Tracey Grant ACSW, LMSW
Tracey Grant is a proud mother of three beautiful children. She obtained a BA Sociology degree in 1995, an MSW Social Work degree in 1997 and became licensed with New York State as a Licensed Mastered Social Worker in 1998. In which opened the doors for her to become a part of the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW) in 1998. In 2020, Ms. Grant obtained a second Masters of Philosophy in Human and Social Services Degree. She is currently pursuing a PHD in Human and Social Services with a specialization in Nonprofit Administration at Walden University since February 2018.
While pursuing doctoral studies, Ms. Grant was inducted into two honor societies known as The National Society of Leadership and Success Sigma Alpha Pi Chapter in September 2019 and Walden Tau Upsilon for Human Services Tau Alpha Chi Honor Society in April 2021. While an active member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, Ms. Grant obtained Advance Certification in Leadership in 2019 and Executive Certification in Leadership in 2021.
Ms. Grant is passionate about servicing children and their families as she belongs to a vast number of prestigious community service organizations such as Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Sigma Psi Omega Chapter; LINKS Incorporated. Eastern Shore Chapter; National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW) Suffolk County Chapter; National Association of University Women (NAUW) Queens Branch, National Association of Social Worker (NASW), National Organization for Human Services (NOHS), Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Suffolk County Chapter.
Ms. Grant started her career with New York City Administration for Children Services in April 1997 as a caseworker in a Sex Abuse /Hospital Protective Diagnostic Unit. In 2000, she transferred to New York City Department of Probation to serve as a Probation Officer in Brooklyn Adult Services. Being on a Supervisor promotional list she transferred back to NYC ACS in August 2001 and served in three promotional titles such as Child Protective Supervisor Level I then a Child Evaluation Specialist Level II leading to becoming a Child Protective Manager in May 2007 overseeing the daily operations of a protective diagnostic unit comprised of a supervisor and four child protective specialist who investigate reports of child abuse and neglect. In 2013, Ms. Grant was the first Queens Borough manager appointed to implement the Family Assessment Response (FAR) now known as CARES program which is an alternative way to address child abuse reports. On November 29, 2021, Ms. Grant transferred from Division of Child Protection after 14 years to serve in the certified title of Administrative Director of Social Services at the Nicholas Scoppetta Children Center Social Work Department where she supervises license clinicians assessing qualified residential treatment programs for youth.