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Michael John De Stefano

Michael John De Stefano, American Psychiatric social worker ( hlth: hlth. service)psychiatric social worker.

Background

Stefano, Michael John De was born on April 29, 1942 in Ridgway, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Michael Paul and Helen Anne (Del Pozza) De Stefano.

Education

Bachelor, University Dayton, Ohio, 1964. Master of Social Work, University Pittsburgh, 1966.

Career

Caseworker Dayton Children's Psychiatric Hospital, 1964. Casework trainee Family and Children's Service, Pittsburgh, 1965, Leech Farm Virginia Neuropsychiat. Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1965—1966.

Social worker I to II Dickinson Mental Health Center (formerly Ridgway Area Psychiatric Center), 1966—1972, chief psychiatric social worker and social worker III, since 1972, director partial hospitalization services, since 1972, director adolescent, adult and geriatric services, since 1979. Adjunct professor University West Virginia School Social Work, 1975. Field instructor St. Bonaventure University Graduate School, 1981.

Mental health consultant Roman Catholic Diocese Erie, Pennsylvania, 1981—1987. Board directors Northwest Pennsylvania Health Systems Agency, 1979—1982, Northwest Pennsylvania Comprehensive Health Planning, 1972—1977. Secretary-treasurer, board directors rural transportation committee North Central Pennsylvania Economic Development District, 1973—1975.

Board directors Elk County Footlighters, 1971—1975, Memorial Park Association, 1975, Elk Cameron Hospice Inc., since 1983, Victims Crime Act Program, Elk County, since 1986.

Membership

Fellow: American Orthopsychiat. Association; member: National Association Retarded Citizens, Western Pennsylvania Partial Hospitalization Association (director, vice president 1978-1980, president 1982-1983, board directors since 1989), American Association Partial Hospitalization, Partial Hospital Study Groups, National Association Social Workers, Academy Certified Social Workers (licensed member 1989).

Connections

Married Mary Lee Swift De Stefano, August 3, 1963. Children: Michael Lee, Christopher Adam.