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Maria Astudillo

Adjunct Faculty
Phone: 212-636-6606
Email: astudillo@fordham.edu
Office: Lincoln Center 726

Education

MSW (1990) Yeshiva University

Courses Taught

Generalist Practice 1

Generalist Practice 2

Social Work Practice in Schools

Practice Experience

Ms. Astudillo has over 20 years of professional experience working with children, teens and families as a mental health provider and administrator. She has focused her work in the clinical treatment of children, adolescents, and families affected by trauma, such as foster care, sexual abuse, immigration and terrorism among many others. At the present time she oversees mental health services in schools and in two community clinics at The Children’s Aid Society where she oversees their mental health services. In the past ten years she has obtained funding to provide training to her staff on evidence practices/models such as Motivational Interviewing, TFCBT, SBIRT and CPP. She is a member of the Coalition of Behavioral Health Agencies, The Federation Children’s Committee NYC DOHMH, School Based Mental Health Committee and other agencies/committees that advocate for the provision of mental health services to children in NYC.