Degrees and Certifications:
LCSW-R BCBA BCPCC LBA BC-TMH TAC EMDR
Sharon Klein has been a School Social Worker for nearly 20 years. She has worked in all grade levels and can't imagine doing anything else with her life. She specializes in working with children and young adults dealing with challenges impacting their everyday lives and academic success.
She is married to a sweet red-bearded man. They have an energetic son and an equally adventurous redheaded daughter. She also has a dog named Solo (yes, after Han).
After working at the Harbor for over 11 years, Sharon became the school social worker for Seaford High School. Sharon derives immense joy from reconnecting with numerous students she has known since their elementary school days. Witnessing their growth and transformation as they venture out into the world as young adults makes her very happy.
Sharon is a fully licensed and certified registered clinical social worker in the state of New York. She is also permanently certified in New York as a School Social Worker. After completing her bachelor’s degree in psychology from CW Post, Long Island University – Brookville, New York, she earned her graduate degree in social work (MSW) from the University of Stony Brook – Stony Brook, New York. In addition, Mrs. Klein completed her certification in Applied Behavioral Analysis as a BCBA from the Florida Institute of Technology and became a Licensed Behavior Analyst.
She also owns a private practice and supervises a fantastic team of therapists, and she works directly with individuals of all ages and families. She most recently became certified in EMDR and also became an adoption-competent therapist through C.A.S.E. (Center for Adoption Support and Education). Mrs. Klein continues to participate in conferences, coaching, peer mentoring opportunities, and courses to remain knowledgeable of the most current advances in psychology as it relates to children, families, school, and clinical social work.