Yolanda Ross, Houston, TX

Yolanda Ross, Houston, TX

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Yolanda Ross, Houston, TX

Yolanda Ross is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Supervisor (LCSW-S) and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) with more than 11 years of clinical and addiction counseling experience. She is a woman in long-term recovery and is a mother to an adult daughter who is living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). She is also a woman who is thriving and living strong with HIV for over 18 years.

Ms. Ross currently works at Santa Maria Hostel, which is a residential treatment facility that helps empower women and their families to lead healthy, successful, productive, and self-fulfilling lives. She is very passionate about serving women and families who are in recovery from addiction and trauma and building a strong foundation for long-term success. She has dedicated her life to helping women achieve long-term sobriety and is empowered to be a champion for the cause of social justice and diversity.

Ms. Ross has a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from the University of Clear-Lake and a Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Houston. She also has a second Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration (MHA) from the University of Houston-Clear. Ms. Ross is also in the process of achieving her Doctor of Social Work (DSW) from the University of Kentucky. More importantly, Ms. Ross is committed to promoting positive changes on the micro, mezzo, and macro levels of society regarding women struggling with substance use and living with HIV/AIDS.