Joseth Miranda-Tourino, LCSW, ACHP-SW, ABA Lead Analyst is a licensed clinical social worker. She earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from Barry University and received her Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Social Science from Florida Atlantic University. She is a member of The National Association of Social Work (NASW) and has over fifteen years experience working in individual, family and group settings, including in the private and public sectors and at an insurance-based employee assistant program. Some of the individuals she works with have adjustment issues, anxiety, depression, trauma, interpersonal challenges, and are dealing with bereavement struggles. Mrs. Miranda-Tourino is bilingual and conducts psychotherapy and support services in either English or Spanish. Those who are dealing with cultural or immigration issues can also profit from working with her.
Mrs. Miranda-Tourino has worked in numerous inpatient and outpatient hospital settings. Her experience includes working as a medical, palliative and psychiatric social worker. She has expertise in working with patients with medical complications (both short-lived and chronic conditions) as well as with individuals with terminal illnesses. She also works with primary caregivers and family members preparing for end of life challenges as well as with bereavement issues of their loved ones. She attained the highest certification in Hospice and Palliative Care for Clinical Social Work and is a member of the National Association of Hospice and Palliative care. In addition, Mrs. Miranda-Tourino has worked in community settings working with the homeless population and low-income families to assist them in getting services including medical and social services.
Her Applied Behavioral Analyst (ABA) training led her to work with many children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. Her work at the two University settings in their specialty programs allowed her to work with children and Post-secondary students with learning disabilities to enhance and support their individualized needs. She continues to be politically active in advocating for individuals with developmental disabilities locally as well as in Capital Hill in Tallahassee to propose new laws and make significant changes to help the developmentally disabled individuals and their families.