Tami Giles

  • Street Outreach at Centerstone

Tami Giles completed her bachelor’s degree in Family Studies and Human Development at Indiana University in 2015 and has been working at Centerstone for the last 6 years, 5 of those being in Street Outreach.  Prior to going back to school, she spent 15 years as a preschool teacher and 2 years as a stay-at-home to three wonderful children. Tami has a passion for people experiencing serious mental illness and homelessness and plays a vital role in the community working with both populations through case management, crisis intervention, and building community connections.

Sessions

  • Community Partnerships

    This session will cover police social workers’ partnerships with local community organizations. The panel will discuss key components to developing effective community partnerships, including how to begin building these relationships with community partners, what the common goal is within the partnership, and the benefits of having an embedded PSW as a partner.