Amberly Prykhodko, LMSW
Amberly Prykhodko is the Director of Clinical and Professional Services where she spearheads the development and implementation of IJRD's professional certifications, specialty trainings, and other offerings designed for practitioners and key stakeholders in both correctional and community serviced. Most recently, Prykhodko served as the Clinical Training Specialist. In this role, she trained our interventionist team members to deliver the 5-Key Model to study participants across 7 study sites. She began with IJRD as a Reentry Program Specialist in Texas, where she delivered the 5-Key Model to study participants as they left incarceration and returned home. Prior to joining IJRD, Prykhodko worked to develop and implement international programs for people struggling with addiction, orphans, and those experiencing homelessness. Her primary areas of focus are women involved in the criminal justice system with co-occurring substance abuse and trauma, women in the sex industry, and human trafficking.
Prykhodko is a Licensed Master Social Worker and holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington.