Instructor Profile



  • Bachelor of Social Work, cum laude, Long Island University, New York
  • Master of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Mediation Credential, National Center for the Resolution of Conflict, San Diego, California

Social Work Experience

  • Individual, marriage, and family counseling
  • Case management
  • Adolescent residential care
  • Child Protective Services
  • Juvenile Probation
  • Prison re-entry services
  • Clinical supervision
  • Quality assurance
  • Staff development
  • Family, community, and restorative justice mediation

Family, Community, and Restorative Justice Mediation

  • San Diego Small Claims Court
  • Vista Superior Court, Small Claims Division
  • North County Lifeline’s Community Mediation Program.
  • Restorative Justice Mediation Program (RJMP)
  • Private mediation practice – Stirling Mediation
  • Member of the Right Path Firm divorce mediation group

Teaching and Training Experience

  • Adjunct Instructor of Social Work, Cuyamaca Community College
  • Experience training youth and adults in communication, adult and youth mediation, conflict resolution, team building, interviewing and crisis management techniques, and customer service
  • Curriculum development for customized training
  • Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) for Attorney-Mediators, North County Bar Association and Attorney Credits

Professional Organizations and Community Service

  • Member - Board of Directors, License to Freedom
  • Member - North County Bar Arbitration Panel
  • Member - Delta Kappa Gamma, Women's Educator Group