Sheila Gomez graduated from New York University’s School of Social Work in 2007 and since then has dedicated her work to serving Children and Families in the Boston and Metro Boston Area. Ms. Gomez has a keen passion for working with children and families experiencing depression, anxiety, and stress related to having experienced trauma. She has worked in a variety of settings such as schools, residential programs, in-home therapy, and an outpatient clinic. Her particular areas of interest include diagnosis, trauma and it’s impact on the brain and body, as well as working with families.
Ms. Gomez values a holistic approach to social work practice and therefore believes in the importance of engaging all systems impacting the client when working with a youth and their family.
Ms. Gomez came to BUSSW in June 2019 as a Field Education Coordinator and supports students in identifying field placements to best suit their learning needs. Additionally in this role, she serves as an Advisor to students and runs seminars for students and field instructors. Furthermore, Ms. Gomez is an Adjunct Professor at BUSSW and teaches the Child Psychopathology course on campus. She also co-created the online version of this course and is the Instructor of Record.
In addition to extensive experience as a social worker in education, her other areas of interest include diagnosis, trauma and it’s impact on the brain and body, in-home therapy, family work as well as field education & training.
- Behavioral Health
- Case Management
- Children, Youth & Families
- Diverse Populations
- Trauma & Violence
- Assessment / Evaluation
- Curriculum Development
- Instruction / Delivery