Wednesday, May 25th from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Join the Community Fund of Darien and Darien Library for a monthly brown bag lunch parenting series. Each month, we will feature a speaker who will provide practical tips on a critical asset to develop in teens, guide a discussion and answer your questions. Our second brown bag lunch will focus on Family Boundaries.
About the presenter
Tracey Masella, LCSW, received her MSW from the Graduate School of Social Work at Fordham University. Ms. Masella has worked at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, CT, for seven years, most recently as the Social Worker for the Adolescent Transitional Living Program, a Dialectical Behavior Therapy-based program. While at Silver Hill, Tracey has worked with both adults and adolescents as part of a multi-disciplinary team, treating patients with a full range of diagnoses, including mood disorders, substance use disorders, borderline personality disorder, narcissism, psychosis, and bipolar disorder. She is intensively trained in DBT and has additional training in DBT-S for substance use disorder treatment and DBT for adolescents. Prior to Silver Hill Hospital, Tracey worked at the New Haven Family Alliance developing an adolescent court diversion program, working with adolescents and families in the community through mediation, family therapy, and case management. Ms. Masella consults for the Westport Public Schools, training school guidance counselors, social workers, and nurses on integrating DBT skills into their student support. Tracey has a private practice in Westport at the Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Health and in New Canaan.
The Darien Library is proud to cosponsor this event with the Community Fund of Darien.