Michael Barbieri
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Michael Barbieri

Democrat

American politician

Newark, Delaware
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Michael Barbieri

American politician
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72
Years of Age
7
Years of Experience
DEResidence (state)

Michael A. Barbieri (born July 28, 1949) is an American politician. He was a Democratic member of the Delaware House of Representatives from January 2009 until August 2015.In 2015, Barbieri resigned from his office to take an appointed $144,213 position as director of the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health. The job position was not advertised, and Barbieri and the Democratic Party of Delaware were criticized for cronyism. A special election was held to fill Barbieri's seat, which was won by David Bentz. In July 2017, Barbieri resigned from his director position after a patient at one of the treatment centers he oversaw died of neglect. Barbieri was also under scrutiny due to child sexual abuse allegations against a worker at an outpatient treatment facility he owned at the time of the abuse.Barbieri earned his BA in sociology from the University of Delaware, his MSW from Temple University, and his PhD from the University of Delaware.

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Experience

Education

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University of Delaware
PhD Urban Affairs and Public Policy
1989
Temple University
MSW
1975
University of Delaware
BA Sociology
1972

Past Positions

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Representative
Delaware State House of Representatives
2008 - 2015
Founder
Crossroads of Delaware
1993
Founder
Strategic Management Initiatives
1991 - Current
Regional Vice President
Recovery Centers of America
1986 - 1991
Program Director
Valley Forge Medical Foundation
1981 - 1986
Executive Director
Berks Youth Counseling Center
1978 - 1981
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Executive Director
Crossroads of Delaware, present
Executive Director
Hidden Brook
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Member
Delaware National Guard
Probation Officer

Other Experience

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Member
National Association of Social Workers
Board Member
The Woods Civic Association
Chair
Rotary Basket Brigade
Former Member
Delaware Certification Board
Member
Caesar Rodney Rotary
Member
Employee Assistance Professionals
Mentor
Warner Elementary School