Bob Wartenberg, MA
Bob began his career as a Social Worker in the New Jersey youth correctional system in 1989. He has since been a Director for an Adolescent Residential facility, a mental health Therapist for foster children ranging in age from 4 to 18 and for the past 15 years as an In-home master’s level therapist working with youth who present with social, emotional and behavioral challenges. Bob Received his Master’s degree in Counseling from Rider University. Bob has also worked as a Court Liaison in the Family court of Camden County seeking viable alternatives to incarceration for at risk youth and has built strong relationships with Camden County Probation as well as multiple community providers throughout Camden County. Bob was also a Multi Systemic Therapist through the Center for Family services for 3 years helping families navigate communication barriers and addressing solutions to oppositonal and defiant youth presenting with an array of behavioral challenges. Currently Bob is an Individual and Family Counselor at the a Teen Partial Care program located in Camden NJ and continues to work part time as an In- home counselor for youth presenting with social, emotional and behavioral challenges. Bob is also a professional tennis and golf instructor and developed the Grip and Rip it golf program for youth residing in the City of Camden. Bob is certified in the Nurtured Heart Approach and enjoys participating in sports of all kinds. Bob feels his strengths lie in working with older youth who may be court involved or at risk of out of home placement.