Nancy Tripp, MSW, LICSW is a clinical social worker with over 25 years experience working with adolescents and families. She holds an undergraduate degree in Education and a graduate degree in Clinical Social Work. Nancy has been with the Innovation community since 1998 offering clinical, educational, parenting, resource and advocacy support to our students, families and faculty. Nancy is licensed through the Board of Registration of Social Workers as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. She also holds an Educator’s License through the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a School Social Worker/Adjustment Counselor for all grade levels.Nancy has work experience with the Department of Youth Services, the Department of Children and Families, the Juvenile Justice System, specialized foster care, as well as inpatient psychiatric care and residential mental health treatment at McLean Hospital. Nancy uses a variety of evidence-based practices and holistic approaches focusing on strength-based, solution-focused interventions in efforts to build resiliency, strengthen coping and problem-solving skills and enhance individual, family and community well-being.