Riverview School Director of Clinical Services, Deanna White, has been selected by the Field Education Department at Boston University School of Social Work to receive a 2017 Excellence in Field Instruction Award.
White was nominated because she goes “above and beyond” in her work with students. Boston University also recognizes the significant impact she has had on students professional growth as a social worker.
As Riverview’s Director of Clinical Services, Deanna supervises the Clinical Team, which includes the Advisors and Pragmatics and Behavior Specialists. Deanna is responsible for overseeing and supporting the social and emotional needs of the students, as well as working with families and coordinating care.
“Riverview celebrates Dee’s recognition and is grateful for her expertise, insight, and leadership. Dee is highly skilled, dedicated, and brings optimism and joy to her daily work, all of which strengthen our school and deepen the level of support we offer to students and their families,” said Stewart Miller, Head of Riverview School.
Deanna earned her BA degree from UMass-Amherst and MSW degree from Boston College. She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW). Prior to joining Riverview in 2003 she worked in the private sector providing therapeutic services to children, families and individuals with a focus on mental health, special needs, crisis and family work.
Deanna resides in Sandwich with her husband and daughter. In her free time she enjoys traveling, paddle boarding, yoga and all the Cape has to offer.