FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 27, 2012
Contact: Andrew Aldrich
410-654-0000, ext. 7
Children’s Guild Names Director of Clinical and Related Services
BALTIMORE— The Children’s Guild named M. Blake Kaiser-Mohondro director of clinical and related services. Kaiser-Mohondro has 28 years of experience in social work. Her responsibilities at The Children’s Guild include training and professional development of the clinical staff and aligning the schools’ clinical programs with the students’ home and community environment.
Prior to joining The Children’s Guild, Kaiser-Mohondro was director of clinical services for Adventist Behavioral Health, where she restructured the clinical services program. Previously, she was clinical director for Center-For-Children Inc. and clinical services manager for Compass Health. In addition, she held positions with the United States District Court, University of Washington, Whidbey Counseling, Whidbey General Hospital and Arizona State University.
Among her professional distinctions, Kaiser-Mohondro is a licensed clinical social worker in the states of Maryland and Washington. She holds certifications in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Independent Social Work, and Marriage and Family Therapy.
She earned her Master of Social Work from West Virginia University and Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Evansville in Evansville, Ind. In addition, she received training at the Family Therapy Institute in Washington, D.C.
The Children’s Guild Institute, a nonprofit child-serving organization, consists of The Children’s Guild, which includes special needs schools in Baltimore City and Prince George’s County serving children and adolescents who are difficult to educate due to autism, multiple disabilities and trauma. The Children’s Guild also operates three group homes, a treatment foster care program and an outpatient mental health program in Baltimore and Anne Arundel County public schools. In addition, The Children’s Guild Institute includes Monarch Academy Public Charter Schools in Baltimore City and Glen Burnie providing rigorous academics, adventure-based learning and an enriched curriculum, as well as the Upside Down Organization and National Children’s Guild Fund.