March 24, 2016
Anamaria Villamarin-Lupin, LCSW received her Masters in Social Work in 1999 and has worked in schools and in clinical settings since then. She specializes in working with children, parenting education and issues affecting the Latino community. In 2010 she began to work with The Broadmoor Improvement Association (BIA) to address the socio-emotional needs of the community. In this role, Anamaria has partnered with key anchors in the neighborhood to address a variety of issues which include food security via the partnership with Gloria Dei Lutheran Church to run a Second Harvest Member agency pantry and mental health needs via the partnership with Tulane University and Loyola University New Orleans to provide sliding-fee counseling services. This partnership also provides important training for students of mental health. Additionally, she is the liaison for mental health services between the community and Andrew Wilson Charter School. Anamaria is currently the Wellness Director and Clinical Supervisor at the BIA's Arts and Wellness Center where she coordinates wellness services and programming.