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Clinical Liaison

Jennifer Unger, LCSW, LCADC, CCS

Jennifer Unger, LCSW, LCADC, CCS, is the Clinical Liaison at The Center for Great Expectations. She is passionate about her work with adults with co-occurring disorders, and has a particular focus working with substance use disorders and trauma, as they weave an intricate web. Through her career working with families and children, she has developed a keen understanding of early child development, and how those formative years from gestation through age five have an incredible impact on one’s life trajectory. Jenn has worked in the field since 2008 and has experience across all levels of care, including intensive/outpatient, partial hospitalization, long-term residential, supportive housing, and private-practice psychotherapy. She finds joy in helping others build relational connections and establish a sense of community and acts as a supportive advocate to foster the wellbeing of those she serves.

Jenn earned her master’s degree in social work from Rutgers University and bachelor’s degree in psychology from Montclair State University.

On September 23rd, 2021, Peg will receive Somerset County Business Partnership’s 70th Citizen of the Year Award. In 2018, Peg was recognized for her service to the community, receiving the New Jersey State Governor’s Award for Public Service, by the State of New Jersey, the Jefferson Awards Foundation. She was also named Citizen of the Year by the New Jersey Psychology Association, an award given to a non-psychologist who has made significant contributions to the ideals of mental health or social welfare. That same year, Wright was named in the “Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Intrapraneurs” by New Jersey monthly magazine, in the categories of Innovation, Community Involvement, and Advocacy for Women. In 2015, Peg was selected as an NJBIZ “Top 50 Women in Business,” an affirmation of her outstanding contribution in the nonprofit sector. and was honored to be named a “New Jersey Hero,” by the NJ Heroes Foundation. Governor Chris and First Lady Mary Pat Christie and leaders of the Foundation visited The Center for Great Expectations to tour the facilities, meet clients and staff, and deliver Peg’s award, along with a foundation grant.

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