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Amber Chavez, LSW


Licensed Social Worker

Amber Chavez is a licensed social worker (LSW) for the Department of Psychiatry at TTUHSC at the Permian Basin. She is licensed through
the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners and the Association of Social Work Boards. Chavez was born and raised in El Paso. She moved to the Permian Basin in 2009 to study at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin and graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work in 2013. Her practicum and work experience include working with organizations like Communities in Schools of the Permian Basin and the Boys and Girls Club of Odessa, where she was not only a mentor and an advocate for students and parents, but also a resource and friend. Chavez's passion is to help youth and she loves to incorporate her passion into her career by helping others. Her love of reading has aided her by furthering her knowledge.