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The team of BMHSCM has a combined
80+ years of experience.

OUR STORY

As a for-profit minority woman-owned business (MWOB), we have provided trauma-informed social-emotional services for over 20 years.

BMHSCM provides social-emotional and Education consultation and coaching services directly to over 150 classrooms located in NYC & NJ. Services comply with the protocols of the Department of Health, Early Learn, UPK, & the EHS/Head Start Standards.

BMHSCM has a full-time NYS & NJ Licensed Education Teacher who provides education & disabilities consultant services on UPK, Head Start and Early Learn Coaching for teachers as well as on site training workshops.

We Have A Deep Understanding of Your Needs As A Childcare Focused Organization

Our mission is to support families and young children by working with trauma-informed agencies that are dedicated to uplifting communities through family work. We believe the magic ingredient to creating a prosperous next generation is in the fostering of a healthy family environment.

BMHSCM has a full time NYS licensed Education teacher who provides education & disabilities consultant services on UPK, Head Start and Early Learn Coaching for teachers as well as on site training workshops. 
See our list of trainings and workshops 

Our Mission

Our experts support a wide range of clients.

We work with ambitious agencies who want their organization, children, families, and communities to be successful and help them achieve extraordinary outcomes.

Just like you, our mission is to help children THRIVE.

Meet BMHSCM's Expert Team

Our mission is to support families, and young children by working with agencies who are also dedicate uplifting communities through families. We believe the magic ingredient to creating environments  the fostering healthy prospering children who are our legacy. 

ROSA M. CALDERÓN, LCSW-R, ACSW

ROSA M. CALDERÓN, LCSW-R, ACSW

I've worked in this field supporting agencies and families for over 20+ and have been a service provider for well over 30 years. As a community leader, I understand that empowering children, their families, and the organizations that support the core of our communities and how can shape the world for the better. We greater support comes greater equality and opportunities for our children and youth the shine. 

FOUNDER & CEO

Dedicating her life to the wellbeing of children and their families to path the futures of a progressive generation.

Jacqueline Sinclair, LMSW, MS

Jacqueline Sinclair is a New York State licensed social worker and currently works as full-time mental health, disabilities, & administrative consultant for BMHSCM.

Jacqueline Sinclair, LMSW, MS

Jacqueline Sinclair is a New York State licensed social worker and currently works as full-time mental health, disabilities, & administrative consultant for BMHSCM.

Jacqueline received a Masters Degree in Social Work from Fordham University's Graduate School of Social Services in 2012, and a Masters Degree in Nonprofit Management from Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business in 2018. 

Jacqueline’s prior experiences include working for a marketing firm, a therapeutic foster care agency, and the NGO sector of the United Nations.

Jacqueline is currently pursuing her clinical license to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York State.

Amanda Allen, LMHC, LPC, Ed.M., M.A.

Amanda is a passionate expert Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York and a Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey.

Amanda Allen, LMHC,

Amanda is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York and a Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey. She has 10 years of experience providing bilingual (English & Spanish) Mental Health Consultation services to children and families in Head Start and Child Care settings across New York City.  She earned her BA in Human Services from Villanova University and her Ed.M. and MA in Psychological Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University. 

Amanda is CLASS Reliable and experienced Disability Coordinator for children.

Areas of specialty include: early childhood social-emotional development and mental health, trauma-informed care, and behavior modification plans.  Professional areas of interest include: play therapy, creativity in counseling, adjustment concerns and emotionally responsive practices.  Prior experience includes social work in Guatemala and behavior support intern at the Children's Crisis Treatment Center in Philadelphia. 

Lourdes Arauz, LMHC, Ed.M., M.A.

Lourdes Arauz is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York. Lourdes works as a bilingual Spanish Speaking mental health staff for BMHSCM.

Lourdes Arauz, LMHC, Ed.M., M.A.

Lourdes Arauz is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York. Lourdes works as a bilingual Spanish Speaking mental health staff for BMHSCM.

She serves  Head Start and Child Care programs in New York City. 

Lourdes holds a Master of Education degree and a Masters of Arts degree from Teachers College, Columbia University in Psychological Counseling.

Lourdes fosters the behavioral, emotional, and cognitive development of children by providing teachers and parents technical assistance through behavioral modification plans and mental health and special education referrals to outside agencies. 

Lourdes provides culturally sensitive counseling and parenting guidance to families in need.

Areas of specialty include early childhood development, special education process for Early Intervention and CPSE, and individual counseling. 

Lara O'Gorman, LMSW

Lara O’Gorman, MSW currently works as a full-time consultant for BMHSCM.

Lara O'Gorman, LMSW

Lara O’Gorman, MSW currently works as a full-time consultant for BMHSCM. Lara received a Masters Degree in Social Work from Binghamton University's College of Community and Public Affairs, and was conferred a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Binghamton’s Harpur College in 2018.

Lara’s prior experiences include working for an intensive inpatient ‘Raise the Age’ program and providing group and individual counseling to children, adolescents, and adults. She is CCTP certified and ACEs trained. Her interests include trauma-informed therapy, strength-based collaboration, dialectical behavioral therapy, and an assortment of creative recreational therapies. 

DAVID LOPEZ, LMSW, PH.D.

David Lopez, Ph.D., is a New York State licensed master social worker who is currently a management consultant with specializations in Head Start programs, intergovernmental relations, social services and urban education.

DAVID LOPEZ, LMSW, PH.D.

David Lopez, Ph.D., is a New York State licensed master social worker who is currently a management consultant with specializations in Head Start programs, intergovernmental relations, social services and urban education.

Dr. Lopez holds a Ph.D. and a Professional Diploma degree in Urban Education from Fordham University and Master of Science degree in community organization from the Columbia University School of Social Work. He is a recipient of a (PACE) award from the National Association of Social Workers, NYC Chapter. He has over 20 years of hands on experience in working in and providing services to not-for-profit and public organizations. 

CONSULTANT

The Success of Your Organization is Our Business.

Trusted By Municipalities, State, Federal, and Private Agencies

We are proud to serve a large variety of organizational needs

Growing Your Childcare Organization

We work alongside you for guaranteed results.

As mental health professionals, we often see agencies worry more about their budgetary concerns than their client’s quality of care. At BMHSCM, we put our clients’ needs first by thoroughly investing in the referral, collaboration, and evaluation processes. Our above-and-beyond standard of care truly sets our MWOB apart from other agencies in NY & NJ. Let us invest in your well-being today!  

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Partnerships for Exceptional Agency Performance

"Because our team is passionate about the social-emotional health of our community"

-Rosa Calderon