Rob Kopf is a Family Facilitator at Hathaway-Sycamores RCL-14 group home in Altadena, CA. He has worked in the field for over nineteen years in a variety of practice settings and roles including supervising mental health rehabilitation for residential and group home aftercare programs, crisis intervention, day treatment, classroom behavioral support, and teaching Physical Education in a non-public school. Rob is certified in Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI) and the evidence-based practice Seeking Safety. In addition to teaching the CYC: Foundations Course he is also a certified RISE Trainer – a federally funded pilot program that teaches caregivers skills to support, advocate, and find permanence for LGBTQ youth in care.
In 2001 Rob was recognized by the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) with the Direct Service Merit Award. In June 2016 Rob was elected to the Board of the Association for Child and Youth Care Practice.