Angela Mora, LMSW

Angela Mora received her MSW degree from the New York University School of Social Work and is a licensed social worker in New York State. She obtained her Bachelor Degree in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Angela has had the opportunity to work with many youth within mental health settings and has obtained key skills in conflict resolution, addressing school phobias, substance use, gang violence and adjusting to changes within families (ex. divorce, separation, domestic violence, loss of a family member). Angela has provided successful interventions to youth diagnosed with ADHD, Conduct Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder as well as youth diagnosed with learning disabilities.

Angela’s approach is to utilize a strength-based lens and create a supportive space in working with youth that are struggling with interpersonal and social skills, experiencing anxiety, symptoms of depression, isolation and having experienced trauma. Angela has worked with children as young as 24 months of age by providing behavioral support services such as ABA therapy and has also obtained experience working with adults and families.

Angela has provided clinical and administrative support to case managers, clinicians, peer specialists and youth & family advocates. She has been able to identify and provide key trainings for staff to ensure staff development and quality of services. She has continuously ensured that staff members receive appropriate supervision, training and technical support. Angela also facilitates trainings in Mandated Child Abuse Reporting, Mental Health First Aid and ASIST- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training.

Angela Mora has served as the Assistant Vice President of Programs for Vibrant Emotional Health and has held additional leadership roles for the last 20 years. In her professional roles, she has supervised direct services programs that provide services to families, children, adolescents and adults with a focus on mental health and vulnerable communities. She has extensive knowledge of the child-serving system in New York City as well as preventive services through New York City’s Child Welfare system.

Aside from her role in the non-profit sector, Angela’s passion is to enhance the lives of those in her community and other communities abroad. She has joined projects in Central America focused on community development and self-sufficiency as well as establishing much needed housing.