Teena completed her undergraduate education at Indiana University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences. She continued her education through Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, where she earned her Master of Social Work. Teena is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and is currently working toward licensure. In addition to her formal education, Teena has served in a variety of social work roles, including youth ministry, community mental health and home-based services, Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), and assisting individuals with developmental disabilities. While she enjoys working with individuals regardless of where they are in their journeys, she has a passion for helping children and adolescents as well as empowering individuals and families as they navigate life’s complexities.