Manager, Client Support Services, Indianapolis
Susan, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, has had more than 12 years of experience providing services within the mental health/health field. Following her B.S. in psychology and social work, from Indiana Wesleyan University, she worked as a case manager, coordinating services for homeless women and children and as a program specialist providing services to individuals with chronic mental illness. Her primary employer, at that time, and for the past 12 years, has been Hamilton Center Inc. Susan then pursued a Master's degree in Social Work, at IUPUI, and became a therapist upon graduating in 2004. She is an active member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Susan recently became the manager of a Community Mental Health Center, within Hamilton Center Inc, located in Indianapolis, Indiana which has opened the door for leadership within the company. However, she continues to provide clinical services to varied consumers.
Over the years, Susan has had the opportunity to expand her field of service and has provided services to teens, couples, children, individuals with addictions, and court-ordered individuals. She's a strong advocate of self-empowerment, recognizing and encouraging utilization of strengths, motivating others to do and be better, and is guided by the principles and ethical standards set forth by NASW.
Susan currently lives in Indianapolis with her husband. When not working, she enjoys reading, dancing to reggae and soca, and travelling.