Chantel Kufeji is a Licensed Master of Social Worker with over 10 years of experience serving adolescents, adults, and families. She is Nigerian and Jamaican and originally from Miami, FL but resides in Atlanta, GA. She obtained her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Florida A&M University and her Master of Social Work degree from Barry University. Chantel has facilitated various trainings to provide education to child care workers on how to provide services to underserved youth and their families. She has worked in many roles from case manager for children and families to director of a psychiatric hospital. She has experience working in the mental health field, assisting individuals struggling with substance abuse, and advocates and supports people of the LGBTQ+ community. Chantel has a passion for the social work field and strives to be a strength-based change agent with a trauma-focused approach.
Read her guest blog for BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month.