Tim Decker

Country: United States
Email: tim.decker@signsofsafety.net
Languages: English
Regional Director, United States; Licensed Signs of Safety Consultant ūüü†
Tim Decker is the Signs of Safety Regional Director in the USA. Tim previously served as Director of Missouri’s juvenile justice system from 2007-2013 and child welfare system from 2013 - 2018. As Missouri’s child welfare Director Tim led a major system transformation in agency practice, policy, leadership, and culture. The Missouri Practice Model was created through significant engagement of young people, families, communities, and front-line child welfare practitioners and involved system-wide implementation of Signs of Safety in 115 jurisdictions with a population of over 6.1 million. Missouri now serves as a national exemplar for those interested in creating a developmental and trauma-informed approach to child safety and wellbeing.