Kayla Hoffstein, LCSW, is a Training Associate within the College Mental Health Education Programs (CMHEP) at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College at Boston University. Kayla joined the team Spring 2023 as an instructor in the CMHEP, NITEO, and College Coach. Kayla brings a commitment to promoting equity and self-determination. She has experience working with students in public schools and young adults in community-based mental health. Kayla is passionate about working at the intersection of mental health and education to support individuals with the different roles and goals they hold. Kayla utilizes trauma-informed approaches to partner with students and support them in building desired skills, relationships, and communities.
Areas of Expertise
- Teaching strategies for academic success and developing interpersonal relationships
- Coaching students to regain a valued role through skill building and choice