Radhika Cruz

Trainer/Consultant, MA

Radhika earned her Master's Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Kent State University in Ohio and her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Youngstown State University in Ohio. Radhika currently provides trauma-informed trainings and crisis management certification workshops to residential child and youth care professionals across the state of Oklahoma as part of its' Trauma Informed Care Project. Radhika also serves as an instructor for the University of Oklahoma’s National Resource Center for Youth Services in the following training programs: Managing Aggressive Behavior (MAB) Residential Child and Youth Care Professionals (RCYCP) Systematic Training to Assist in the Recovery of Trauma (S.T.A.R.T) Radhika is also a certified YOUTH Mental Health First Aid Instructor (YMHFA)  and independent trainer for PREPARE/ENRICH, an evidence-based enrichment program designed to strengthen couple satisfaction and health through interpersonal skill-building. Radhika is passionate about helping individuals, families and organizations strengthen their social and emotional intelligence skills as it’s the best predictor of personal and professional success and well-being. Radhika has 10 years of direct practice as a child welfare professional and community educator and 5 years of leadership experience as a faith-based marriage, child and family program director. Radhika has created an emotional intelligence skill-building program for emancipating youth in an effort to resource state independent living programs with an evidence-based curriculum to help youth cope with their ambiguous family losses AND strengthen their social-emotional abilities. Radhika is extremely passionate about equipping youth care professionals and foster/adoptive parents with the knowledge, skills, and tools they need for helping youth in foster care develop a growth mindset, increase their social-emotional intelligence abilities (EQ) and boost their hope (or resilience) quotient (HQ). Radhika believes every person desires AND deserves to experience healthy emotional attachments and connection with trusted others and she's convinced every person can learn how to increase the quality of their well-being and interpersonal relationships by strengthening their EQ AND HQ. In her free time, Radhika enjoys blogging and podcasting about social, emotional, mental and spiritual growth and wellbeing. Connect with her online at www.radhikacruz.com or via her podcast Lead.Live.Thrive! at https://pod.link/1421564173
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