Keri Schumacher, LCSW

Keri Schumacher, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been in private practice providing child and adolescent services since 2012. Prior to full-time private practice she was the Project Coordinator for the Institute for Parenting’s Closer to the Crib Program, a 12-18 month intervention designed to reduce recidivism for parents who have committed non-violent felonies or misdemeanors by addressing the trauma and other life challenges that led to their crimes; as well as the traumatic experiences of their 0-5 year olds.

From 2012-2016, Ms. Schumacher was the Project Coordinator of the Institute for Adolescent Trauma Training & Treatment at Adelphi University’s School of Social Work. The Institute, a SAMHSA-funded center within the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), is focused on improving the provision of trauma-informed treatment to children and adolescents through training and workforce development.

Ms. Schumacher has received training in evidenced-based practices in the child traumatic stress field, particularly in Psychological First Aid (PFA), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS) and Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). Keri was a PFA FEMA trained Project Hope Crisis Counselor through YES Community Counseling Center in Massapequa post Hurricane Sandy. Additionally, she was a co-facilitator for the Resilience Building Workshop for Disaster Case Managers through Project Yonah.

Psypact

Teletherapy Multi-state

PSYPACT is an interstate compact designed to allow licensed psychologists to practice of telepsychology across state boundaries legally and ethically. As of 2024, PSYPACT is effective in 37 states, one U.S. territory, and Washington, DC: AL, AZ, AR, CO, CNMI, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL IN, KS, KY, ME, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NV, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, WI & WY.