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Keely Vandre

PACC Coordinator, Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
M.S.W, University of Minnesota
B.A., University of Minnesota
L.G.S.W., Minnesota Board of Social Work

Areas of Interest

Intersection of disability and child welfare; families and children; professional education


Keely coordinates the Permanency & Adoption Competency Certificate (PACC) program offered through the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare, supporting advanced level training for mental health and child welfare professionals, and increasing a network of qualified providers statewide.

A graduate of the School of Social Work, she has worked in various community settings in both program coordination and training, as well as in clinical mental health focusing on developmental disability and family therapy. She also holds a Disability Policy certificate from the University of Minnesota.