The Sac Connect Licensed Clinical Social Workers are trained in ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and specifically geared towards mental health and wellness for African American youth and young adults.
A peer lead psycho-educational 6 -week workshop for youth/young adults ages 16-24. The Connect is designed to provide participants:
Community family engagement:
Community wellness events are planned and facilitated by youth/young adult workshop participants and community partners and offered at the conclusion of each 6-week workshop. Participants also host a free Small Business and Wellness Fair.
Chenee Robinson, MSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
and Co-Owner of Non-Profit Organization, SAC Connect Therapeutic and Wellness Services. Chenee currently works as a Senior Mental Health Licensed Counselor for the County of Sacramento Acute Psychiatric
Inpatient Review Team. Chenee has experience working in Child Welfare
for the County of Sacramento-Child Protective Services and clinical social work services for Sutter Health Psychiatric Response Team. Chenee received her Bachelor and Master in Social Work from California State University, Sacramento. She began her career in social welfare and has expanded to the medical/mental health realm. She
is very passionate about serving underrepresented youth and young adults and strives to influence African Americans to enter into the clinical social work and medical fields.
Shanece Okoro Duncan, MSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Co-Owner of Non-Profit Organization, SAC Connect.
Shanece currently works as a Senior Mental Health Licensed Counselor
for Sacramento County Behavioral Health Services for Collaborative
Court. Shanece has experience as a Clinician for Sutter Health Psychiatric Response Team, Human Services Social Worker for the County of Sacramento-Child Protective Services. She received her Bachelors in Criminal Justice with aminorin Kinesiology and Sociology from California State University, East Bay and Master in Social Work at the University ofSouthern California. She began her career in Medical Social Work for autoimmune disorders with special interest in Lupus Nephritis research. She si passionate about bringing mental/physical health awareness to youth and young adults and resources to underrepresentedcommunities by eliminating the health disparities in treatment for people of color.