomery Public Schools, her division includes Student Social Services, Student Support, Special Education, and Homebound.
Jennifer Hartley, Family Sunshine Center
Jennifer Hartley received her B.S. degree in Special Education from Troy University. As a teacher in the public schools for 10 years, she began working with the Family Sunshine Center in 2000 where she served as Residential Coordinator. After leaving the agency for a few years, she returned in 2012 and was recently named the Suicide Prevention Coordinator. This position enables her to go out into the schools and community and teach evidenced based programs in suicide prevention.
Judge Robert (Bob) Bailey, Montgomery County Family Court
Judge Robert (Bob) Bailey currently serves as a Circuit Court Judge in the Family Court of Montgomery County. An expert in child support, child custody, abuse/neglect, mental health, divorce and juvenile delinquency cases, Judge Bailey has heard it all.
He’s actively involved with Child Protect, the Children’s Advocacy Center, was a founding board member of Leadership Montgomery and was instrumental in creating the Juvenile Court restitution program. In 2012, he was named Judge of the Year by the Family Law Section of the Alabama State Bar Association.