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Tim Grove, MSW

Tim Grove is the chief clinical officer at SaintA and serves as the senior leader responsible for the trauma-informed care initiatives across all agency programs. Tim received his bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Wartburg College and his Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Tim has more than 20 years of professional experience in a variety of direct care and administrative positions, including in-home services, foster care, treatment foster care, residential treatment, child welfare, community based services, quality improvement and staff development. He was responsible for the implementation of SaintA’s trauma-informed care philosophy and practices, including spearheading the implementation of Dr. Bruce Perry’s Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) across all agency programs and creating the trauma-informed care training curriculum which centers around the “Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei)” definition of how best to understand and implement trauma-informed care.

Tim is a mentor with the Child Trauma Academy, a master trainer in ACE Interface, and a Mandt instructor. He provides training and consulting to a broad range of disciplines in trauma-informed practices.