Rebecca Abenante, MA, MSW, LSW, ASW-G

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Office:   UNIVH 365
Phone:   973-720-4722
Email:abenanter@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   By appointment

Department: Public Health
Position: Adjunct Professor
Area Specialization: Gerontology/Aging, Caregiving/Caregiver Health

Education

BA Sociology with a Certificate in Gerontology, Kean University, Union, NJ

MA Counseling, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ

Masters of Social Work (MSW) with a Certificate in Aging, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

Licenses/Certifications

Licensed Social Worker (LSW), State of NJ

Advanced Social Worker in Gerontology (ASW-G) specialty certification from National Association of Social Workers

Certification in Mental Health First Aid

Related Professional Experience

Healthy Aging Coordinator (MSW), Morristown Medical Center / Atlantic Health System

Assisted Living Coordinator, Brighton Gardens of West Orange, Sunrise Senior Living

Social Service Coordinator, Covenant Manor, United Methodist Communities

Courses Taught

Concepts and Issues of Aging