Jeimi Burgos, LMSW

RAPP Coordinator

jeimiburgos@dayoneny.org

Jeimi Burgos, LMSW is a RAPP Coordinator at Day One. During the academic year she implements the Relationship Abuse Prevention Program at Health Opportunities High School which includes: trauma-informed counseling, educational workshops for students, parents and staff, and the development of a peer leadership program to promote healthy relationships in the school community. In the summer months, Jeimi plans and facilitates an intensive peer leadership training program where young people gain knowledge and skills to be supportive peers and agents of social change in the movement to end intimate partner violence.

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 Shepherds Services and provided services to youth where she graduated from in 2009, University Heights High School. Since then has dedicated her entire career to working alongside youth, children, and families in addressing various issues affecting the Bronx community where she was raised.

 

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