New York - Staff Information

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Jacqueline Peretz, LMSW
New York Coordinator

Jacqueline Peretz received her MSW from Fordham University in New York and holds a BSW from Wheelock College in Boston. She has known she wanted to be a social worker since she was 12 years old. Jacqueline’s professional experience ranges from working with mental and criminally insane, developmentally delayed, adolescents in residential care and maximum secure detention, as well as senior citizens.

To discuss employment opportunities or staffing needs, Jacqueline can be reached at 914.637.0442 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Of Interest

Call For Proposals

The 9th Annual Expressive Therapies Summit will be held in NYC, October 11-14, 2018. The summit is currently accepting proposals in the form of papers, panels, workshops and single or multi-day classes featuring any of the creative arts therapies. Proposals are due March 18th at 11:59 p.m. 

To submit your proposal, visit:

Alzheimer's documentary on PBS illuminates social and economic consequences

"Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts is an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer’s disease. Many know the unique tragedy of this disease, but few know that Alzheimer’s is one of the most critical public health crises facing America. This powerful documentary illuminates the social and economic consequences for the country unless a medical breakthrough is discovered for this currently incurable disease."

Note: This documentary was aired on PBS January 25, 2017 and is available to watch online.

New York Coordinator mentored New York City College of Technology student

Daniel Young and Jacqueline Peretz

Jacqueline Peretz, New York Coordinator, mentored Daniel Young, a student at New York City College of Technology. In Daniel’s Human Services class, he was asked to visit a social service agency to see how it operated. He found Social Work p.r.n. and contacted Jacqueline to discuss what it takes to be a social worker.

Daniel became interested in social work because he loves working with people and he wants to help people recover from different diseases. Jacqueline was happy to see how excited Daniel was, realizing he could make a difference in other people’s lives as other people had made in his.

Daniel’s assignments for his Human Services class included a paper and presentation on what he learned during his meetings with Jacqueline. Along with helping with those assignments, Jacqueline offered suggestions on how to prepare for a career in social work.

Through Jacqueline’s mentoring, Daniel learned social work is a very dedicated career, and is much more than simply talking to people.

After meeting with Jacqueline for three months, Daniel was inspired to pursue a Master’s in Social Work and he is excited to take the licensing exam in the future.