Wade received his Bachelors degree from Utah State University and his Masters of Social Work from University of Utah. He retired from the Utah Division of Child and Family Services after 30 years of practice, and maintained private work throughout his DCFS career. Wade has experience working with individuals suffering from serious trauma and related PTSD issues, i.e., abuse, violence, assaults, and domestic violence. He also has experience working with families experiencing crises, ungovernable youth and trauma. Wade enjoys working with parents and their children. He enjoys empowering individuals to improve their lives and resolve difficult life challenges. His objective is to create a safe and secure environment to facilitate change. In Wade's spare time, you will find him outdoors. He is a member of a mountain man-reenactment club and attends mountain man rendezvous frequently. He also enjoys hunting, camping, fishing and is currently a Scoutmaster of a Boy Scout troop. He also enjoys classic 70's rock music, his three grown children, and the accompanying grandchildren.