Noel Chaney, MSW
Mental health therapist Noel Chaney works with the school-based health center staff at Oak Grove Elementary School in Medford.
She holds a master’s degree in social work from Portland State University and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Southern Oregon University in Ashland. She has a background working with children who have endured abuse or neglect, teens who suffer from addiction and mental health challenges, and adults who suffer from addiction. She has worked as a family advocate with Head Start and has performed case management with community action agencies.
Noel worked as an intern for La Clinica before graduation and said she was inspired by the work ethic and teamwork of others in the organization.
"This piqued my interested and I also love working with children," she said. "Hence, it’s a win-win situation."
Outside work, she enjoys camping, scrapbooking, baking, reading, and tennis.