Director of Social Services, Mott Haven Academy Charter School
Gabriella McBride began her Social Work career working with the OMRDD population. After completing her MSW, she joined the Mott Haven Academy Charter School team in 2009 as a Crisis Intervention Specialist. Gabriella is proud to be a long standing member of the Haven Academy community and enjoys working in close collaboration with staff, children and families in the school’s community and the Mott Haven community at large. Gabriella helped build and develop the school’s trauma sensitive culture and approach by developing clinical and classroom interventions with an anti racist lens. She currently serves as Director of Social Services for the elementary school. She is also proud to have led New York Foundling’s Camp Felix for several years and to be serving as an Adjunct Professor at NYU Silver School of Social Work.