Rebecca Wolfson Berley, MSW
Director of Special Programs & Grants
Rebecca Wolfson Berley, LICSW,
plays lead roles in several SAMHSA-funded grant initiatives including Sisters Empowering Sisters, a peer-to-peer women’s recovery program, Women Empowered to Live Life (WELL), a collaborative, jointly led peer and clinician Women’s Wellness and Recovery Center, and a DC DBH funded Primary Behavioral Health Care Collaboration Project, Healthy Connections.
Ms. Wolfson Berley is both a clinician and trainer, and has trained clinicians across the country in the Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM) group intervention for women and adolescent girls (G-TREM), and has presented at numerous conferences on a range of trauma-related topics. Ms. Wolfson Berley specializes in leading group treatment interventions in the areas of Trauma Recovery & Empowerment, Domestic Violence, and Parenting Skills with women who have histories of mental illness, substance abuse, homelessness, and HIV infection. She has co-authored chapters in several publications about trauma. She has been with Community Connections in a variety of clinical, training, and administrative roles for 20 years, and earned her MSW at the University of Maryland School of Social Work in 1992.