About me

Linda D. Cain

  • B.A. Hope College, Psychology
  • M.S. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Education
  • Elementary, middle, high school teacher
  • Homebound teacher for at risk adolescents
  • Previous director of a private elementary school
  • Adoption Liaison, LSS Adoption Agency Wisconsin
  • Past President of OURS Adoptive Support Group, Wisconsin Chapter
  • SASSI Certified - (Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory)
  • Parent Program - IOP (intensive out patient) Substance Abuse Treatment Center
  • Service on various non profit boards
  • Academic Advisor for Catalyst Academy
  • National Victim Advocate Crisis Responder
  • Mother of four adopted children and numerous foster children
  • Parental experience with gifted and talented, learning disabilities, special needs, struggles after high school and the anxiety of having a child in a therapeutic program
Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA)
  • Clinical Member, International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP)
  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
  • Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
  • International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
  • Colorado Alliance of Caring Professionals (CACP)
  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • Small Boarding School Association (SBSA)
  • North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)
Professional Standards
  • Extensive, ongoing local and national travel for personal assessment of academic, special needs and therapeutic schools and programs
  • Continuing professional development in child, adolescent and young adult treatment protocols
  • Affiliations and memberships providing access to nation-wide networks of collective knowledge
  • Strict adherence to IECA's ethics
  • No referral fees or commissions accepted from any program or school insuring impartiality