Venessa Samuel-Steinmetz, LCSW is a graduate of Fordham University Graduate School of Social work, where she received her Master of Social work with a clinical concentration. She currently works as a lead clinician and program coordinator in a family advocacy center. Venessa oversees a Problem Sexual Behavior Program, designed for children and adolescents ages 7-17 to address illegal/ inappropriate sexual behavior. She is the only certified/full fidelity clinician in the state of Connecticut to provide evidence-based PSB-CBT intervention and is also the within agency trainer in the model. Venessa has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults of sexual violence. Venessa is trained in EMDR and TF-CBT, Brainspotting, PSB-CBT and CPT. She hopes to utilize the DSW to improve interventions problem sexual behavior in BIPOC girls and reduce trauma based symptoms in clinicians treating complex trauma.