Marlene N. Reiff, LCSW, LMFT, has been involved with Pennsylvania’s Family Based Mental Health Services program for the last 15 years. Within that program, she has served as a family based therapist, clinical supervisor and program director. Currently she is the Program Director of Philhaven’s Lancaster Family Based Mental Health Services program office. Having a strong commitment to strengths-based community-based services with children and their families, even before joining Family Based, she has worked with teenagers in community centers, homeless women and children, pregnant and parenting teens, and volunteered on a hotline for sexual assault victims. She has also taught English as a Second Language and worked in Human Resources for an international relief and development organization.
Ms. Reiff has a strong interest in developing more effective methods for supporting Family Based therapists and helping them build their clinical skills. Her focus also includes developing methods for addressing the challenges, nuances, and layers associated with doing clinical supervision in a Family Based program. As such, she serves in a leadership role at the Center for Family Based Training where she is responsible for assisting in the implementation of its broad-based curriculum for training and supporting clinical supervisors. Ms. Reiff currently serves as the Social Work Consultant for CE activities, ensuring that our online courses meet all the standards of the Association of Social Work Boards. Ms. Reiff earned her Approved Supervisor Certification through AAMFT. Her early training in family therapy was at the Philadelphia Child and Family Therapy Training Program.