Advisory Panel Member Profile
Brookdale Hospital OBHS
Assistant Director of Social Work
Areas of Expertise
Clinical Social Work and Leadership.
Samantha J. Chrismas, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a Master’s of Science degree in social work from Columbia University in New York City and a Bachelor’s of social work degree from Oakwood University in Huntsville Alabama. She is a seasoned professional with over 30 years’ experience in fields of mental health, medical social work, clinical social work and case management. She is an Assistant Director at a hospital in Brooklyn New York where she has worked for over 16 years.
Samantha is a fierce advocate for the unerpriviledged, underserved and the mistreated. Her passion and purpose are magnified in this field and it has often been said that even if she had never obtained a degree in social work she is a natural born social worker. From a tender age of 5 years old if she saw anyone who was without food, clothing or money she would take what she had from her home and give it to that person. So it was inevitable that she would find her perfect career in social work.
Her professional and personal life are also expressed via her website Trade Girl LLC this is where her creativity is displayed in her integration of the therapy by way of poetry which she coins “therapeutic poetry” Samantha, is a life, long learner inspired by her deep quest for knowledge. Knowledge she says is “life for those who desires it” Ms. Chrismas is a fierce advocate for the underserved, disenfranchised and the corporately mistreated and she is passionate about exposing the misuse and abuse on authority at all levels,
Ms. Chrismas has also written a children’s book Land of Sweet Dreams as a creative way to get parents to spend time with their children at bedtime. She is currently in the process of writing a book on Emotional Intelligence versus Spiritual Discernment.
When she is not sharing biblical teachings, and enjoying her teenage sons and her family, she is using her website Trade Girl LLC to educate, enlighten, and edify all who seek its service