Stephanie K. Sterling, LCSW is the Director of Maternity, Adoption, and Behavioral Health Services at Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge. Stephanie received an MSW degree from Tulane University in 1996. She holds a 90-hour post graduate certification in Adoption and Foster Care Competence. Stephanie has experience with inpatient, outpatient, and primary care behavioral health as well as pregnancy counseling. She serves on the Governor’s Children’s Cabinet Advisory Board, the Children’s Code Adoption Subcommittee, and the Children’s Coalition of Greater Baton Rouge’s Advisory Committee. Stephanie is the Vice Chair of the Catholic Charities USA Child Youth and Family Services Steering Committee. She has presented at local and statewide conferences on Clinical Adoption Practice.