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Faculty

Marcia Berretta, LCSW

Marcia Berretta, LCSW

Academic Appointments

  • Instructor of Pediatrics — Neonatology

Clinical Titles

  • Manager, Clinical Services for Developmental Care
    and Follow-up Program

Board Certifications

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, (LCSW), State of Texas
  • Board Approved Supervisor – Texas Board of Social Workers
  • State of Texas Certified Mediator

Current Positions in Professional Organizations

  • National Association of Social Workers
  • Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care, Membership Committee

Professional History

  • B.A. Psychology and Sociology, Houston Baptist University/Houston, TX, 1987-1989
  • Masters in Social Work, University of Houston/Houston, TX, 1990-1994

Academic Interests

  • Neurodevelopemental Follow-up of NICU Graduates
  • Transition of High Risk Infants from the NICU to Home
  • Effects of Maternal Depression and Stress on Parent-Infant Interaction

Recent Publications

  1. Yang S, Thompson VJ, Sturgeon PE, Berretta MC, Palermo LC, Missaghian M, Marzano G, Tyson JE. Transitioning VLBW infants from the NICU to home: Barriers to parents' receiving education and accessing care. E-PAS2007;617936.7