Erica Irwin, MSW, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing clinical services to children and adolescents at Children's Advocacy Services. Mrs. Irwin received her MSW from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. Mrs. Irwin’s previous experience includes working with children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance and their caregivers in rural, community-based settings as well as working with homeless teens in North St. Louis. In her position at CASGSL, Mrs. Irwin treats individual clients who have been exposed to various types of trauma, including sexual abuse, physical abuse, domestic violence, and traumatic loss. Mrs. Irwin also co-facilitates Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) in St. Louis City schools. CBITS is a group and individual intervention designed to reduce symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and behavioral problems to improve classroom performance. Mrs. Irwin is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), an empirically supported treatment for trauma in children and adults.