Larry Menzie, LMSW/CEAP

Larry Menzie received his Masters Degree in 1994 from Columbia University. He has been in the field of social work since 1990 working with a variety of underserved populations. From 1994-97 he was a Team Leader at the largest Single Room Occupancy program in NYC. From 1997 to 2008 he was a Parole Officer with the New York State Division of Parole. As a Parole Officer he covered various precincts and supervised a specialized case load of substance abusers. He has also served as the primary Employee Assistance Program Coordinator covering the Downstate area. While a Parole Officer Mr. Menzie also worked as a Social Worker in the Emergency Room of Elmhurst Hospital providing a variety of services. As a trained Critical Incident Responder (CIRT) he provided mental health services to the FDNY during 9-11. In 2003 he co-founded Queens Center for Change located in Jackson Heights. He is a member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, joining the NYS Board in 2009 and has specialized training in the area of treating sexual offenders. Mr. Menzie assisted the NYC Department of Probation in redeveloping their approach to the supervision of sexual offenders and assisted in the development of a specialized Sex Offender Court Part in Queens County. He is also a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP). Mr. Menzie has lectured on a variety of topics at trainings and conferences . He currently serves as a Director of Queens Center for Change.