Martha McDermott


Martha McDermott, MSW

Manager of Community Relations

Martha McDermott brings over 20 years of experience as a social worker, advocate, and Approved Mediator to Etain’s team. Working in policy and advocacy for women’s rights, education for at-risk youth, and mental health, Martha’s career has centered on families and children. She has experience as a special education teacher, Caseworker within NYC’s Child Welfare Administration, and a Clinical Social Worker at Jacobi Hospital and the NY State Psychiatric Institute in the Bronx and Manhattan.

In 1996 she received an MSW from the NYU Ehrenkranz School of Social Work and worked as Program Director at Student Sponsor Partners, an inner city mentorship program serving at-risk teens. Martha’s ability to liaise with diverse communities coupled with her empathy for patient issues positions her to make an impact in the communities Etain serves.