Tara Nichol, LSWAIC
Social Services Provider
Tara earned her Master of Social work from Westfield State University and a Master’s in Education from Antioch University. She has worked as an educator for 14 years in various settings including outdoor education, wilderness guiding, residential programs and pre-k through high school education. Since her career change to Social Work, she has worked in Early Intervention, Adoption Management Services and trauma therapy with children and adults. While working in adoption services Tara assisted with the matching process and wrote home studies for prospective adoptive families. Tara has focused much of her work on trauma informed care, and she has experience in individual therapy, teaching about the effects of trauma and supporting caregivers to meet their children’s needs. In her spare time Tara loves exploring nature, doing home repair projects and spending time with her family. Tara is excited to work at CHI to support families through the adoption process!