About Us

darlaDarla L. Henry, PhD, MSW, MRS
President and Developer of the 3-5-7 Model®

Darla L. Henry is a Social Worker, Trainer, Teacher and Consultant with extensive knowledge and experience in the Child Welfare field.With a mission to build a path toward healing and well-being for children, youth and families in the child welfare system, Darla established and authored the 3-5-7 Model®. Darla’s doctoral research, which focused on resilience in maltreated children (Child Welfare, 1999) provides a foundation for understanding the life experiences of children, youth and families who are engaged in child welfare services. Additional experiences in special needs adoption, group homes, foster care, private clinical practice and teaching in schools of social work, have all contributed to the basis of her work, philosophies and practices.

Stephanie Hodge Wolfe, MSW, LSW, SFW, LSFW
Program Director and Certified 3-5-7 Model® Trainer and Coach 

Stephanie Hodge Wolfe is a Licensed Social Worker who has been involved in child welfare practice in both the public and private sector for the past 20 years.  Her work has focused on permanency service delivery in foster care, adoption and post-adoption areas of practice. Steph began working as an associate with Darla L. Henry and Associates in 2010, with an emphasis on training and program development.  In addition to her role in supporting the implementation of the 3-5-7 Model®, Steph is a Site Consultant with the National Quality Improvement Center on Adoption and Guardianship Support and Preservation. Steph has a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from The Pennsylvania State University, and a Master’s degree in Social Work from The University of Pittsburgh.

Elise Gordon, Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant

Sharon Norrington, MSW
Program Support – Liaison for Ontario Province