Kendra Oliver is a licensed clinical social worker and received a B.A. in Sociology with a Specialization in Urban Studies and Master of Social Welfare from the University of California, Los Angeles. Ms. Oliver has been active in the field of Social Work for over twenty-two years. She has taught and mentored dozens of master’s level students as a Field Instructor.
Ms. Oliver works at the Institute for Applied Behavior Analysis as the Director of Supported Living Services in the Social, Community, Integration and Participation (SCIP) program. She collaborates with Regional Centers to build and provide support services. Ms. Oliver is passionate about empowering others to achieve their full potential. Over the past fifteen years, Ms. Oliver has worked to improve the quality of life for adults with complex needs who live in their own home. Ms. Oliver’s personal philosophy is that we must use positive practices to equip individuals with the necessary skills to gain self-advocacy and independence.