EP30: Providing Psychosocial Care at Doctors Without Borders
NASW Social Work Talks Podcast
Athena Viscusi, LCSW, is a Psychosocial Care Specialist at Doctors Without Borders. She's
directed mental health programs in Haiti,
South Sudan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Myanmar, and Palestine. She's hired,
trained and supervised local workers in refugee camps and worked with
clients in cholera and Ebola treatment centers.
to this, she was a community mental health provider in Washington, DC.
She worked with immigrants and refugees, at a domestic violence shelter,
and a homeless outreach and substance abuse treatment program. She also
directed a gang intervention program that provided services to youth
and their families.
Posted April 30, 2019