Sarah Baden

Sarah Baden holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Hartford, where she graduated in the spring of 2020. Sarah is now in her second year of her Masters program and will graduate from the University of Connecticut School of Social work with an MSW in 2023. Sarah spent her years in college as a leader amongst her fellow students, serving as a Student Ambassador and peer leader where she conducted tours, participated on student panels, and helped new students adjust to the major life changes involved with college. She also served as Vice President of the Psi Chi honors society, a scholastic community that serves to support and guide psychology students while fostering their interests in the  subject by connecting them with resources and opportunities in the field. Sarah co-founded and was President of Students Against Stigma, a student run organization that worked to create an inclusive campus environment that embraces mental health and mental health services. Outside of school, Sarah gained extensive experience as a Safe House Intern and as a Certified Domestic Violence Counselor with the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence in Hartford, CT. Sarah also volunteered at the Silver Hill Psychiatric Hospital in the Adolescent In-Patient Unit. Sarah holds certifications in Youth Mental Health First Aid and as a Domestic Violence Counselor. Sarah’s passion for social work and community engagement remains a major part of her life after her undergraduate career. Sarah teaches 7th graders at the Temple Sholom Learning Center and is the Coordinator for their Social Action group where students learn Jewish and social values within the greater greenwich community. Sarah brings with her a desire to improve the lives of and to increase the access and quality of resources to those in her community to the team at JFS as the Director of Supermarketing for Seniors.