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Janet Salo

Janet Salo

Family Support Specialist


Areas of Expertise: Kinship caregiving, and advocating for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or mental illness.

Educational Experience: BS, University of Minnesota

Professional Experience
: Located in Minneapolis, the Center for Changing Lives, Janet Salo is a Family Support Specialist at Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, concentrating on serving kinship families. Ms. Salo provides individualized strength-based assistance to caregivers for understanding potential legal relationship options, developing safety plans, understanding relationship changes in kinship families and understanding the impact of mental illness and/or disability in the family. Ms. Salo provides services through a Caregiver Warmline serving all of Minnesota, in-person consults, Family Circle Conferences and educational workshops.