GAIL K. GOLDEN, Ed.D, M.S.W.
77 SOUTH MAIN STREET
NEW CITY, NY 10956
PHONE: 845-634-5729, EXT.314
FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY, NEW JERSEY
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
VOLUNTEER COUNSELING SERVICE OF ROCKLAND COUNTY
CLINICAL DIRECTOR 1980-PRESENT
Responsible for all clinical work in the agency including: intakes,
assessments, case assignments, supervision of 12-30 supervisors
annually, liaison with other agencies, screening, training and
counselors, case management, troubleshooting,
policy development, grant writing, new program development,
EAP program, oversight of Social Work and Psychology Masters and Doctoral interns.
Design, development and oversight of the following programs:
*A widely-acclaimed volunteer counselor training program.
*Parenting programs for abusive, neglectful or at-risk mothers and
fathers, separating and divorcing parents, grandparents raising
grandchildren, mothers new to the country (Spanish language).
*Services to Elders Program, including in-home counseling for
homebound seniors and care-giver¹s support group.
*FINS program, a special service for adolescents-at -risk of placement.
*Training for counselors related to domestic violence, racism and
*Counseling services for Gay and Lesbian clients.
*Peer training model for disabled young adults.
*Special community programs after 9/11 to provide support and
education to professionals, clients and teachers.
*Counseling Services for cancer patients.
*Public talks for parents and teachers related to bullying.
*Health outreach initiative for immigrant mothers.
PRIVATE PRACTICE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY
Adults, older adolescents, couples. Specialties include domestic
violence, parent-child, women¹s issues, trauma, depression, anxiety.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in NY State.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of New Jersey.
Completed level I and II of EMDR training.
New York State Society for Clinical Social Work - Fellow
National Association of Social Workers-Diplomate
National Writers Union
Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Rockland Immigration Coalition: 1999-
present. Among other activities, this coalition helped begin the
Humanitarian Assistance Project,¹ a gathering site for day laborers.
The coalition provides information, advocacy and referal for all immigrants to the county.
Member: Public Health Priorities Committee of Rockland County.
Member: Nyack Hospital Outreach Committee.
Board Member: NY Civil Liberties Union.
Board Member: Day Laborers Center, Spring Valley, NY.
Member of Local Advisory Board: WBAI Radio Station 1997-2003.
Advisory Council Member: Helping Hands, an interfaith program to
shelter the homeless, Rockland County N.Y.
Co-author of several widely reprinted articles on violence against
women. (See enclosed list of publications.)
Trainer in Volunteer Professional Network: conducting stress
workshops for New York City Police Department employees after 9/11.
Therapist for Project Liberty: providing counseling for police and
firefighters after 9/11 (co-sponsored by the New York City Police and Fire Departments).
Member: NY Leadership Team People's Institute for Survival and Beyond.
Volunteer Counseling Service: November 2000, for visionary leadship.
National Organization for Women, Rockland County Chapter, Caroline
Lexow Babcock Award: September 2004, unsung heroine¹ award.
New Beginnings Dignity Services: October 2004, for humanitarian
National Association of Social Workers/ New York State Chapter:
Lifetime Achievement Award, November 2004.
NAACP Lifetime Achievement Award: Spring Valley N.Y. Chapter,
Articles on Domestic violence, racism, social justice and human services
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