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Cooper, LCSW

Sarah Cooper, LCSW

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Sarah Cooper, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, joined CAPS in 2017. Sarah graduated with a Masters of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2008 with a concentration in Social Work Administration, Planning, and Policy. Sarah received a B.S. in Sociology and Justice and Policy Studies from Guilford College in 1996. Sarah has worked with children, adolescents, and families for over 20 years in a variety of community settings. Most recently, Sarah was an Intensive Care Coordinator with Region Ten Community Services Board in Charlottesville, coordinating wraparound teams for adolescents with complex mental health needs. Sarah enjoys working with diverse and often underserved populations. Sarah has served in leadership roles with several local non-profit organizations, most notably as a supervisor at a home visiting agency working with families to improve health outcomes. As CAPS Care Manager, Sarah aims to help students navigate the systems at UVa and in Charlottesville to best address their mental health needs and improve their access to services. Sarah lives in Charlottesville with her husband and two teenage children. Sarah promotes self-care and practices her own through time outdoors, exercise, and connection with friends and family.