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Gayle Flavin, LCSW
St. Louis Coordinator



Gayle Flavin holds a BSW from the University of Missouri and received her MSW from The Brown School of Social Work through Washington University in St. Louis. 


Gayle’s professional work experience includes child welfare, family services, program development, program replication, consultation, and training. Gayle is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Missouri. As a St. Louis native, Gayle is eager to assist the local social work community.


To discuss employment opportunities or staffing needs, Gayle can be reached at 314-963-3155 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Of Interest

Family First Prevention Services Act Sets To Improve Outcomes for Vulnerable Children

Family First redirects federal funds to provide services to keep children safe with their families and out of foster care. It also helps ensure children are placed in the least restrictive, most family-like setting appropriate to their special needs when foster care is necessary.  Learn more here

The Missouri Chapter of NASW Announces the 2018  Annual Conference in St. Louis

This year's conference will be held Thursday, August 16 - Saturday, August 18, 2018.  Join your fellow Social Workers to network, collaborate, and learn.  Share about issues that are important to you and the populations you care about while you obtain continuing education credit for your licensure renewal! 

Illinois DCFS and community partners kick-off April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, support great childhoods for all Illinois youth 
The public is invited to join the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, Prevent Child Abuse Illinois, other child welfare stakeholders, elected officials and more for a month-long observance to share child abuse and neglect prevention awareness messages and to help promote prevention efforts across the country during Child Abuse Prevention Month in April.
Also: Public Invited to Observe Child Abuse Prevention Month in April: Click here for more details.
More events listed HERE!

51st Annual Midwest School Social Work Conference coming to St. Louis

The School Social Workers Association of Missouri (SSWAM) and the Midwest School Social Work Council are excited to bring the 51st Annual Midwest School Social Work Conference: “Inspire. Motivate. Engage. Lead.” to Clayton, MO! The conference will be held October 17-19, 2018 at the centrally located Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel. Professionals in the fields of school social work, education, and mental health from across Missouri and eleven other Midwest states are expected to attend.

Missouri Department of Economic Development awards $1.8 million to Help Missouri’s youth

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) approved a total of $1,829,040 to strengthen programs across the state that encourage positive development among Missouri's youth. The Youth Opportunities Program was created to broaden and strengthen opportunities for positive development and participation in community life for youth (21 years old and under), and to discourage youth from engaging in criminal and violent behavior. Learn more here.