Tim Decker

Country: United States
Email: tim.decker@signsofsafety.net
Languages: English
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.