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Clinical Social Work

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The clinical social workers at Women & Infants are experienced in women’s mental health and emotional well-being. They know that parenting for the first time, dealing with life stages, coping with illness, or preparing for surgery can all feel overwhelming.

Services include:  
  • Individual and family assessment
  • Consultation
  • Individual and family therapy
  • Educational support and intervention
  • Crisis intervention
  • Supportive counseling
Contact Information:

Clinical Social Work
101 Dudley Street
Providence, RI 02905
P: (401) 274-1122, ext. 41360

Center for Women's Behavioral Health

Your emotional health is just as important as your physical health. As the number one medical complication of pregnancy and childbirth, one in five women suffer from a mood disorder during their pregnancy and postpartum period. Know that you are not alone. Seeking help is the best thing you can do for yourself and your family.

With a staff that includes board-certified psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and clinical nurse specialists, we have the expertise needed to diagnose, treat and manage a wide range of psychiatric conditions before, during and after a woman’s pregnancy.

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Our Social Work Department Staff

Administration

Melissa O’Donnell MSW, LICSW, CPXP
Director, Patient Experience, Spiritual Care & Interpreting Services Interim Director, Clinical Social Work, Women & Infants Hospital
Phone: (401) 274-1122, ext. 43112 
Fax: (401) 453-7679
Email: Modonnell@wihri.org 

Stephanie Maldonado
Sr. Administrative Coordinator, Patient Experience, Spiritual Care, Interpreting Services & Clinical Social Work, Women & Infants Hospital
Phone: (401) 274-1122, ext. 43160, Patient Experience ext. 43110
Fax: (401) 453-7679
Email: smmaldonado@wihri.org

Neonatal Intensive Care

Karen Hasenstab LICSW
Phone: (401) 274-1122 Ext. 44544
Education: MSW Rutgers University
BSW Rhode Island College

Tina Matarazzo Sheff, LICSW
Phone: (401) 274-1122 ext. 43251
Education: MSW, University of Pennsylvania; BA, Wittenberg University

Jilian Mulqueen, LICSW
Phone: (401) 430-3366
Education: MSW, Boston College; BA, Southern Connecticut State University

Lisa Landry, JD, MSW, LICSW
Phone: (401) 274-1122, ext. 43250  
Education: JD, University of Massachusetts School of Law; MSW, Rhode Island College-School of Social Work

 

Oncology

Shakay J. Kizirian, LCSW
Phone: (401) 274-1122 ext 41360
Education: MSW, Virginia Commonwealth University, BSW Providence College

Postpartum Services

Bethany L. Dawson, MSW, LICSW
Phone: (401)274-1122 ext. 41615
Education: MSW Boston College, BA Boston College

Michelle Miller, LICSW
Phone: (401) 274-1122 x41355
Education: The George Washington University, BA
Boston University-MSW

Jill Sabatine, LICSW/MPH
Phone: (401) 274-1122 x41378
Education:  MSW, University of Connecticut; MPH University of Massachusetts; BA Psychology Ohio University.

OGCC Social Workers

Vivian Madrid, LICSW
Phone: (401) 274-1122 x42747
Education: MSW & BSW Rhode Island College

Carrie Maxwell, MSW, LICSW
Phone: (401) 430-2931
Education: MSW, Rhode Island College

Dinah Williams, LICSW
Phone: (401) 274-1122, ext. 42852
Education: MSW, Rhode Island College BFA, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Wendy Zucker, LICSW
Phone: (401) 274 1122 , ext 42704
Education: MSW  - Adelphi University, BA – State University of New York at Oneonta

MFM/Repro

Lynn Finocchiaro, LICSW
Phone: (401) 274-1122 ext 43438
BA Brown University
MSW Rhode Island College

Per Diem

Katherine Neumann, LCSW
Phone: (401) 582-0632 pager
Education: MSW, Sacred Heart University BA, Merrimack College

Kimberly O’Connell LISCW
Phone: (401) 274-1122 X 41360
Education: BA, University of RI, MSW Boston University

Holly A Batura, LICSW  
Phone: (401) 274-1122, ext. 41360
Education: MSW, Rhode Island College; BA, University of New Hampshire, Psychology