LCSW, OSW-C, CJT
Assoc. Director of Survivorship Programs, YSC
Jean joined YSC in 2011 with a background in clinical oncology social work. She is a licensed clinical social worker, a certified oncology social worker and a certified journal therapist. Her focus includes the crafting, piloting and implementing of supportive and educational programming for young breast cancer survivors, co-survivors and healthcare providers. As a certified journal therapist, Jean crafted an original program addressing re-establishing intimacy after breast cancer as well as continuing education journal writing programs for mental health and nursing professionals regarding compassion fatigue and self-care. Prior to being with YSC, she counseled and supported five different solid tumor cancer populations at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Georgia’s sole NCI-designated facility. There, she began and managed support groups for young women with breast cancer and for women with metastatic breast cancer. Jean holds a master of social work from the University of Georgia and a bachelor of arts from the University of South Carolina.