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  • At the Regional Achievement Academy, classified and non-classified students are offered individual and group counseling. Some of the areas we can assist the students with are:

    • Substance Use
    • Anger Management
    • Self-Esteem
    • School Phobia
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Emotional Regulation
    • Communication
    • Social Skills
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Career and College Readiness

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Samantha Mancuso

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified School Social Worker. 

Samantha received her undergraduate degree from Ramapo College and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Fordham University. 

Samantha has been trained in Suicide Prevention, Strength Based Approach, Motivational Interviewing, Crisis Intervention and Nurtured Heart Approach. 

Samantha has significant experience working with children and adolescents with vastly different diagnoses, and problem areas including, but not limited to, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, anxiety, self-esteem, behavior management and stress management. 

At Regional Achievement Academy, Samantha fosters a comfortable and safe environment for students. She offers an empathetic and welcoming approach that focuses on strengths and supports personal growth.

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Jessica Jones

Licensed Social Worker and Certified School Social Worker. 

Jessica received her undergraduate degree in Sociology and Psychology from William Paterson University, and her Master of Social Work from Rutgers University. Jessica has undergone extensive training in multiple areas, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Strength-Based Approach, Suicide Prevention, Crisis Intervention and Solution-Focused Therapy. 

Jessica’s experience as a Social Worker has allowed her to work closely with multiple age populations.  However, her passion is working with children and adolescents. Jessica has notable experience working with a variety of diagnoses and problem areas, such as substance-use disorders, anxiety disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, depression, anger and stress management, and conflict resolution.  

While working at Regional Achievement Academy, it is Jessica’s hope to bring empathy and compassion into every encounter with the students and assist them in reaching their full emotional and social potential.