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Virginia Gross Kaufer

Virginia Gross Kaufer, American family therapist, mental health program manager, chemical dependency researcher, therapist. Member Allegheny County Permanency Planning Task Force. Member Integrated Delivery Network.

Background

Kaufer, Virginia Gross was born on April 8, 1937 in Middletown, New York, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1959. Master of Arts summa cum laude, University Pittsburgh, 1982. Postgraduate, University Pittsburgh, 1985.

Career

Case worker Allegheny County Children and Youth, Pittsburgh, 1988-1989, 92-93. Therapist chemical dependency St. Francis Medical Center, 1989-1991. Mental health case manager Charters Mental Health/Mental Retardation, 1991-1992.

Therapist chemical dependency Ligonier Outpatient, 1992-1993. Family therapist Alternative Program Association, 1993-1997. Manager, family therapist Auberle, residential treatment facility, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, 1997-1999.

Chemical dependency therapist Zoar New Day Treatment, since 1999. Board directors Recovery Center, Pittsburgh. Researcher in field.

Membership

Member Allegheny County Permanency Planning Task Force. Member Integrated Delivery Network.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Dogs and cats, designing, making and creating needlepoint canvases, acrylic painting, fashion design.

Connections

Daughter of Bernard and Estelle (Singer) Gross. Divorced; children: Michael, Jill, Jonathan, Wendy, Elizabeth, Amy, Abigail.