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Sandra Ellen Yalen

Sandra Ellen Yalen, American marriage and family therapist. Recipient Ima award Tucson chapter Hadassah, 1999. Member American Counseling Association, Association for Deaath Education and Counseling, American Association Marriage and Family Therapists, Arizona Mental Health Counselors Association.

Background

  • Yalen, Sandra Ellen was born on October 2, 1945 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Herman Hy and Dorothy (Rackoff) Goldstein.

  • Education

    • Associate of Applied Science in Social Services, Pima Community College, Tucson, 1992. Bachelor in Psychology, University Arizona, 1994. Master of Science in Gerontology, University Arizona, 1996.

      Master Counseling Marriage and Family Therapy, University Phoenix, Tucson, 2001.

    Career

    • Senior coordinator Armory Park Apartments, Tucson, 1996-1998. Sub-acute social service worker La Canada Care Center, 1998—1999. Director social services Desert Gardens Clinical Care Center, 1999-2000.

      Holocaust survivors case manager, community resource specialist Jewish Family and Children's Service, 2000—2001. Private practice, 2001—2002. Crisis social worker Kino Community Hospital, 2002.

      Counselor Devereux, Arizona, 2002—2003. Behavior health therapist PIMA Health Systems, 2002—2003, case manager, since 2003.

    Works

    • Co-president Elena group Hadassah, Tucson, 1998-2000, also past president and finance secretary, co-chairman Al Galgamim group, 1998-2001, program vice chairman Tucson chapter, also former president, vice president, treasurer, correspondent secretary, recording secretary, life member. Past Brownie troop leader, cookie chairman Girl Scouts United States. Team mother soccer team, Tucson.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member American Counseling Association, Association for Deaath Education and Counseling, American Association Marriage and Family Therapists, Arizona Mental Health Counselors Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Weightlifting, bicycling, walking.

    Connections

    • Married William Leslie Yalen, September 5, 1965. Children: Renee Yalen Hulsey, Allen, Wendy.
    • father: Herman Hy Goldstein
    • mother: Dorothy (Rackoff) Goldstein
    • spouse: William Leslie Yalen
    • children: Renee Yalen Hulsey Yalen
    • Allen Yalen
    • Wendy Yalen
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    Born October 2, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality

    Award