AthMindset | Sport Social Work with Dr. Stacy Kratz

Focused on sport social work with Dr. Stacy Kratz.

In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with the positive, compassionate, and enthusiastic personality on the cutting edge of psychotherapy, and designing and implementing startling personal, social, and corporate strategy for good, especially in the sport and social work arena, Dr. Stacy E. Kratz, Ph.D., LCSW, CAP.

Dr. Stacy Kratz as she describes herself:

Intrepid social strategist. Wants to change everything. Now.

Dr. Kratz brings 15 plus years of experience and a special brand of empathy to her work. She is a leading mental health provider, a faculty member at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, CA, and is the founder of Dr Stacy Kratz, LLC where she works on community and corporate social responsibility initiatives.

As a university-level educator and researcher, Dr. Stacy Kratz focuses on the best ways to build high-impact teams, cultivating the role of sport social work for social development and peace, effective policy activism and advocacy, evidence-based clinical practice intervention, and the best ways to lead strong faculty communities training next generation superheroes.

As founder and CEO of Dr. Stacy Kratz, LLC and a business leader focused on social responsibility, Dr. Kratz drives key programming and impactful partnerships required to deliver exceptional social impact and sustainability agendas.

Dr. Kratz is a private-practice trauma-focused mental health treatment provider and trainer. Her talent lies in utilizing a strengths-based approach in assessment, determination of goals, and implementation of strategic, specific evidence-based interventions, especially where addiction hinders success for individuals and families.

With a common-sense approach to leading strong, results-oriented teams who want to make a difference, Stacy helps people and communities succeed.

Dr. Kratz is also very involved with The Alliance of Social Workers in Sports (ASWIS). ASWIS is a collective voice for social workers to advocate and educate administrators and organizations about the breadth and depth social workers can uniquely bring to athletes and athletic culture. ASWIS provides a base for networking, educating, seeking consultation, and collaborating with this subspecialized group of professionals.

This is the AthMindset Podcast Series on SportsEpreneur. And it’s all about mental health in sports.

From Lisa:

I’m Lisa Bonta Sumii and this is the AthMindset Podcast Series on SportsEpreneur. 

This podcast series is a space for conversations with athletes, coaches, practitioners, and stakeholders in sports. And it’s where those individuals share their perspectives, experiences, and thoughts on mental health in sports. 

Eric Kasimov of SportsEpreneur is generously hosting the AthMindset Podcast Series on his platform as he deeply believes that these conversations are essential and deserve to be prioritized.

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