Joanne Brown has been a clinical social worker for close to 30 years, 26 of those at New Directions, always working with families who are struggling to overcome past trauma, current functioning struggles and parent all at the same time.  Joanne has trained extensively in many modalities of attachment, in particular, Circle of Security, and volunteers her time to co-chair the Attachment Network of Manitoba.  Joanne is often called upon to give workshops or talks to various groups on attachment, trauma, parenting and such.  Her work in Family Therapy Services is to liaise with child care centres and families involved in daycare who are struggling.