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Melissa Russiano, LCSW, LISW

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Social work
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  • MSW, Florida State University
  • BS Social Work, Azusa Pacific University
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The Daring Way

Melissa Russiano is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice, which has developed into a specialty helping working professionals. She is also a professor of graduate social work studies at Simmons University online.

Russiano has a proven track record helping professionals avoid burnout in a unique way that holds clinicians accountable through laughter, tears, blunt (yet very supportive) feedback and quirky analogies that are grounded in solid theoretical research. Russiano practices in a virtual setting in the states of California, Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.

Russiano is a paid member of the Red Ventures Education freelance review network.

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Social Work

Read Melissa's Latest Articles

BSW vs. MSW: What Are the Differences?

October 14, 2022
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Most Popular Online Social Work Degree Programs

December 7, 2022
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Fastest Online Social Work Programs

December 13, 2022
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How to Become a Corrections Social Worker

July 14, 2022
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How to Become a Public Health Social Worker

June 27, 2022
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