Marybeth Jordan, LCSW, is a graduate of the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration, and completed the postgraduate clinical externship program at the Ackerman Institute for the Family. Since receiving her Master’s degree in 1996, Ms. Jordan has focused much of her career in the field of child welfare working in family preservation and preventive programs ensuring safety of children so that they can stay with their families in their own home. Ms. Jordan has been affiliated with the Children’s Aid Society since 1999, working in various positions within the Preventive Services program. Since 2009 she has served as their clinical consultant where she is involved in program development, staff training, and providing clinical guidance for challenging cases. She helped develop the family-centered treatment model currently utilized by the staff.

Ms. Jordan is currently a member of the teaching faculty at the Ackerman Institute where she has served as an instructor for a variety of courses. She also maintains a private practice in Manhattan and Connecticut specializing in work with couples and families.