Jamie Bogenshutz is a licensed and clinical social worker accredited through the National Association of Social Workers and the NYS Dept. of Education. She is credentialed as an alcohol and substance abuse counselor through the NYS Office of Substance Abuse Services and is also a Board certified Expert in Traumatic Stress. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work in 1978 from Washington University. As the Executive Director of YES Community Counseling Center, she is also certified through the NYS Dept of Education as a trainer for the state mandated child abuse identification program and certified as a SAFE talk trainer for suicide prevention. She is a Board Member on the Massapequa Chamber of Commerce and the Plainedge Teacher Center. She is an active member of the Nassau County Heroin Task Force and serves as Vice President for the Nassau Alliance of Addiction Services and the Coalition of Nassau County Youth Service Agencies