Full Name
Sean Bennett LSCSW
Job Title
Behavioral Health Clinical COnsultant
South Texas Family Residential Center
Speaker Bio
CDR Sean Bennett is a behavioral health clinical consultant with IHSC BHU and works out of the San Diego Field Office. Prior to joining the team, CDR Bennett served as the behavioral health team lead at Otay Mesa Detention Center (San Diego). His previous assignment was with Indian Health Service (IHS) headquarters in Rockville, MD where he worked as a Public Health Advisor in the Division of Behavioral Health. At IHS, Sean served as the Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) program official; Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) Nashville area project officer; and IHS national lead for Zero Suicide. CDR Bennett holds a master's degree from the University of Maryland, is a licensed clinical social worker, and a board certified diplomate. He has worked extensively in the areas of substance abuse, domestic violence, suicide prevention, and the treatment of trauma. CDR Bennett is a member of the HSO Operation Corps Strong Suicide Prevention Initiative (SPI); executive officer of SAT IV (2017-2019); and lead facilitator/adjunct presenter for the COTA Cultural Awareness Module.