Manuel R. Chavez, is a 1977 graduate from Wayne State University School of Social Work. He boasts over 31 years of clinical social work experience working primarily in community based not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Chavez has had an extensive and varied career working in an outpatient mental health clinic, an inpatient psychiatric hospital servicing children and adolescents, and in a substance center. Mr. Chavez joined the behavioral health team at CHASS in 1994 and currently serves as the Supervisor for the Social Work Department in additional to providing counseling services to CHASS clients. Mr. Chavez is bilingual and bicultural.