Janet Abbott served as a clinical social worker throughout her career, focusing on adults with chronic and persistent mental illness. She has supervised interns, social workers and members of other disciplines. She served in administrative roles at the NYC Department of Mental Health and the NY State Office of Mental Health. At CSSW, Ms. Abbott has served as an Associate Director of Field Education responsible for Family and Children Services and School Based and School Related Services. Her pedagogy focuses on supervision skills and knowledge developed during her years as an administrator and supervisor.