Callie Stewart (she/her) is the Senior Director of Professional Development & Outreach at NOVA. She is dedicated to improving trauma-informed responses across a variety professional fields and strengthening trauma-impacted communities through the use of quality educational content, partnership collaboration and effective outreach. In addition, Callie serves as an adjunct faculty member at Dominican University where she teaches Strategies for Assessing Trauma-Informed Care.
Prior to her current position, Callie was the Marketing Manager at NOVA, where she handled all communications, developed membership programming and created engagement initiatives.
Callie is a Licensed Master Social Worker, with a clinical background providing trauma-informed therapy to children and families. Today, she uses this experience and her expertise in adult education to consult, develop and deliver professional, evidence-based training curricula to a diverse audience of helping professionals. She has provided training at national conferences and served as subject matter expert faculty. In addition, she has experience working with partners and stakeholders to provide consultation on managing psychosocial support for special-interest groups.
Callie is trained in human subject research and protection, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, psycho-education, victim advocacy, and Suicide Risk Assessment and Safety Planning. She received her Masters of Science in Social Work from the Columbia School of Social Work and her B.A. in Sociocultural Anthropology from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.