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Evelisse Bookhout, MSW

Evelisse Bookhout, MSW

Evelisse is an Intern with Lutheran Counseling Services and a student at Southeastern University currently pursuing her MSW in Clinical Social Work. Evelisse holds presently a BSW from SEU with a certificate in Child Welfare. Evelisse discovered her passion for empowering the next generation while working as a residential counselor for the developmentally disabled at Springbrook in Oneonta, New York. Evelisse moved to Florida in 2012, where she got involved in mentoring at-risk youth in her community and church youth groups. Currently, Evelisse is the executive director of a nonprofit organization that provides services and resources to equip families, empower youth to learn, grow and thrive, and advocate to restore underserved communities.