Mary B. Ortega, M.S.W., L.M.S.W, A.C.S.W. is the Clinic Administrator/Clinical Social Worker/Supervisor at the Family Assessment Clinic. She conducts comprehensive family assessments and provides clinical services to children who have experienced physical/sexual abuse and/or neglect and their families. Mary is a part-time lecturer at Eastern Michigan University, School of Social Work. She retired from the University of Michigan after 28 years where she was a part-time lecturer at the University of Michigan, School of Social Work. She has presented at the National Association of Social Workers Michigan Chapter Annual Conference, the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, and the Association for Experiential Education Therapeutic Adventure Professional Group Preconference. She has presented on several occasions at the Statewide Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, the National Symposium on Child Abuse and the Annual Colloquium of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC). She has co-authored with Dr. Kathleen Coulborn Faller an article on the effectiveness of early assessment in child welfare cases. She has been on the Advisory Board of the Detroit Center for Family Advocacy and the State Court Administrative Office (SCAO) Child Welfare Issues Conference Planning Committee. Mary is currently a member of the Michigan Statewide Child Abuse and Neglect Conference Planning Committee, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and APSAC.
Mary B. Ortega, MSW, LMSW, ACSW
Lynn Teribery LMSW is a Clinical Supervisor at Family Assessment Clinic. Lynn has been with the clinic for three years. Lynn has worked with children and families for over 13 years. She has assisted families in prevention programs, In-home programs, and by providing In-home and outpatient therapy. Lynn Teribery was trained and has been using TFCBT with families who have experienced trauma for more than five years. Lynn obtained her B.S. from Eastern Michigan University and her MSW from the University of Michigan in 2006.
Lynn Teribery, LMSW
Richetta VanSickle, MSW
Richetta is joining F.A.C. with over 30 years of experience working with families. Richetta, has experience as a family court evaluator and trained mediator. Richetta, has experience with in-home services with families of all ages. She has training in trauma and ACES (adverse childhood experiences).
Richetta obtained her B.S. at Eastern Michigan University and her Masters degree from the University of Michigan.
Michael Turner, MSW
SRT Group Facilitator
Michael Turner serves as the Associate Director at the Center for Educational Outreach and Program Director for the Michigan College Advising Corps at the University of Michigan. The MCAC program provides college counselors to high schools throughout Southeast Michigan as a part of the national College Advising Corps which serves over 848,000 students in high schools across America. His current work also focuses on streamlining college access programming and leveraging resources to create equitable spaces for all students to thrive. Over the last 11 years, Michael has developed expertise in community development, knowledge of U-M, K-12 and parent/guardian outreach and engagement, and working with at-risk youth utilizing multidisciplinary approaches. This portfolio of work also consists of external partnerships , leading and directing external field programs, managing k-12 outreach initiatives as well as consulting U-M faculty, staff, and department leads regarding best practices when exposing, engaging, and inspiring K-12 populations to post-secondary education and holistic development.
He currently serves on the board of directors for the Washtenaw County non-profit, Our House, whose mission is to help young people (age 14-25) successfully transition from foster care to adulthood. He is very excited to be joining the Family Assessment Clinic team as a part time therapist as he continues his work supporting youth in a group therapy setting. Michael holds a Bachelors of Fine and Performing Arts with an emphasis on Theater from Southern Methodist University and a Master of Social Work with a focus on Family and Children from Eastern Michigan University.