Sarah Ascienzo, MSW, LCSW


Sarah Ascienzo, MSW, LCSW has over 15 years of experience working with children and families in a variety of roles, including work as a clinician, forensic interviewer, and case manager.  As a clinician, Ms. Ascienzo has worked in community and school-based settings with children and adults adversely affected by trauma, as well as with children who have learning disabilities and/or Autism. Currently, Ms. Ascienzo serves as the project coordinator for the Child Adolescent Trauma Treatment and Training Institute (CATTTI). In this role, she manages the activities of the clinic as well as provides trauma-focused treatment and assessment services to children and families. Additionally, Ms. Ascienzo also serves as the coordinator for the Center’s Secondary Traumatic Stress Practice Lab as well as assists with many of the Center’s ongoing research projects. Ms. Ascienzo completed her Master of Social Work degree from Colorado State University in 2005 and is currently a doctoral candidate in the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky, where she also teaches in the Master of Social Work Program.