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Darlene Chakin Basch, American clinical social worker. Licensed clinical social worker, California; board certified Diplomate Social Work.

Background

Basch, Darlene Chakin was born on October 12, 1954 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Samuel Benedict and Vivian (Sidranski) Chakin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cornell Univercity, 1976;Master in Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, 1979.

Career

Cottage clinical supervisor St. Vincent's School, San Rafael, California, 1979-1983. Program director Jewish Family and Children's Service, San Francisco, 1983-1984, therapist, program director family life education, 1985-1987. Private psychotherapist Los Angeles, since 1982.

Clinical society worker Family Friends University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, 1988-1995. Lead interviewer trainer, interviewer resources advisor, debriefing consultant Spielberg's Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, Los Angeles, 1994-1998. Founder Descendants of The Shoah, Los Angeles, since 1995.

Teacher Rosenberg's Integrative Body Psychotherapy, since 1999. Freelance writer, 2000^.

Membership

Chairman Generation-to-Generation, San Francisco, 1979-1987. Secretary Holocaust Library and Research Center, San Francisco, 1980-1987. Executive Committee member World Gathering of Holocaust Survivors, New York City, 1980-1981.

Member NASW, Society Clinical Social Work, International Society Traumatic Stress Studies, International Association Interactive Body Psychotherapy (executive director 1994-1997), Society Clinical Social Work.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: singing, guitar, running, reading, walking, spirituality.

Connections

Married Loren Bernhardt Basch, May 31, 1982. Children: Michael Oswald, Ethan Raphael.