Conference Speakers

Jean Nemenzik, LMSW

Jean Nemenzik is the Director of the Clinical Department at Kadima, a Southfield based mental health organization serving individuals with chronic and persistent mental illness. Jean’s 20 years of experience in social work include the administrative and clinical management of programs serving the severely, persistently mentally ill in both clinical and residential settings. She has extensive experience in the implementation and operation of evidence based practices including Assertive Community Treatment, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Multi-Family Group Therapy, Parent Management Training and Motivational Interviewing. Jean received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan where she studied both macro and micro social work practice. Prior to joining Kadima, Jean served as the Clinical Director for Hope Network, Behavioral Health Services for seven years. She has also taught social work at Saginaw Valley State University and has worked in private practice at Catholic Family Services and the Dialectical Behavioral Center of Michigan.