Ricka White-Soso( She/Her/Hers )
Ricka L. White-Soso has 30+ years of experience working in the Bay Area. Her work in earlier years as a group home counselor moved her to further her education, which led her to the work she does today. Ms. White-Soso is a proud graduate of SF State with a BA in Psychology and a Master of Social Work. She has a wealth of experience working in group home, residential, day treatment, foster/adoption agency, behavioral managed care, hospital, home health, and private practice settings serving diverse populations from different backgrounds managing a variety of difficult life issues. She also has specialized training in sexual assault advocacy, domestic violence advocacy and batterer's intervention.
Ms. White-Soso maintains membership in various professional organizations that promote high professional standards, integrity, and social justice. She is a two-term past Region C Director of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) California Chapter and has served on a number of NASW state and national committees. Ms. Ricka was recently elected to serve as the Vice-President of the Bay Area Association of Black Social Workers (2022-2024). In addition, she was a Founding Member and the Founding Secretary of the National Association of Healthcare Advocacy (NAHAC). Ms. White-Soso has a passion for Social Work and stays active by participating in opportunities that allow her to help promote the profession. You can see her in action briefly in the documentary “The Waiting Room” which is now on Hulu and YouTube.