Nechama Weingart, LSW
Nechama Weingart is a Reentry Program Specialist in Pennsylvania where she works to improve reentry outcomes for formerly incarcerated individuals. 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, Weingart 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.
Weingart holds Bachelor and Master of Social Work degrees, both from Cleveland State University. She is licensed in Ohio and Pennsylvania.