Marya Edgar, MSW

Associate Clinical Social Worker & Volunteer Trainer

Marya Edgar, MSW is a registered Associate Clinical Social Worker with the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Marya currently works as a Child Welfare Worker II with Alameda County in the Dependency Investigation Unit. Marya is responsible for conducting investigations and making assessments based on the Welfare & Institutions Code §300 regarding child abuse, neglect and exploitation on the legality of Court intervention.

Marya is Co-Chair of Alameda County’s Safety Organized Practice Implementation Team, a member of Equity and Inclusion Fellowship – Developing Curriculum for Alameda County Children and Family Services and on the Safety Committee – Building Safety and Natural Disaster Preparedness. Marya is a Union Shop Stewart for SEIU Local 1021 and has experience in bargaining.

Marya is a graduate of San Diego State University where she received her Bachelor’s in social work with a focus on Child Welfare Services and Motivational Interviewing. Marya later received her Master’s in Social Work from graduated from California State University, East Bay. Marya has been able to apply and build these skills across several leadership roles in both the private and public sector. In addition to her leadership responsibilities, Marya is truly an advocate with experience is training, mentoring, coaching, program and curriculum development.