Angela is the President and CEO of Northeast Youth and Family Services. She comes to NYFS with experience in nonprofit leadership, program development and evaluation, training and supervision, and trauma treatment research. Angela is passionate about both individual level and systems level change and is thrilled to be supporting NYFS’s work providing trauma informed and culturally responsive care to the community, with a focus on youth and their families.
Angela is trained as a clinical social worker and has spent the majority of her career working in trauma-laden environments as an administrator and psychotherapist in child sexual violence, domestic violence, refugee resettlement, and torture trauma. Angela has experience providing trainings and workshops on a variety of topics related to trauma and interpersonal violence, as well as leadership and supervision locally, regionally, and nationally. Angela is especially invested in addressing workforce level issues such as provider attrition from the mental health and nonprofit sectors through organizational interventions supporting staff wellness and work sustainability through addressing secondary trauma, vicarious trauma, moral injury, and burnout.
Angela holds a bachelor’s degree in global studies and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Minnesota. Angela served as a Community Adjunct Faculty member at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work teaching graduate students psychotherapy methods courses from 2012 – 2021.