Amanda Wylie, MSW, LMSW


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Amanda Wylie is a mental health professional in the community based crisis stabilization program at STLCFD. She graduated with her Master of Social Work degree from Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville in 2013. Ms. Wylie, also, has a Master of Arts degree in International Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution from the United Nations mandated University for Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica. Ms. Wylie received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a certificate in Gender Studies. In her current position at STLCFD, Ms. Wylie provides in-home crisis stabilization services to children, adolescents, and families. The goal of the program is to teach individuals and families the skills that prevent out-of home placement and stabilize families. Ms. Wylie uses a variety of modes of therapy and treatment. This can range from individual and family therapy, skill development, parent education, to collaboration with other community providers, referral, and advocacy for additional resources. Ms. Wylie’s experience includes working with court-involved youth and their families, refugees, domestic violence survivors, and co-facilitating nonviolence classes for male batterers. In addition to her focus on youth and families, Ms. Wylie is interested in understanding the impact of trauma on child development and providing trauma-informed treatment for the youth and families she serves. Ms. Wylie is committed to providing clinical intervention that is informed by intersectional theory; in order to serve all marginalized populations, including women and the LGBTQI+ community.