Leslie Spero-Schneider is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker currently in private practice in Agoura, California. She specializes in the areas of infant/toddler, children, teens, young adults and women’s issues. Leslie holds a Master’s Degree from the USC School of Social Work. She has an additional Master’s Degree from Pacific Oaks College in Human Development/Child Development. Leslie has years of experience working with families from traditional families, multi-racial families, multi-cultural families, divorced families, single heads-of-household by choice, grandparents raising grandchildren, etc.
Her work experience includes 10 years as a preschool teacher, director and lecturer. For the last 31 years, Leslie has worked as a social worker in many nonprofit agencies and private practices. She worked for the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) as an emergency intake specialist, sexual abuse specialist, family reunification representative and officer in the juvenile court system. Leslie has been a mental health therapist with children and teens in traditional mental health settings, in school settings, hospital programs and group home facilities. Leslie provided services as a child development specialist for
special needs infants and toddlers through the North Valley Regional Center. With the expansion of her practice,
Leslie had been working with teens and young adults transitioning into college and the work force.
Women may transition from being single to married, from married to parenting, from parenting to empty nest. They may remain single,
married or divorced, or help their aging parents. Leslie can be there to support women through the ever-changing stages of their lives.
Leslie’s professional affiliation includes The National Association of Social Workers, California Association of Social Workers and California Society for Clinical Social Work.