Mary Simon, MSSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the Program Director at Community Care Resources (Treatment Foster Care) and Community Care Programs (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Clinic), Middleton.
Mary holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work from UW-Whitewater and a Master’s degree in Social Work from UW-Madison. She received specialized training in the Assessment and Treatment of children and adolescents with sexual behavior problems at the Hennepin Home School in Minnesota in 1989 when this specialty field of treatment was still in its infancy.
Mary has worked at CCR since 1992 and she developed several specialized treatment programs (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, STOP juvenile sex offender program, Dialectical Behavior Therapy program) for CCP. Prior to her employment at CCR and CCP, Mary worked as a therapist at Sunburst Youth Homes Residential Treatment Center in Neillsville, WI where she developed one of the first juvenile sexual offender treatment programs in the state of Wisconsin. Mary incorporates general wellness principles into all of the treatment programs at CCP.
In addition to her administrative duties at CCR and CCP, Mary provides Psychosexual Assessments for children and adolescents with problematic sexual behaviors. Mary is a long-term member of ATSA (Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers). Mary is also an executive board member for Camp-To-Belong, Wisconsin and a a member of NASW (National Association of Social Workers). Mary loves to teach, and she enjoys sharing her knowledge about helping children heal from trauma with high school and college students who are considering a career in child welfare. Mary enjoys long distance running, hiking, yoga, reading and international travel. She also enjoys hanging out with her many nephews and nieces.