NRC's training staff and consultants are dedicated professionals with extensive experience in a variety of training areas. Brief bios for NRC's Trainer Consultants are available below.
Philip Ewoldsen, MDiv, MA, has been a national trainer for the National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice for many years. Although he is currently retired, he continues to enjoy consulting for the NRCFCP and several counties of his local Head Start. Previously, Mr. Ewoldsen was a clinical therapist with Hamilton Center, Inc. located in Indiana, working with a broad range of clients (children, adolescents, adults, couples and families). Before that, he worked at the Charter Hospital of Terre Haute, Indiana, and for Four Oaks, Inc. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In addition to clinical work, he has extensive experience in staff consultation, supervision and training, and advocacy/public education services with direct service and management personnel. Phil received his Master's degree in Counseling and Human Development from The University of Iowa and also holds a Master of Divinity degree from Drake University.
Kim Kali-Schultes, LISW, CCDP-D, Affinity Center, LLC is a graduate from the University of Kansas, she is trained in family systems and strengths based practice. She is a certified professional in co-occurring disorders and has a rich background in treating addictions and co-occurring disorders. Kim has more than 18 years of progressive experience in the social work field. Her professional experience is diverse and includes both private and public service positions in state and federal government. Her experience includes working within various systems and facilitating training in education, healthcare, military and family service agencies. She has served in positions of leadership with supervisory responsibilities for staff and program development. Most recently, her training experiences has been with managers on preventing burnout, stress management, and increasing collaboration and communication in a hospital setting among nursing staff and physicians.
Angie Moellering, L.S.W., is the Chief Operating Officer of Lutheran Social Services of Indiana. She has over 20 years of experience in the field of social work through serving families, developing programs, and raising funds. Her work has been focused primarily with families and the system within which families function. Angie is a certified national trainer through the University of Iowa’s National Resource Center. She has provided the Center’s eight day Family Development Specialist certification training to social service providers since 1998.
Patricia Parker, C.S.W., has over twenty-seven years of experience working in human and social services, family and individual therapy and church ministry. She has been conducting workshops and seminars for national audiences since 1986. An ordained minister, she brings a refreshing and energized spirituality to her presentations. Ms. Parker is a popular presenter of the NRCFCP’s training A Strength-Based Culturally Competent Approach to Reducing Disproportionate Minority Confinement as well as a number of other trainings.. Ms. Parker is employed by the University Wisconsin-Milwaukee and has been affiliated with the NRC/FCP since 1990. Ms. Parker received her degree in social work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s certificate in Community Mental Health from Trinity College of Vermont.
Douglas W. Billingsley
Douglas W. Billingsley, LMSW, has been a Trainer/Consultant with the NRC since January, 2013. He is also currently employed as a professor of Psychology and Sociology teaching various classes with Scott Community College in Bettendorf, Iowa. Mr. Billingsley’s previous human service experience is primarily in the field of mental health and addictions (substance abuse and pathological gambling) having been a counselor/therapist and a clinical supervisor in the addictions field. Mr. Billingsley has conducted trainings on Family Development, Motivational Interviewing, substance abuse, and pathological gambling to local, state, and national audiences. He has also conducted state trainings on neurobiological implications regarding criminal recidivism with offenders that have addiction histories in the criminal justice system. His master’s degree at the University of Iowa focused on family development, strength-based assessments and resilience frameworks utilizing biopsychosocial assessments and systemic perspectives in regards to family concerns.