The Jill Broder Education Group + Network was formed to allow a multidimensional approach to a child's development, providing collaborative educational and mental health support to students, parents, educators, and administrators alike. Jill Broder's Tutoring Center addresses the academic side of a child's development, whereas psychological and mental health issues are referred to the services provided by the Jill Broder Education Group professional network. Marci Malnik, LCSW-C and David Levin, LCSW-C offer a variety of mental health services to meet your specific needs:
- Individual therapy
- Couples therapy
- Family therapy
- Group therapy, including several topic-specific groups
- Enrichment workshops for teachers, students, and parents on a variety of topics relevant to the issues of today (workshops can be tailored to address specific needs)
- An in-depth coaching and mentoring program for parents and children, including 24-hour crisis intervention
- Crisis management to help with the reunification of the family
- Educational consulting
These services are available at Marci and David's offices, in many local private schools, in your home, and via Skype.
Meet Marci & David:
Marci Malnik, LCSW-C
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marci earned her Masterís Degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and has been in private practice for over two decades. Her professional career showcases not only her range of expertise, but her dedicated work ethic as well. Her extensive experience ranges from working with a variety of school systems to having her own private practice today.
Combining a variety of therapeutic approaches in her private practice, Marci draws on her rich experience with individuals, couples, and families alike. She has worked as the clinical supervisor and program therapist at Behavioral Health Partners of Fredrick, Inc., where she provided mental health treatment to children, adolescents, and families at high risk. Later, she worked as a clinical specialist with the Foundation School of Montgomery County, and also served as a school social worker for the Fairfax County school system. Her work in the Maryland school systems included contributing to and chairing individualized educational plan (IEP) meetings, identifying the academic and emotional needs of students, developing behavioral intervention plans for students in crisis, and helping to reintegrate students into the school environment after extended absences
Today, Marciís private practice as a psychotherapist specializes in mood disorders (including depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorders), the long-term effects of trauma, and family dynamics in anything from blended families to single-parent households, with special attention to facilitating the healing process for troubled relationships among children, adolescents, couples, and families. A key component to Marciís approach with students is actively involving parents in the educational and emotional needs of their children.
David Levin, LCSW-C
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Maryland, David built a solid foundation for success with an extensive education, receiving his undergraduate degree as a Bachelor of the Arts in Psychology from the University of Maryland, and subsequently earning a Masterís Degree in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, he underwent clinical training in addictions at the Addiction Research Center and the Veterans Administration Hospital. He completed his postgraduate training at the Miami Childrenís Hospital, where he helped initiate emergency room protocol for abused and neglected children and develop assessment protocol for first-year medical school residents.
Davidís experience in private practice and involvement in this community span a period of over 25 years. He is currently the co-owner of several mental health companies, including Adolescent Intervention Services, LLC and Recovery Care, LLC. Through his companies and private practice, he offers individual, group, and family therapy, in-home coaching and mentoring, as well as clinical services both in school and at home. He also provides crisis intervention services for both adolescents and adults.
In his practice today, David specializes in working with individuals who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), executive functioning and depressive disorders, anxiety, those who suffer from substance abuse, and adopted children. His expertise carries significant weight in legal proceedings as well, as he provides court assessments for both the juvenile and adult judicial systems, and testifies as an expert witness in both criminal and civil cases. His contributions within the educational field include consultative services to community school systems as well as meetings with teachers and students to educate them about drug and alcohol addiction, bullying, and adolescent sexuality and behavior. As an educational advocate, he helps families ascertain Individualized Educational Plans (IEP) within the Montgomery County Public School system. He also consults with parents to help find appropriate school and therapeutic placements throughout the country.