Silvestro, Amy Kate
Phone: (845) 257-2976
|W||03:30 PM - 04:30 PM|
Professor Silvestro's office hour will be held at the above time and by appointment in LC113.
Amy Kate Silvestro, CSW-R, has been a social worker and therapist for over 20 years. Amy trained in feminist therapy while at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her work has concentrated chiefly on violence against women. Professionally she has worked with women and children who have been sexually abused and served for eight years on the Board of Directors of the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault. When working with teens at a local alternative school Amy developed the Bridge Program in partnership with the women's studies program. For eight years students at risk of dropping out of high school had the opportunity to participate in "Women: Images and Realities." A part-time faculty member of the women's studies program for more than 15 years, Amy is dedicated to engaging students about issues related to rape and violence against women at SUNY New Paltz.