Terri Buresh has over 40 years experience dedicated to working with children and adults who have sustained brain and spinal cord injuries. Her private clinical social work practice, Social Work Specialties, LLC, began in 2006. Her extensive social work experience focuses on education, empowerment, and strategies for improved quality of life. Her credentials and work experience include:
M.S.W., Arizona State University of Social Work, 1982
B.A., Arizona State University, Sociology Dept., 1975
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State of Arizona
Clinical Social Worker/ Clinical Coordinator – Gentiva Rehab Without Walls®, Phoenix, AZ.
Clinical Social Worker for Day Treatment and Home and Community Program
Clinical Coordinator for Phoenix Home and Community Program
Medical Social Worker – Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ. – worked with pediatric and adult populations with various neurological conditions
Acute and outpatient neuro-rehabilitation units
Director of Tribal Community Services and Family Youth Counselor – Fort McDowell Indian Community, Fountain Hills, AZ.
Child Welfare Worker – Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
Social Worker – Girls Ranch, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ.
Professional member of the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona
Member of National Association of Social Workers (NASW)