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Maria Kaidas, LMSW

The Legal Aid Society
Forensic Social Worker, Juvenile Rights Practice
Bronx, NY, USA


Maria Kaidas earned her M.S.W at Columbia University School of Social Work and completed the Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI) certificate course. While in graduate school, Maria interned at short-term suspension high school where she provided individual and group counseling to students and at Legal Services NYC where she advocated for clients’ educational rights. Prior to entering graduate school, Maria worked at a therapeutic day school. During her time at Legal Aid, Maria participated on interdisciplinary panels and co-facilitated office roundtable discussions on topics that included mental health best practices in child welfare and the importance of a significant adult connection for youth transitioning out of foster care. Maria graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois.

Maria Kaidas, LMSW is associated with the following items:
Live Webcast  Live Webcast 21st Annual Children’s Law Institute, Friday, July 13, 2018, New York, NY
Pro Bono  Pro Bono 21st Annual Children’s Law Institute, Friday, July 13, 2018, New York, NY
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