Samantha Ciarocco is a 2014 Graduate of Simmons College of Social Work where her clinical focus was Trauma and Substance Use Disorders. She has previously worked at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Emergency Department and on the Addiction Consult Team as a clinical social worker. She joined BHCHP in August of 2019 as the clinical operations manager for the Office-Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) program where she has assisted in implementing our sublocade treatment program and telehealth services. Sam also developed the mental health and substance use disorder treatment protocol for the Boston Hope field hospital during our COVID-19 response efforts. She has taught at many of the MGH buprenorphine and ‘Addiction in Nursing’ education events offered by the MGH SUDs Initiative, facilitated education events at Harvard Medical School and Boston Medical Center, and has sat on education panels offered by the MGH Institute of Health Professionals.
Areas of interest: Psychological First Aid, Community building within homeless patient population, and patient advocacy