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Education, Licensure and Training:

BA, The University of the South, Sewanee TN

MSW, Florida State University

LCSW, (licensed in Commonwealth of Virginia)

LICSW, (licensed in the District of Columbia)

LICSW-C, (licensed in the State of Maryland)

Advanced Trauma Certification - NASW

Board Certified in Domestic Violence Trauma

by the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

Clinical Supervision Training and Certification - NASW

Project RADAR certified

Campbell Danger Assessment (Johns Hopkins University) - certified

Cape Cod Institute, Dr. Janina Fisher "Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors"

US Department of Justice, BJA Grant Management training

In addition to her private practice and consulting work, from 2004 - 2010 Susan developed and managed a regional domestic violence system advocate program in a metro DC non-profit (The Women's Center) that was named in Washingtonian's July '09 "Best of" issue for domestic violence services.

Professional Associations and Membership:

American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
Fairfax County Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team (Co-Chair)

Fairfax County Step Up For Kids Coalition

Fairfax County Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association

International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
NASW (National Association of Social Workers)

National Center for Crisis Management

Trainings and Appearances include (full list available):

* Afghanistan Women's Shelter Project (Columbo Plan, US Dept of State),

grant panelist and on-site trainer - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

* US Dept. of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime- consultant

* Polaris Project - Past Clinical Advisor, Acting Clinical Director 

* Fairfax County Domestic Violence Tier II Training - speaker

* NBC Channel 4 Viewpoint - guest

* NPR, Kojo Nnamdi Show (through American University WAMU) - guest

* Howard University, WHUR radio morning show - guest

* George Mason University Dept. of Psychology, GMU School of Law, GMU Counseling Center - trainer

* Speaker: End Violence Against Women International Conference, Chicago, IL

* Featured Speaker: Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

* Speaker: Maryland State's Attorney Annual Meeting

* DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence - past trainer

* Consortium for Child Welfare - training academy guest staff

* The Women’s Center - trainer, clinical supervisor

* The Family Court and Domestic Violence Court of the District of Columbia  - speaker

* Superior Court Interdisciplinary Conference, speaker "Domestic Violence in Families, Strengthening the Community Response."

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