Jana has earned her Master’s in Social Work and is committed to helping children and families reach their fullest potential.
Jana is a Licensed Social Worker and a New Jersey Certified School Social Worker with the drive to help children and families experiencing a wide range of target problems. Jana received her Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Social Work from Ramapo College of New Jersey. Jana has experience working with children and families across multiple settings, both in the school system and community. Specifically, children and adolescents experiencing anxiety, depression, attention deficits, and other impulse control difficulties. She also has experience with crisis intervention and school refusal with at-risk children. Jana believes in utilizing a family system approach and strengths perspective focusing on family dynamics and the strengths of both the family and child. With these approaches in mind, Jana provides a warm, supportive environment to assist clients in meeting their goals.
As well as working at Behaved Brain Wellness Center, Jana is a School Social Worker providing services as a case manager at the elementary and middle school level. Being familiar with the special education process, the school system, and additional resources in the community will help assist families in need of school support and community outreach. Along with her experience in the school system, Jana also has experience working in homes with adolescents and young adults on the spectrum. She focuses on providing individual and family counseling, teaching daily living skills, and social skills. Jana is familiar with the positive rewards system and assists families in implementing various therapeutic strategies within the home. In addition, Jana believes in the importance of implementing evidence-based interventions, frequently attending continuing education training to further advance her skill set. Jana is committed to helping children and families reach their fullest potential.
Jana received her Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Social Work from Ramapo College of New Jersey.