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Rick Cresta, MSW, MPH, LICSW

Professional Summary

Rick Cresta is a LICSW. He has over 25 years of experience working with adolescents and young adults in a variety of settings including schools, residential treatment and home-based. He is in private practice in the Boston area specializing in work with court-involved youth and focuses on substance use, trauma and violence prevention. Rick received both his MSW and MPH from Boston University. He is currently a half-time faculty at the BU School of Social Work. In addition, he provides training and consultation on substance abuse and other adolescent and young adult-related issues to numerous organizations throughout the New England area.


  • Behavioral Health
  • Children, Youth & Families
  • Legal / Ethics
  • Trauma & Violence

Training Specialties

  • Instruction / Delivery