With over thirty years of successful practice in the fields of social and mental health services and non-profit management, Tom Butero decided to alter his direction. Now, Tom shares his passion for improving the lives of those in need by helping others find new and effective ways of doing the same.
Tom's service includes a comprehensive assessment to help identify gaps and opportunities. Based on the results, he will offer a suite of quality services that will help your organization grow and develop, whether it be in the areas of management and administration or to improve the quality of your direct program services. That’s how he works with you to ensure your success.
Collaboration is key. That's why Tom will give you the time and guidance you deserve. Whether you’re seeking a strategic alliance with the right partner or a special skill-set or tool, call Tom today. Together with you, he'll create and refine your plan for success. Tom knows the value and importance of a team approach and he will work with you and for you.
Tom hold a masters degree in social work from George Williams College in Illinois and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in Massachusetts. He is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.
Tom’s clinical knowledge and experience are extensive, with specialties in the areas of suicide prevention, family therapy and treatment services for adolescents. Tom also brings a wealth of expertise in organizational development, administration, and management training. His entire career has been with community-based agencies as both a direct practitioner and an administrator.
Tom has taught courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at George Williams College, the University of Illinois, and Boston University and has presented at numerous local, state, and national conferences.
Tom is an accomplished author and has written extensively on numerous topics. Tom's latest book:
Suicide Assessment, Intervention and Prevention: A Practitioner's Guide (2018), is now available through Amazon.com.
Tom is also a regular contributor to Charity Channel.com and has written several articles, including:
The Top Ten Things Managers Should and Should Not Say
You Can Get Through This: Crisis Management Strategies
If the Grant Fits Write It
For the Showcase of Fundraising Innovation & Inspiration (SOFII) in Great Britain:
Don’t Chase the Dollars
For the Massachusetts chapter National Association of Social Workers:
Diversity Training and Cultural Awareness: No Such thing as Too Much (Parts One & Two)
With over thirty years of direct service and management experience as well as hundreds of training events, Tom can meet the diverse needs of your organization from a perspective that is both time tested and yet flexible enough to be tailored to your individual circumstances.
Organizational Development: Consultation services are available for any organization wishing to enhance its effectiveness. Areas of expertise include:
Clinical Consultation: Individual and group consultation services for all levels of care with an emphasis on family centered services. Formats include case presentations and mini-workshops on specific theoretical approaches and therapeutic techniques.
Supervisor and Management Training: Various topics related to management and supervision tailored for those just entering the field as well as experienced managers. Selected topics include:
Training for the Practitioner: Individual and group consultation services for all levels of care with an emphasis on family centered services. Formats include case presentations, seminars and mini-workshops on specific theoretical approaches and therapeutic techniques. Selected topics include: