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Something Is Wrong at My House
by Diane Davis

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About the Author
Diane Davis

Diane Davis

The publication in 1984 of the first edition of Something Is Wrong at My House launched a career for Diane Davis as a speaker and workshop presenter.

The author completed her B.A. and M.A. degrees after writing the book, spent 20 years as a child and family counselor and began work as adjunct faculty at Seattle-area colleges. She continues teaching today on a part-time basis at Bellevue College and North Seattle Community College.

In addition to domestic violence, Davis works with children with special needs (autism, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorder), chemical dependency, abuse prevention, anger management, grief and loss in children, positive communication, and positive parenting. She has written sexual abuse prevention curricula and co-produced an award-winning video for parents on how to respond to a child's disclosure of sexual abuse.

As a trainer/consultant for Child Care Resources & Referral of King County, School's Out Washington, the state Department of Social and Health Services DSHS Child Protective Services Division, Puget Sound Educational Service District, Washington State Association of Head Start/ECEAP, Seattle Public Schools, Bellevue Public Schools, and the King County Health Department, Davis has provided classes, workshops, and on-site coaching to educators, parents, volunteers, social service providers, and childcare providers.

A graduate of Antioch University, Davis is a West Seattle resident.

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