Dallas Children's Advocacy Center
Kristen Howell has worked in the field of social work and family violence for the last 20 years. She is currently the Chief Programs Officer at Dallas Children's Advocacy Center, one of the nation's largest advocacy centers. She oversees all of the direct service programs at the Advocacy Center, including the Forensic Services team, the Clinical Services team, the Family Advocate team, the Parent Program team, and the Research Institute. Kristen worked for three years at Momentous Institute as Director of Development and for 10 years at Genesis Women's Shelter as Clinical Director and Director of Development. Kristen trains and speaks nationally on the impact of violence and trauma on families.