Nechama Weingart, LSW
Nechama Weingart is a Reentry Program Specialist in Pennsylvania where she works to improve reentry outcomes for formerly incarcerated individuals. Ms. Weingart obtained both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Social Work from Cleveland State University, and holds an LSW in both Ohio and Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with FSU, she is currently a volunteer Medical Advocate with Pittsburgh Action Against Rape (PAAR) and is a member of the Elsinore-Bennu Think Tank for Restorative Justice in Pittsburgh. She has a particular interest in trauma, and has experience with a variety of trauma-related services. Prior to joining FSU, Nechama worked as a Behavioral Health Therapist and Care Coordinator with the Children’s TiPS Program through the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh; as a Hotline Social Worker on the child abuse and neglect hotline for Summit County Children’s Services (SCCS) in Akron, Ohio; as an Intake Caseworker for SCCS; as both an Anti-Human Trafficking Case Manager and Refugee Resettlement Case Manager with the International Services Center in Cleveland, Ohio; and as a Child Advocate at the domestic violence shelter associated with the Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center in Cleveland, Ohio. She also has previous volunteer experience in the Wildflower Home, a shelter for young mother’s in crisis, in Chiang Mai, Thailand.