Ethics and Boundaries Practicum: Serving Children and Their Families Whose Lives Intersect With Urban Realities
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wed
Dawn Shelton-Williams, MSW, LCSW has professional experience and expertise in the areas of mental health, health care, and child welfare. She earned her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for the State of Wisconsin. Ms. Shelton-Williams is the Quality Specialist for Aurora Family Service which is part of the Advocate Aurora Health Care System. She manages the agency’s Quality program and its Wisconsin Well Woman Program – Social Work Navigation.
The Wisconsin Well Woman Program – Social Work Navigation is a screening prevention program for low-income, uninsured, and under-insured women residing in southeast Wisconsin. The program helps women to “navigate” challenges and barriers to getting their breast and cervical cancer screenings; diagnostic follow-up screenings; and initiating cancer treatment for positive screenings. Ms. Shelton-Williams is also in private practice at Sebastian Family Psychology Practice, LLC. where she provides psycho-therapy through her business Shelton-Williams Therapy and Consultation Services, LLC. She has provided clinical services to children and families for 31 years. An active member of her professional association, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), she is the immediate past President of the NASW-WI Board and currently the Co-Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee for NASW-WI. In August 2022, Ms. Shelton- Williams was re-appointed to the Governor’s Wisconsin Council on Mental Health. Ms. Shelton-Williams actively serves on several community boards. Board membership includes the Board for BCDI (Black Child Development Institute) – Milwaukee as Vice President until the end of 2022; Volunteers of America – MN/WI; the African American Cancer Community Advocacy Board, and the American Heart Association (Milwaukee). She also helped to create the Mental Wellness Ministry at her church, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church (Milwaukee), and is actively involved in the ministry. Ms. Shelton-Williams is a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., and is the past Regional Mental Health Coordinator for the Great Lakes Region.