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About Me

Monica Chuchon is the bilingual social worker for the Blue and Yellow Houses. She is thrilled to be a school social worker in her 2nd year at Carrie Palmer Weber Middle School. She is the mother of 2 wonderful boys ages 7 and 12, and she loves baseball, soccer, basketball, tennis and volleyball. Ms. Chuchon was born in Chosica, Peru and her family immigrated to the United States when she was 5 years old. Her family and immigrant experiences have led her to the human services and social work profession, allowing her to help others and serve her community. She graduated and completed her LMSW from LIU Post with a concentration in Forensics. She obtained an undergraduate degree in International Criminal Justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Her social work experience has been focused on working with families experiencing trauma with a strength-based perspective. Her specialty has been working with young mothers raising their children with a trauma informed focus. She has extensive experience in group work with a focus on various early childhood traumas that impact the Latinx community. She is Vice President and owner of a Group Family Child Care Program approved by the New York State Office of Children and Families Services-OCFS in Nassau County. She has been a childcare provider for 12 years working with children 2 months to 12 years old. She is an advocate and member of the National Association of Social Workers-Nassau County Division, Long Island Language Advocates Coalition-LILAC, Hempstead Prevention Coalition-HPC, Hempstead Caring Hearts and the Long Island Teachers Association-LILTA organizations that serve low-income communities and continue to advocate to prevent obstacles in accessing services, client resiliency and tools for engagement.


Fun Fact: She recently became a Zumba Instructor.