Serena Hanson - When Foster Care Goes Right
A Victim of Childhood Physical & Sexual Abuse - A Survivor of Foster Care - A Wife - A Mother - 
A College Graduate - A Licensed Social Worker - A Christ-follower, and An Advocate. 

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As a presenter, Serena is educational, engaging, inspiring, honest, and entertaining.   Audiences leave excited 
to apply what they've heard in their life and in their work.  
Sharing the podium with the Honorable Judge James Burgess, 2010. Judge Burgess was the judge who presided over Serena's own child welfare case in the 1990s.
Expressing gratitude through her story for CASA volunteers in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, 2010
Experienced Workshop Developer , 
Presenter, Trainer, and Educator
Experienced Keynote Speaker 
Sharing the stage with Princess of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Cheyenne Murray (also a former foster child) and Angie Edwards, a foster care worker and foster/adoptive mother.
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"I wanted to tell you how amazing your closing remarks for the 2013 Oklahoma Children's Court Summit were as they reiterated every session and speaker's words and work. I did not stick around to tell you about your awesomeness because I was holding back tears and the dam was not holding very well. I was waiting in the hotel lobby to check out and should have had a recorder of some kind capturing the conversations about the difference you had made with your closing address! Numerous Judges were saying that because of your speech the entire summit was worth attending. I know you share things that are your personal and private experiences but the fact that you beautifully shared those experiences opened minds and hearts. Kind of like a speaker blasting to us "do you get it?" Thank you for teaching us and allowing us to "get it!". 

-Ruslyn Hermanson, Director, CASA of Kay/Noble County.