Nancy Hafer, M.S., is an academic coordinator for the Northern California Training Academy at UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education. As an academic coordinator, Hafer provides expertise in developing and
implementing programs that support children and adolescents, and she works with multiple sectors to build community partnerships. She has an extensive background in child and adolescent development with expertise in
resiliency. Her most recent collaborative publication, The Coaching Toolkit for Child Welfare Practice, is intended to inform policymakers and guide agencies in instituting coaching within child welfare services. This
toolkit aims to build a broad-based constituency to make investments in quality child welfare services in order to better serve children and families.