Michelle is a Licensed Independent Social Work Supervisor with both a Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Social Work. She has fifteen years of experience working with children, youth and families. She obtained her Bachelor of Social Work Degree from the University of Cincinnati and her Master of Social Work Degree from New York University. Michelle is a licensed School Social Worker through the Ohio Department of Education. Michelle has additional certificates and training in Peer to Peer Mediation, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, Crisis Prevention, Youth Mental Health First Aid, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and PAX. She is also a trained presenter in Understanding and Managing Trauma in Children.
Michelle is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the School Social Work Association of America, the Ohio School Social Workers Association, the National Association of Christians in Social Work, and is the Education Coordinator of the Behavioral Health Professionals of Northwest Ohio. Michelle is also a part of the treatment team and steering committee for the Williams County Family Intervention Court.