Speaker Profile

Victoria Pena-Cardinali, LCSW

Victoria has a Masters Degree in Social Work with a clinical concentration from New York University. She has years of experience in the area of Medical Social Work at Capital Health Systems.Throughout her career, Victoria has been able to work closely with patients and their families to address their unique and personal needs related to management of chronic diseases such as adjustment issues, community reintegration, service connection, advocacy, collaboration, support counseling and transitions of care among many others. In addition to program clinical management and development responsibilities, Victoria is a provider of psychotherapy services for adult individuals and their families treating mood disorders linked to psychosocial stressors related to chronic illness and adjustment issues. Victoria is an MSA NJ Board member, and often facilitates support group meetings as part of her work with this organization.