Meet the Founder

Salomé Valencia-Bohné is a recent Master’s in Social Work student at the University of Washington and a 2016 Certificate in Care Management recipient. In 2014, Salomé obtained her Master’s at Northwest University in International Care and Community Development. She is a former Achievers Scholar, Gear Up Scholar, and Hispanic Academic Achievers Program Scholar. In 2018, Salomé became a Carol LaMare Scholar and won the Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work’s second place clinical student paper award.

Dedicated to investing in the clinical social work field, Salomé is a student member to many clinical social work and Latino societies. She worked for two years at the Child Study and Treatment Center in Lakewood, WA where she learned various therapeutic modalities.

Currently, Salomé works at Friends of Youth in a variety of roles. In her free time, she enjoys going on walks, spending time with friends and family, playing with her two cats, and traveling with her life partner.

Salomé founded SCG with the intent of creating a compassionate and supportive community of like-minded students who wanted to gain clinical social work skills. The intent was that by doing so, students from diverse backgrounds would be able to graduate with additional skills and better partner with their diverse communities.



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