Sandi Lindgren, PhD, MSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Professional Certified Coach

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
  • Professional Certified Coach
  • National Speaker & Trainer
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • 28 Years of Experience working directly with youth & families
Services
  • Individual coaching
  • Group coaching
  • Conference keynote or workshop training/facilitation
  • Emotional intelligence assessment and coaching (EQi 2.0 and EQ360)
Areas of Expertise
  • Gender responsive programming for girls
  • Latino youth in MN
  • Staff development
  • Photovoice
  • Adolescent mental health issues
  • Life coaching teenagers and young adults
  • Group facilitation
Education/Qualifications
  • PhD, Professional Coaching and Human Development – IUPS.edu
  • Masters in Social Work (MSW) – Augsburg College
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) – MN Board of Social Work
  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC) – International Coach Federation
  • Certified Life Coach (CLC) – Institute for Life Coach Training
  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work and Spanish – Concordia College
  • Certified consultant in EQi 2.0 and EQi 360 assessments – MHS
  • Certified 360 REACH personal brand strategist
Professional Associations
  • National Association of Social Workers   –  member
  • Minnesota Board of Social Work  – LICSW
  • International Coach Federation (ICF)  – PCC member
  • Minnesota Coaches Association (MCA)   –  member
  • Institute for Life Coach Training (ILCT)   –  graduate (CLC)
  • 360 REACH
  • Values in Action (VIA)
  • EQi 2.0 and EQi 360
Professional Job Experience
  • Adjunct Faculty, Department of Social Work – Augsburg College, Mpls. MN
  • Psychotherapist – POR, LLC, Edina, MN
  • High School Social Worker – El Colegio Charter School, Minneapolis, MN
  • Therapist, Case Manager, Wrap Around Coordinator, Clinical Supervisor – La Familia Guidance Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Caseworker, Supervisor, Wilderness Camp Counselor – St. Croix Girls Camp, Wilder Foundation
  • Juvenile Probation Officer, Juvenile Traffic Hearing Officer, Detention Home Supervisor – Gila County Probation, Globe, AZ
  • Emergency Crisis Shelter Worker – Little Candle for Adolescent Females, Glendale, AZ
Strengths
  • Collaborative/Relational/Flexible/Ethical/Intuitive/Expressive/Supportive
  • Coaching/Communication/High Stress Tolerance/Dependable/Motivational
  • Group work
  • Female responsive programming for girls
  • Working with Latino immigrants
  • Supervision of professionals working with youth
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Training & Facilitation

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