Levin Schwartz, LICSW received his MSW from Smith College and his BA from UMass. Levin is the Assistant Superintendent of Clinical & Reentry Services at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO). At FCSO, Levin co-developed and implemented a nationally recognized mindfulness-based treatment program – utilizing treatment as a means to attain public safety; thereby, creating a bridge between two dialectical points of view. The success of Levin’s work has brought national attention to FCSO; he received the NASW-MA “Greatest Contribution to Social Work” award (2019) and the North Quabbin Community Coalition “Bridge Builder Award” (2017). Levin employs available forums to highlight the important need for modern evidence-based treatment for the underserved, vulnerable, incarcerated population.
Levin is a cognitive behavioral therapist who has worked with a variety of client populations including: combat veterans, uniformed first responders, forensic populations, drug courts, couples, families, adolescents, and children. Levin specializes in providing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT); in addition he has extensive experience in large scale program implementation and evaluation.