Micheline is a Child Welfare scholar who earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Metropolitan State University-Saint Paul and a Master’s degree in social work from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a major in Children & Families and a minor in clinical practice. Micheline has worked in elementary and high school environments in Paris, France and in Minnesota in various capacities. Micheline is a former international cultural exchange intern who worked as a French teaching assistant. Micheline has 14 years of experience working in human services for a state agency. She has also worked in mental health dealing with single adults, however, her life-long mission is geared towards improving the well-being of urban and immigrant children so they can overcome mental health challenges. Micheline is a strong believer in establishing collaborative relationships with families and communities to empower children.
In her free time, Micheline enjoys art, dance, fitness and travel. She loves attending state-wide and over-seas conferences to learn, share knowledge, and improve her therapy and social work practices.