Millie Sweeney, MS

Director, Learning and Workforce Development

Family-Run Executive Director Leadership Association (FREDLA)

Millie Sweeney, M.S., is the Director of Learning and Workforce Development for the Family Run Executive Director Leadership Association (FREDLA). Spanning the children’s mental health and child-serving systems, she has over twenty-five years’ experience in navigating systems with and on behalf of families, advocating at both the individual and policy level, and building collaborations with professionals and systems. She specializes in grant and program development, staff supervision and training, parent peer support and family engagement, curriculum development, and systems of care. Leveraging both her professional experience and personal experience as a parent of two children with mental health challenges, she consults nationally on parent peer support certification, programming, services, and workforce development, as well as offers curriculum and training on a variety of topics related to children’s mental health and participates in research and policy groups contributing to the literature and field. She holds a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology and resides in middle Tennessee.