May 20, 2020

YLC Welcomes New Team Member: Carol Edwards, MSW, LCSW

Carol Campbell Edwards, MSW, LCSW, first joined the Youth Law Center as a consultant in 2016 after having been involved in Florida’s Quality Parenting Initiative implementation and is now stepping into the role of Training and Development Coordinator. Carol is a licensed clinical social worker and approved supervisor in the State of Florida with 27 years of direct and administrative service in Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, Marriage and Family Therapy and School Social Work. She is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Florida State University College of Social Work. Carol also works with the Florida Department of Children and Families as a member of the curriculum development team. Previously, she served as the Professional Development Director for Big Bend Community Based Care, Inc., and the statewide Training Manager for the Florida Professional Development Centers. Carol holds certifications from the Florida Certification Board, True Colors International, Langevin Learning Systems, and Florida’s Adoptions Competent Therapist program. Carol currently serves as the National Association of Social Workers-Florida, President-Elect. At FSU, Carol is the Faculty Diversity Committee Chair, and member of the Student Affairs Committee and Academic Affairs Committee. She also serves as the faculty advisor for the FSU Power of We Campaign. In the Tallahassee Community, Carol volunteers with Leon County Schools, the Foster Adoptive Parent Association, and mentors youth with foster care experiences. She is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and the proud mother of two amazing daughters.