Karen Sweeney

  • Self – employed (Karen Sweeney & Associates) coordinating the Parent Education offerings in Steuben County as well as providing parenting education in Steuben and Chemung Counties.
  • 26 years as the Director of the Jennie Mose Family Resource Center, Addison, NY
  • New York State Parent Education Partnership (NYSPEP) Tier III Senior Parenting Educator
  • Tier II T.E.P.E. trained parenting educator
  • Family Support Network Standards of Quality trainer
  • National Alliance Protective Factors Framework trainer
  • Family Development Credentialing Instructor
  • Trained in Choice Theory, FLIP IT, Incredible Years, Nurturing Parenting, Parenting with Heart, Protective Factors Framework and Standards of Quality, Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families-Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect Curriculum-Train the Trainers and Cradling Literacy
  • NYSPEP Parenting Education Credential Review Panel and Professional Development Committee
  • Trained in OCFS Toolkits: Coaching Family Visits and Locating and Engaging Fathers
  • National Parenting Education Network Council member
  • Volunteer at the Potters Hands Safe House for sex-trafficked women, teaching a boundaries class.
  • Married to Mark for 45 yrs., mother of 2 awesome adult children and grandmother of 2 even more awesome grandchildren