Liz Ferris is a licensed social worker and certified alcohol and drug counselor. She received her undergraduate degree from Drexel University while working with The Haven at College and Drexel University’s Counseling Center to help support students going back into college and find a sustainable supportive recovery within a college environment.  Liz was able to use her experience  working on the Transforming Youth Recovery grant and with community resources in her case management work with local sober living homes.  While, Liz was able to collaborate with students from local universities to create collegiate recovery programs for current and returning students dealing with substance use.  She received her Master’s in Social Work at Bryn Mawr College and has spent the last two years working with adolescents and young adults with co-occurring mental health and substance use at the IOP level of care.  Liz believes in engaging entire family in treatment as well as prevention.  Liz believes in the education of individuals and family as well as a strengths-based approach in challenging individuals to go beyond presenting issues through exploring relationships and family systems to create a more comprehensive awareness and understanding of self.