Sheridan Health Services, Inc - College of Nursing (Community Clinic)
3525 West Oxford Avenue
Denver, CO 80236
Alyssa Hetschel has a Master's in Social Work degree from the University of Denver and is licensed in the state of Colorado as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Addictions Counselor since 2016. Alyssa has worked in the criminal justice system for the past decade in a variety of clinical, supervisory, policy, and advocacy roles - helping address and break down systemic barriers so that justice-involved individuals could receive accessible, integrated, and inclusive treatment services. Through leading from a lens of trauma-informed care, harm reduction, cultural humility, equity, and social justice - Alyssa is passionate about utilizing her skillset to empower marginalized communities in accessing care and support the behavioral health workforce in being equipped to provide behavioral health services across systems.
Alyssa is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Denver for the Graduate School of Social Work and is passionate about teaching graduate students in clinical theory and practice, the intersections of substance use, trauma, and mental health, policy and advocacy, and leadership formation.