Abe R. Emile, LMSW
Brooklyn, New York
Abe R. Emile is an licensed Social Worker and former Field Education Coordinator with Nyack College, School of Social Work. Mr. Emile presided and was responsible for the overall administration and oversight of the BSW and MSW Field Education programs at the Manhattan campus. Working closely with agencies and social work students to match them with placement opportunities that are aligned with CSWE accreditation standards and social work program requirements. He is the immediate link between the students and field instructors to provides resources to all parties to optimize implementation of the Field Education Program.
In his present post, Mr. Emile practices as the Social Worker/Behavioral Health Coordinator at a Federally Qualified Health Center servicing vulnerable, at-risk, poverty-stricken Mariner's Harbor community In Staten Island, NY. His professional experience encompassed emphasis on assessment, intervention, and evaluation within residential treatment scatter site program, and therapeutic foster care unit using individual, family, group, and case management strategies; clinical application of risk and resiliency theories and research to at-risk populations; and clinical issues. He is also the Adjunct Faculty member at Long Island University, School of Health Professions. Mr. Emile graduated from Nyack College, School of Social Work where he received his B.S.W. He also received his M.S.W. from Columbia University, School of Social Work. He is currently attending NYU Silver School of Social Work completing a post-master in Integrated Primary & Behavioral Health & Advanced Assessment & Diagnosis.
In addition to his work in the social service field, Mr. Emile is co-founder on a policy initiative, Haitian Policy Initiative (HPI) and presently the Health Committee Chair at the Haitian American Caucus (HAC) seeking to create a sustainable policy platform that tracks, support, and informs best community practices to the Haitian community in the greater NYC area. Abe is currently working on a collaborative research project, with Cuny School of Public Health to track health disparities in Afro-Carribean; namely Haitian women, diagnosed with cervical cancer, in hopes to procure best practices in the public health arena to provide resources for families and caretakers that promote prevention, education and support services.