Frederick Mann MA, EDM
For over twenty years, Fredrick has worked with diverse populations and professions directly and indirectly as a teacher, administrator, consultant, and researcher. At the Center, he will use his varied professional and life experiences in his role as an assessment coach.
Before joining the Center, Frederick worked as a clinical referral coordinator and trainer at the Child Trauma Training Center in the Department of Psychiatry at UMass Chan Medical School. Fredrick’s primary role and responsibilities were to provide information, assistance, and referral support and coordination for families, clinicians, educators, and other professionals throughout the state of Massachusetts. Also, Fredrick trained and facilitated workshops and professional development sessions for community members, clinicians, educators, and social service partners in how to understand trauma, identify trauma triggers and responses, and effectively support and aid children who have experienced trauma.
Fredrick has also held roles as an outpatient clinician and school liaison for a community mental health agency and Family Resource Center (networked and statewide community support center). He worked directly with families and children impacted by impaired caregivers due to drug addictions, mental illness, incarceration, immigration barriers, and violence. Fredrick facilitated group, individual, couple, sibling, and family therapy sessions based on clinical needs. Also, he led parent trainings and father support groups, specialized workshops for special needs and disabled children, and designed and implemented short-term therapy and coaching support sessions for court-involved youth.
Fredrick received a master’s degree of education in counseling psychology from Columbia University Teachers College, and a master’s in curriculum instruction from the University of Mississippi. He earned his bachelor’s degree in American studies from Grinnell College.