Mental Health Clinician

Jessica Burch, LCSW

Jessica Burch received her master’s degree in social work at Case Western Reserve University in 2010 and has been working as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2012. She served as an outpatient clinician in the Urbaniak Clinic, providing comprehensive assessments and evidenced-based treatment to families who have been impacted by adverse traumatic experiences, from 2015 to 2020, and is now a mental health clinician with Post Adoption Support Services. Ms. Burch has received extensive training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, and has received additional training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and the Attachment, Regulation, and Competency Framework. Ms. Burch also co-facilitates the Learning and Empowerment for Adoptive Families group, as well the Resource Parenting Curriculum group. Prior to joining the Post Adoption team, she served as a keynote speaker and workshop presenter at past Post Adoption conferences. Ms. Burch allocates some of her time to training and consultation through the North Carolina Child Treatment Program, where she provides ongoing consultation to licensed clinicians completing the TF-CBT learning collaborative. Ms. Burch is also a certified trainer in the Community Resiliency Model, which is a skills-based stabilization program with the goal of creating trauma-informed and resiliency-focused communities. In addition to clinical work, Ms. Burch has received a supervision certification from the National Association of Social Workers, and provides clinical supervision to master’s level graduate students. Ms. Burch’s areas of interest include transracial-adoption, trauma and behavior modification in young children, and building resilience in under-privileged populations.