Breonica Scott

Breonica Scott

DC Department of Behavioral Health

Breonica Scott, LGSW, is an Early Childhood Clinical Specialist with the DC Department of Behavioral Health: Healthy Futures. She received her Bachelors in Psychology with a minor in Family Studies from the University Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and thereafter, received her Master’s of Social Work (MSW) from Kansas University (KU). 

Breonica has worked for ten years across a variety of settings, including early childhood programs, hospital settings, inpatient mental health settings and school-based services. This practice experience highlighted for Breonica the importance of ensuring equity as a social worker in everyday practice and building the capacity of the adults who engage with them daily.  

She truly has a passion for Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI), mental health and advocacy for children and their families. As a social worker, she incorporates an equity-based lens and helps to improve the social-emotional well-being of teachers, children and their families.