Alisa Hathaway, Ed.D., LCSW-R
Project Director: STRONGER
Alisa Hathaway, Ed.D., LCSW-R, is the Project Director for a national grant funded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, entitled Supporting Trauma Recovery Opportunities and Nurturing Growing Emotional Resilience (STRONGER), at Mt. Hope Family Center, in Rochester, NY. This grant positions Mt. Hope Family Center as a member of the prestigious National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). Previously, she served as the Project Coordinator for two other NCTSN Category III grants for a total of seven years. Additionally, she serves as a Senior Supervisor and therapist at the Center. Dr. Hathaway has twenty-two years of experience in providing clinical services to maltreated children and their families and in conducting research with this population. She has functioned as a supervisor for over twelve years.
Dr. Hathaway is an approved national Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) trainer, and additionally practices and supervises in the trauma-informed evidence-based interventions of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Alternatives for Families – A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT), and Group Attachment Based Intervention (GABI) in which she received training and ongoing consultation from the model developers. Dr. Hathaway is considered an approved provider of reflective supervision/consultation for supervisors and practitioners serving infants, toddlers, and families, by the Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health, as well. She is also an approved Core Concepts in Childhood Trauma facilitator. Dr. Hathaway has provided training in trauma and the impact on children and families at various local venues. She has presented on clinical practice, supervision, trauma, military, cultural competency, and research at several national conferences and webinars. Additionally, she conducts local and national Child-Parent Psychotherapy trainings and Learning Collaboratives.
In the academic realm, Dr. Hathaway has published on and taught graduate courses (at the University of Rochester) in the areas of clinical practice, and supervision. Her current clinical and research interests include: attachment, trauma, supervision, culture, military, and evidence-based practice.