Debbie Gonzalez is the author of Readers' Favorite 5 Star and Eric Hoffer 2020 First Horizon Finalist of A Walk with Cooper. Her newest release, A Game with Cooper, received 5 Star rating from Readers' Favorite and SPR. She writes about her fur baby Cooper's fun-filled exploits. She writes to give back the joy she receives from the families she's been privileged to serve throughout her social work career.
Debbie is a licensed social worker and certified leadership coach. She specializes in child welfare and child safeguarding with over 25 years experience in leadership and direct practice. Her years in leadership offered opportunities to shape program operations to increase effectiveness in practice. Currently, she shares her experience to inspire other dedicated leaders in social service to pursue and engage in the things that bring them joy as too often the commitment to serve can lead to self-neglect.
Writing children's books, brings together two loves for Debbie; the joy of interacting with children through read-alouds and the love of her fur baby Cooper. With her writing, she shares her happiness with many children and hopes to bring them smiles and encouragement to enjoy the simple things in life.