In honor of Public Service Recognition Week, we are recognizing five CDHS staffers with People Who Help People awards. Today’s honoree is Lorendia Schmidt, Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act Administrator (CAPTA) in the Division of Child Welfare. Congratulations, Lorendia!
For almost four years, Lorendia has served as the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) administrator for the Division of Child Welfare. In her role, she ensures that the CAPTA goals are achieved, working closely with other divisions and offices in CDHS, as well as establishing and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders. She is the assigned subject matter expert for several counties and has received accolades for her development of relationships and ongoing support of county partners.