Henry Epstein, LCSW-R

Henry Epstein has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Boston University. He has post Master’s experience working with Children and Youth in both residential and group home settings. He has 26 years of experience with adult psychiatric patients in various positions for the Office of Mental Health including inpatient social worker, Treatment Team Leader, Forensic Services Coordinator, Director of Social Work and Chief of Service. He was formerly on the faculty at SUNY- Albany Graduate School of Social Welfare, is presently on the faculty at Yeshiva University Wurzweiler School of Social Work, and has provided training across New York State on a variety of topics including assessing and treating mentally ill sexual offenders.

Henry presently serves as a Chief of Service directing the Triage Unit, the Psycho-Geriatric Services and the Clinical Research and Evaluation Facility – a joint program of Rockland Psychiatric Center and the Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research.   He serves as a Forensic Consultant to the Commissioner of Mental Health Bureau of Forensic Services. He also serves as a member of the NYS Education Department’s State Board for Social Work. He maintains a private practice in clinical social work offering supervision and training as well as assessment and treatment of  individuals. He has been trained by the National Institute of Corrections Department of Criminal Justice on assessment and treatment of sexual offenders and has been working with mentally ill sexual offenders for 19 years. He has been a member of the combined Alliance/ATSA Board since 1995.