Natalie Brooks Wilson, Director of Mental Health Services, Safe Space, NYC, Inc., is one of the original team members of Safe Space’s Seen and Heard Program serving young children who have experienced or witnessed violence. She has served as a leader, trainer and program developer in the fields of Foster Care, Mental Health, Head Start, Early Head Start and Child Protective Family Support Services. One of her passions is to break down institutional silos to foster integration and open communication. Brooks Wilson is a social worker by training who has actively worked in the field for over 23 years. She is currently a PhD student at Adelphi University.