About the Author

Laura Bloom, MSW

Roseville, CA 95747


Dedicated MSW, with over thirty one years of experience in the mental health field working with both private and public sector organizations, providing direct out­patient services and consultation around psycho­diagnostic assessment, treatment and compiling and creating psycho­social reports. Also,responsible for researching foundations and creating, submitting and managing grant proposals to appropriate foundations.


Collaborative,  Ethical,  Empathetic, Culturally competent,  Clinical supervision skills,  Treatment planning, Strong writing skills, Strong research skills,  Strong psycho-diagnostic assessment and treatment skills, Knowledge of work culture, Knowledge of referral and linkage to community resources, group facilitation skills, Strong clinical skills

*Refined and improved social work skills through providing clinical supervision for mental health interns.
*Responsible for developing and implementing two clinical private practices.
*Possess requirements for providing clinical supervision services.
*Experience as a clinical social worker offering treatment services to: Individuals, groups, families,couples, adolescents, adults and seniors.
*Provided clinical social work services to CalWORKs/T.A.N.F recipients.
*Attended Individualized Educational Plan (I.E.P.) meetings and provided bio­psychosocial assessmentservices for special needs children with placement services through the Los Angeles County A.B. 3632program.
*Expertise working with various systems, including: hospitals, schools, not­for­profit agencies, for profitorganizations and the public sector.
*Authored the article Coping with Work Related Stress which was published in the North Beach Journal, June 1999.
*Authored the course book Mastering Clinical Supervision for an on­line distance learning program, Mckissock, L.P., April 15. 2010.
*Provided assessment, crisis and brief clinical services with linkage and referral to community resourcesthrough the Los Angeles County Crisis Management Center


Clinical Social Worker
Dominion Center for Behavioral Health Services, South Riding, VA

Clinical Supervisor
U. S. Care, LLC , Mclean, VA

Clinical Social Worker
Child help, Child Center of Virginia, Fairfax, VA

Clinical Social Worker
Phoenix Family Counseling,  Gainesville, VA
11/2009- 4/2011

Private Practice 
Laura Bloom, M.S.W., LCSW, Manassas, VA
02/2003 – 06/2005
Closed private practice for maternity leave.

Clinical Social Worker
Group Private Practice Prince William Family Counseling, Manassas, VA
02/2002 to 02/2003

Clinical Social Worker
Private Practice
Laura Bloom, M.S.W., L.C.S.W,San Francisco, CA
07/1996 to 08/2001

Clinical Case Manager
Westside Community Mental Health Center, San Francisco, CA
8/1996 to 08/2001


Licensed Clinical Social Worker, CA,1989 #LCS 13856

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, VA., 2002 #0904005151

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, D.C., 2002 #LC 3000787


Jane Addams College of Social Work
University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
Master of Social Work, 1985

Illinois State University,
Normal, Illinois
Bachelor of Science 1983, Psychology & Sociology