Jeimi Burgos, LMSW
As a social worker Jeimi joins Day One’s Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP) as a Coordinator in Health Opportunities High School. As a RAPP coordinator Jeimi provides workshops for students on healthy relationships, individual and group counseling, as well as teams up with the community to extended information on intimate partner violence.
Jeimi graduated from Manhattanville College in 2013 with a BA in Psychology and Management with a concentration in Human Resources. During her time as an undergraduate student, Jeimi was able to work for the Mi Hermana Mayor (Big Sister) Program as a mentor to middle school girls, volunteered for the Presbyterian Hospital in White Plains working with teenagers who suffered with different eating disorders, and a number of day camps as well as sleep away camps throughout her college career. During this time Jeimi was able to discover her passion and interest working with youth in all kinds of settings leading her to pursue graduate studies in Clinical Social Work.
In 2015 Jeimi Graduated from Columbia School of Social work (CSSW) where she studied Clinical Social Work with a focus on family, youth and children services. As a graduate student at CSSW Jeimi was provided the opportunity to return to her high school as a social work intern through Good Shepherd Service providing services to youth where she graduated from in 2009, University Heights High School.
After graduating from CSSW Jeimi decided to continue working for Good Shepherd Services where she became a Case Planner providing preventive services to families involved in child welfare. As a case planner Jeimi went into the community in order to work closely with families and help prevent foster care placement and provide other services as needed.
Jeimi was born in Washington Heights and raised in the Bronx where she has lived most of her life. As a native New Yorker Jeimi has dedicated her career to helping youth in her neighborhood in any way she can.