SmitaPatel

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Smita Patel

Smita Patel is a retired clinical Social Worker from the Centrallia school district. Born & raised in India, she graduated from a Convent high school, did her undergraduate degree from M.S. University, where she majored in food & nutrition. She also completed her master’s degree in social work from the same university. Smita Patel is a retired clinical Social Worker. Born & raised in India, she graduated from a Convent high school, did her undergraduate degree from M.S. University, where she majored in food & nutrition.

She also completed her master’s degree in social work from the same university. Smita worked for Davita’s family health plan, planning quality life for chronically Sick people. She actively engaged with emotionally disturbed kids at Centrallia School District providing them with counseling and other helpful resources. Smita is one of the founders of SAHARA (South Asian Helpline & Referral Agency), where she worked with victims of domestic violence & abuse. She continues to volunteer in various organizations, while pursuing her hobbies of gardening & quilting. and at Centrillia School District where she actively engaged with emotionally disturbed kids and adults with chronic illnesses, providing them with counseling and other helpful resources. Smita is one of the founders of SAHARA (South Asian Helpline & Referral Agency).