Edward A. Pane is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker whose experience in social services, counseling, education and consulting spans more than 40 years. He holds an MSW from Temple University, an MBA from Wilkes-University, and a BS in education from West Chester University. He completed District Justice training at the Pennsylvania College of the Minor Judiciary and and completed training in post trauma crisis intervention from the National Organization for Victims’ Assistance (NOVA) . He is a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) and Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) with the Pennsylvania Certification Board.
Ed is also a certified trainer for Stewards of Children – Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program, a research based program aimed at adults to reduce the incidence of child sexual abuse. The program is offered at no cost to registered nonprofits and faith based organizations. It provides continuing education credits certified by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) and the Pennsylvania Certification Board (PCB).
For 35 years Ed was the President and CEO of Serento Gardens, a comprehensive substance abuse counseling, education, and consulting organization in Hazleton, PA. He has been on the faculty of the University of Scranton and Marywood University and has been a guest lecturer on behalf of the U.S. Department of State in both Iceland and Cyprus.
He has conducted trainings throughout Pennsylvania on the topics of Reasonable Suspicion in the Workplace, Workplace Violence, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention, Medical Marijuana, and a wide variety of addiction and business related topics.
He provides free consultations for community organizations, especially those aimed at addressing substance abuse within their communities.