Victoria Daniels, MSW, LCSW
Practice & Research Interests
Trauma-focused interventions with children, adults, and families
Child maltreatment prevention and investigations
Community implementation of evidence-based practices
Clinical supervision and social work leadership
Tori Daniels, MSW, LCSW graduated with her BSW in 2015 from The College of St. Rose in Albany, NY and her MSW in 2016 from New York University’s Silver School of Social Work. She spent time in Mobile, AL where she served the community as a Behavioral Health Provider with the Gulf Coast Behavioral Health and Resiliency Center to bridge the gap between mental and physical health in Federally Qualified Health Centers.
Tori moved back to New York in 2018, when she began her work at START Children’s Center, Inc., a Child Advocacy Center (CAC). Tori engages children ages 2-18 and their families in a variety of evidence-based trauma-focused interventions after an allegation or disclosure of child maltreatment or interpersonal violence. Currently through the CAC, Tori collaborates with local school districts on training and consultation to enhance trauma-informed classrooms and is providing trauma-focused treatment within schools to increase student access to services.
Tori has been a New York State Best Practices forensic interviewer since 2019 and is a proponent of a multidisciplinary approach to child maltreatment investigations. Tori also led the Regional Child Fatality Review Team which is tasked with reviewing all unexpected or unexplained child fatalities across two counties to identify areas to focus prevention efforts and improve child safety. Tori also leads the Community Change Team, a multidisciplinary approach to addressing problematic sexual behavior in children in the area. Tori enjoys her role as a clinical supervisor to therapists and social work interns and has a passion for partnership with and development of current and future social workers.
Tori has a part-time teletherapy practice and serves as a Research Assistant at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice in addition to her current work as a Doctorate in Clinical Social Work student in the class of 2024.
Department(s)Current DSW Students