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Betsy Sherwood LMSW

Program Manager

St. Boniface Haiti Foundation Inc

HQ Phone: (781) 963-7243

Email: b***@***.org

St. Boniface Haiti Foundation Inc

400 North Main St.

Randolph, Massachusetts 02368

United States

Company Description

St. Boniface Haiti Foundation promotes collaboration and networking. It supports the concept of community-based networks by working with a variety of groups both in Haiti and the U.S. These groups include the community in Fond des Blancs, a large support ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Program Officer - Women's Refugee Commission
International Rescue Committee

Position, Fields of Child Protection and Refugee Services
United Nations Association - USA

Affiliations

Active Member
UN

Education

bachelor's degree
communications and political science
Syracuse University

master's degree
international social work
Fordham University

Web References (32 Total References)


Disability Day Celebration: “Break Barriers, Open Doors� | St. Boniface Haiti Foundation

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For both education and celebration, the day was a success, says SCI program coordinator Betsy Sherwood.


Staff | St. Boniface Haiti Foundation

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Betsy Sherwood

Program Coordinator
Betsy serves as the Program Coordinator for the St. Boniface Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation and Community Reintegration Program in Haiti. Since the earthquake on January 12, 2010, she has worked to transform a project aimed at immediate disaster response into a long-term, sustainable program that focuses on community reintegration for persons with disabilities. Currently, she is responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating disability programming funded through USAID and Christian Blind Mission. When she first came to Haiti, soon after the earthquake in 2010, she worked on logistics as a Field Officer for SBHF. Betsy has a bachelor's degree in communications and political science from Syracuse University and a master's degree in international social work from Fordham University. Prior to coming to Haiti, she worked in the field of child protection and refugee services in various locations throughout Africa.


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By Betsy Sherwood, January, 2015


A New Rehab Center Aims to Redefine Spinal Cord Injury Care in Haiti | St. Boniface Haiti Foundation

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It will give them the ability to shift their mindset from that of a person who is sick - and lumped in with all the other sick patients at the hospital - to a person beginning to adapt to life with a disability," said Betsy Sherwood, the SCI program coordinator.

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"We are very excited about this aspect," Sherwood said.
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This will massively expand our ability to take on new persons with SCI," said Sherwood.
But the team doesn't plan to stop at SCI. "The center will also be open to anyone who could benefit from physical or occupational therapy. We intend to hold general therapy sessions two days a week to service the needs of the community," Sherwood added.


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Betsy joined the Women's Refugee Commission as a Disability Program Officer in May of 2014. She supports the WRC's work to improve the lives and protect the rights of women, children and youth with disabilities who have been displaced by crisis and conflict. She works on research, capacity development and collaborative advocacy aimed at improving access and inclusion for people with disabilities in humanitarian settings.
Before joining the WRC team, Betsy spent four and a half years working in the disability sector in Haiti. In her role with the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation, she helped transform a project aimed at immediate disaster response into a long-term, sustainable program focusing on promoting community reintegration and increased social inclusion for persons with disabilities. She was instrumental in developing, implementing and coordinating programs funded through USAID, CBM and the Haitian Government. In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, Betsy served as an active member on UN working groups for Inclusion, Disability and Rehabilitation and Mental Health. She went on to develop and co-coordinate a country-wide working group focusing on capacity building and referral strengthening for actors working on all levels in the health, rehabilitation, and disability sectors.
In 2012, Betsy received a Lucienne Deschamps Humanitarian Prize for providing outstanding service to the Haitian community. Prior to beginning her work in Haiti, she worked in the fields of child protection and refugee services in various locations throughout Africa with the United Nations Association - USA.
Betsy holds a bachelor's degree in communications and political science from Syracuse University and was recognized by Syracuse with a 2008 Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Betsy holds a master's degree in international social work from Fordham University, where she was recognized by the Graduate School of Social Service with the Ann Walsh Award for commitment to social change. Betsy has experience studying and researching abroad at both the University of Ghana and the University of Nairobi. Betsy is honored to be a part of the WRC team and is excited to be back in her home state of New York.

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