Jill Gardner, LMSW-cc, LADC, CCS
Jill earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work with a clinical concentration from the University of Maine at Orono and a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in science. She is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, a Certified Clinical Supervisor and a Conditional Clinical Counselor. Her clinical experiences include working in residential and intensive outpatient settings with those affected by substance use disorders and trauma. Jill served as a member of the Professional Opioid Workforce Response Program from 2021-22, specializing in how mental health issues and substance use disorders can be treated simultaneously. She has completed research focused on how to support healthcare workers during the Covid-19 pandemic and how organizations and individuals can address compassion fatigue and build resiliency. Jill provides direct services to EAP clients and workplace trainings for Work Force client organizations. She serves as a volunteer in her community connecting those affected by substance use disorders to local recovery resources.