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Joseph Foderaro, MSS

  • Lecturer, MSW Program

  • Field Liaison, MSW Program

Joseph Foderaro is Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has Diplomate Status with the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work. One of the co-founders of the Sanctuary Model of Trauma-Informed Care and co-author of the S.E.L.F. Model, he served as Program Director for much of its history. He continues this specialized work by providing clinical supervision, consultation, and trainings for a variety of different treatment programs, residential facilities, and community-based organizations throughout the country, and retains his status as a senior faculty member for the Sanctuary Institute.

Mr. Foderaro holds a position as part-time Lecturer and Field Liaison for the Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice, and serves as Psychoeducational Training Specialist for the Violence-Intervention Program of Healing Hurt People, a program of Drexel University College of Medicine and the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice at Drexel University. He is a graduate of Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work, and maintains a private practice in Clinical Social Work in Ft. Washington, PA.

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