Brian D. Lowery, MPA, LSW is the Educational Coordinator
and primary presenter for most of the training programs. He has been a child welfare trainer for the past 30 years and
is the recipient of the “Rising Star Award” from the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program (OCWTP) and
the "Trainer of the Year Award" from the Northeast Region of the OCWTP. He recently received the prestigious
Linda Pope award for excellence in training in Ohio. Brian has served as the Director of In-Service Training for the largest
private child caring agency in Ohio and the Director of Child Care at a Northeast Ohio residential treatment center. He
is a Qualified Professional Administrator with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and a State Licensed Social Worker. Brian
currently serves as a consultant with contract agencies of the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and
Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board and the Developmental Disabilities Board of Cuyahoga County. He
is a sought after consultant and trainer with child welfare organizations throughout the Midwest.
Kathleen M. Lowery, the Program Coordinator
of Lowery Training Associates, has served as a child welfare professional for the past 24 years. She has specialized
in program development, supervision and administration for foster care and adoptive programs. Kathleen trains in
the areas of Educational Advocacy, Independent Living, Stress Management and Spiritiual Healing.
Both Brian & Kathy Lowery are approved Ohio Child
Welfare Trainers. All contracted guest trainers of Lowery Training Associates are
seasoned professionals meeting equally rigorous credentialing standards.