Stephen Niamke graduated from Roanoke Catholic School in Roanoke, V. A., and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in clinical social work from Radford University. He is the founder and primary trainer for Conversation Peace and serves as a clinical social worker with children at Dominion Day Services and with adults at East Mental Health.

Stephen also leads after school programs for youth which are designed to teach about healthy relationships and leads another program which focuses on co-parenting classes for adults going through divorce at the Children’s Trust and the Conflict Resolution Center.His most significant achievement is the development and implementation of Roanoke’s Leadership College.

As the Chair and Committee Director of Speaking, Workshop, and Training Seminars for Your Life Matters Empowerment Alliance, Stephen Niamke offers his leadership and clinical social worker experience to help educate and end bullying and also to build more peaceful communities across the state of Virginia and eventually the United States of America (and the world).

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