Nancy Fuentes, MSW, LSW joins Summit Medical Group from the Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) in Newark, NJ. In her eight years at PACT, Ms. Fuentes served the severe and persistent mentally ill, and worked in a variety of roles, including Team Leader of a multidisciplinary team providing psychiatric treatment in the Essex County area. Ms. Fuentes has a strong background in substance abuse counseling and support, and has worked with patients in both detoxification and methadone treatment facilities. In addition, she has provided social work services for school age children in Paterson and Maplewood.
Ms. Fuentes is an unyielding advocate for some of the most vulnerable patients in society, and works to ensure that they receive needed services for optimal health and well-being. By building rapport and assisting patients develop and reach their goals, she helps greatly enhance their quality of life. Ms. Fuentes is bilingual in Spanish and English.
Outside of work, Ms. Fuentes enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.