Siobhan Grayson is a Management Analyst with the Child and Family Services Division of Arlington County, Virginia’s, Department of Human Services. She is a graduate of South Carolina State University (BS) and received her master’s in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh. Ms. Grayson has over 30 years of experience in Child Welfare.
In Arlington County, Ms. Grayson held various supervisory positions in Child Welfare, including Child Protective Services, Foster Care and Adoption services. Over the years, Ms. Grayson served on a variety of committees and developed the initial (John H. Chaffee) Independent Living program, which supported services for youth in foster care ages 14-21.
Ms. Grayson served as adjunct professor for George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. She holds many certifications including Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor, Certified First Responder for the National Incident Management Office and is a REVIVE Trainer (Narcan Opioid Response).
For the last ten years, Ms. Grayson developed and supported the Arlington County Teen Network Board. This youth-led, adult-guided organization employs the Community Youth Engagement model. The pillars of the community-based organization are Leadership, Advocacy, and Community Service. The commission develops and implements data driven projects and events based on a prevention model of intervention practices.
In her spare time, Ms. Grayson enjoys watching sports and attending movies and live theater. Ms. Grayson also cherishes spending time with her wife and their dog, Hazee.
Siobhan can be reached at SGrayson@safe-night.com