[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_card animation=”flip-from-bottom” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: #090f82; color: #e088c1; background-color: #4a3fc6;” front_image=”http://blechner.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Updated-Maris-2015.jpeg” front_image_width=”200px” front_title=”Who is Maris Blechner?” front_text=”Maris H. Blechner, M Ed, LCSW, is a well-known and well-respected educator, consultant, and motivational speaker who has spent many years in the child welfare field, as an adoptive parent, agency Executive Director, and wide-ranging speaker and trainer. She is now doing independent work, and finds that she has a great deal to offer. Whether teaching at a social work school, training foster and adoptive parents, helping agency staff with tough cases and doing advanced training for them, or doing a lunch or dinner speech in many venues, helping caregivers of all types learn to take care of themselves, Maris is ready to work.” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: #744288; color: #ffffff; background-color: #9b59b6;” back_title=”Where is Maris Blechner?” back_text=”Click on the button below to download Maris' most current resume, which helps reflect who she is today.” back_button_text=”Click Me!” back_button_link=”http://blechner.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/MHB-resume-10.2017.pdf” back_button_color=”#ffffff” back_button_bg_color=”#744288″ padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][/cs_content]