Micah Hasegawa, M.S.S.W. Candidate

Micah Hasegawa is second year M.S.S.W. degree candidate at the Columbia School of Social Work and intern at the Workplace Center. Prior to joining the Workplace Center, she interned at Friends of the Children, New York where she conducted bio-psycho social intakes, contributor of social media accounts (Twitter and Facebook), facilitated Girl's Group for teenagers and Socialization for school age children. Micah has had the opportunity to facilitate staff focus groups, and created the Successful Future College Readiness Program to prepare youth for post-secondary education. Before beginning her graduate studies, Micah worked at not-for-profit agency in the Bay Area, California that specialized in providing mental health services for youth and families. She has held several roles that included working as a residential counselor, crisis counselor, and a therapeutic behavioral service coach to continue supporting youth that have been labeled "emotionally disturbed."  Micah has volunteered as a camp counselor with the Children's Hospital Oakland with the American Lung Association for asthmatic youth of Oakland, CA to provide educational awareness on asthma. Micah graduated in 2011 as a dual degree student with B.A.'s in Social Welfare and Media Studies and minor in African American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.

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