Amanda Smith Fierstein
MSW CC School Based Clinician, PhD
Amanda moved to the valley from her home state of Florida in 2011 and began her involvement with the Hope Center after attending a September Suicide Prevention training in Aspen. Shortly after, she began working full-time for the Aspen Valley Foundation as the Outreach Coordinator until fall of 2013 when she began graduate school.
Recently, she graduated from the University of Denver with her Master of Social Work degree. During that time she also worked with RESPONSE as an advocate for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. She is dedicated and passionate about social justice and making a difference in her community.
As of August 2015, Amanda is the full-time Intake Coordinator for the Hope Center and her main roles include being the first-contact person for the crisis hotline, as well as organizing day-to-day agency activity.