Ben Yaroch holds degrees from George Mason University (BA; English and Social Work) and West Virginia University (Masters of Social Work, MSW). He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), with a national credentialing designation as an Academy of Certified Social Worker (ACSW). Ben is also a clinical member of the Association of Treatment of Sexual Abusers and holds national memberships with the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) and the National Association of Social Workers.
Ben has 17 years of post-graduate experience with children, adolescents and families. At times, working with adolescents/youth and families means addressing challenging behaviors that can include opposition to authority, school problems, chronic and persistent rule breaking, problematic sexual behaviors, personal trauma, illegal behaviors and violence. Ben enjoys working directly with schools, the court, probation and children and youth. Ben also treats adults seeking assistance for mental health needs and/or life problems that require special attention. Lastly, Ben has many years of experience working well with the court system, often providing assessments and court ordered treatment.