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Ms. Samantha Roa

Ms. Samantha Roa grew up in a small town in the Poconos called Milford, PA. She moved to State College after high school to attend Penn State University, where she received a B.S. in Criminology with a minor in Psychology. Following college, Sam moved to Pittsburgh to work as an intern with the United States Department of Probation and Pretrial Services. After eight months as an intern, she moved to Grove City, PA  and began work as a TSS (currently known as a BHT). Sam worked in a direct care setting with students exhibiting behavioral concerns. After two years as a TSS, she obtained her master's degree in Special Education with a focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders from Slippery Rock University and became a Licensed Behavioral Consultant with the PA Board of Medicine. She has consulted with schools and with parents to assess and create treatment plans to help address behavioral concerns across all settings. In April 2020, Sam and her husband welcomed their now two-year-old son. In June 2022, Sam began working as a Mental Health Professional to teach social skills to a group of students in the summers and after school. This is where she found her passion for helping students learn SEL concepts. Recently, Sam completed a certificate in Applied Behavioral Analysis through Slippery Rock University. Sam is looking forward to continuing to build upon this experience by supporting students in the Lakeview School District. 

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Mrs. Abby Rosen

Hello. My name is Abby Rosen, and I am the new school-based therapist. I am very excited to get to know your children and provide them with a quality counseling experience here at Oakview Elementary. I am a licensed social worker, and have worked in the mental health field for six years. Prior to my experience in the mental health field, I worked as a high school and elementary music teacher in the states of Pennsylvania, New York, and North Carolina. I have experience working with children, teens, and adults. My specialities include anxiety, depression, family counseling, and crisis intervention. I received my master’s degree in social work from Edinboro University. I am employed by MHY Family Services. I have two children. My son is 11 years old, and my daughter is 3 years old. When I’m not at work, I am spending time accompanying my children to their many after school activities. 

Referral Process:

All referrals for school based counseling go through the school’s guidance department. Please contact Lorraine Rutter, or the school office, for more information. 

Contact Me:

My email address is A_Rosen@docs.lakeview.k12.pa.us

Phone is 724-376-7911 ext 2118