Circles of Safety Presenters

Jenny Coleman, LMHC, has been working in child welfare for 30 years; as a clinician, educator and advocate. Her background has been steeped in community and relationship based approaches, grounded on non-violence and trauma-informed models. In 2011, she joined Stop It Now! as their Helpline Director, and now serves as their Director, overseeing a national child sexual abuse prevention program. She presents globally; training individuals and youth serving organizations in primary prevention. She serves on the prevention committee for the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), serving also on additional prevention task forces and initiatives.

Micah Waxman, MS, is a Helpline Consultant and Training Associate at Stop It Now! with over 10 years of experience in social services. Previously they served as a Program Director for residential and outreach programs for people with traumatic brain injuries, developmental delays and mental health concerns. Micah received a BA in Philosophy and Latin at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and an MS in Forensic Psychology from American International College. They have worked for Stop It Now! since 2015 on the helpline, and have been training Circles of Safety to youth-serving professionals for the past two years.