Kristin EspositoL.M.S.W. Internship Placement Coordinator
Kristin received her MSW from Syracuse University in May of 1997, and acquired her licensure in 2002. She joined the field office in the fall of 2012. Kristin brings extensive experience in the delivery of child welfare services, program and professional development, and program evaluation. Kristin was the Director of Transitional Programming at Elmcrest in which she administrated the Family Support Center, Group Emergency Foster Care Program, Agency Operating Boarding Home and Girl’s Residential Program. Kristin specialized in early childhood development, trauma informed care and treatment, coping skills assessment, stress management and mindfulness, and Solution Focused Therapy.
Kristin serves on the Disproportionate Minority Representation (DMR) in Foster Care committee and is an OnCare stakeholder in Onondaga County. She is also a member of the Upstate New York Mental and Behavioral Health Education Consortium (UNY-MBHEC) which aims to increase the capacity of the trained social workers for veterans, military personnel and their families, and residents of medically underserved or rural communities.
Kristin teaches SWK 436/446: Field Seminar I and II in which senior BSSW students are supported in integrate classroom theory with their concurrent field placement experience. Kristin continues to provide training and consultation to local non-profit agencies and grade school educators within the practice community.
Kristin serves as the placement planner and liaison for 45-55 MSW and BSSW students. Likewise, she is the primary resource for Oswego and Cayuga Counties. Kristin is an academic advisor for BSSW students and serves of the BSSW Program Committee.Education
Master of Social Work (MSW), Syracuse University (1997)
Psychology (BA), State University of New York at Plattsburgh (1994)Courses
SWK 435/445: Field Practicum I & II
SWK 436/446: Field Integrative Seminar I & II
SWK 671/672 Field Instruction I & II
SWK 771/772 Field Instruction I & II