Degrees and Certifications:
BSW - Michigan State University MSW - University of South Carolina Licensed Clinical Social Worker-State of Michigan
Ms. Ashley Anderson
School Social Worker
As a school social worker, Ashley provides assessment and evaluation for special education eligibility, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, individual and group counseling. Ashley helps students develop age appropriate social skills along with other coping and problem-solving skills. As a school social worker, Ashley provides consultation and collaboration with teachers and other staff, community agencies, and organizations. Ashley also participates in program development and coordination of school and community services.
While employed at Hiawatha Behavioral Health, Ashley began as a case manager which provided experience completing necessary paperwork, linking individuals to needed supports, and coordinating services within the agency. As an outpatient therapist, she was trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Family Psychoeducation that enabled her to address a wide array of challenges individuals and families face, including crisis management skills. She also worked with adults/parents, teenagers, young children, and worked in Infant Mental Health focusing on attachment between caregiver and infant/toddler.