Symme Trachtenberg, MSW, LSW

Children's Seashore House of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
3550 Market Street
Third Floor; Room 3033B
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4388
 
Phone: 215-590-7444
Email: trachtenberg@email.chop.edu
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Last Updated: July 23, 2012

 

Leadership Administrative Staff: Community Education and Advocacy Director
Primary Activity Coordinators: Community Support
Community Education Director
Vocational Rehabilitation/Employment
Discipline Coordinators: Social Work
 
Discipline(s): Social Work
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Service: Transition to Adulthood; REACH: Rapport, Empowerment, Advovacy through Connections and Health; CHOP Career Path;

Vita/Bio

 

NAME

Symme W. Trachtenberg, M.S.W.

POSITION TITLE

Director, Community Education

EDUCATION/TRAINING  (Begin with baccalaureate or other initial professional education, such as nursing, and include postdoctoral training.)

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION

DEGREE

(if applicable)

YEAR(s)

FIELD OF STUDY

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

B.S.

1969

 

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

M.S.W.

1973

Social Work

A.      Positions and Honors.

Positions

 

2003-2004             Part-time Faculty Instructor, Developmental Disabilities, University of Pennsylvania  School of Social Work, Philadelphia, PA

2001-2004             Part-time Faculty Instructor, Foundation of Social Work Practice, University of Pennsylvania School of Social Work, Philadelphia, PA

1999-2000             Part-time Faculty Instructor, Developmental Disabilities, University of Pennsylvania School of Social Work, Philadelphia, PA

1989-present         Clinical Associate in Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine,  Philadelphia, PA

1998-present         Director, Community Education, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

1997-present         Director, Community Outreach, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

1995-1996              Part-time Faculty Instructor, Infancy and Child Development, University of  Pennsylvania School of Social Work, Philadelphia, PA

Honors

1998                        Mary J. Gerace Award for Extraordinary Service, The Children's Seashore House of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

1998                         The D. Bruce Yoppi Award for Outstanding Personal Commitment, Caring and Contributions  to the Field of Developmental Disabilities, The Children's Seashore House of the Children's  Hospital of Philadelphia

2000                        Alumni Recognition Award, The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Work

B.      Selected peer-reviewed publications (in chronological order). Do not include publications submitted or in preparation.

Trachtenberg, S. (2004). Delaware Valley Resource Directory for Children with Special Needs. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Press.

Coplan, J, and Trachtenberg S. (1999). Getting the Diagnosis: When Your Child Has a Disability. Second Edition, Brookes Publishing.

C.      Research Support. List selected ongoing or completed (during the last year) research projects (federal and non-federal support). Begin with the projects that are most relevant to the research proposed in this application. Briefly indicate the overall goals of the projects and your role (e.g. PI, Co-Investigator, Consultant) in the research project. Do not list award amounts or percent effort in projects.

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