Pam Ness
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Utilization Review & Quality Assurance Specialist

Pam is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who joined Engage in 2016 as the Utilization Review and Quality Assurance Specialist. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Social Policy from Northwestern University, and a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Chicago. Pam’s eclectic clinical background over the past twenty years includes years as a child and adolescent therapist with a high risk population in a community mental health center in Chicago, treasured experience as a pediatric oncology social worker within a major children’s hospital, and more recently as a medical historian in the realm of forensic psychiatry. She is honored to be part of the amazing clinical team at Engage, and is focused on supporting families in getting the treatment they need. In her free time, Pam enjoys family time with her husband and their two teens, cheering for her beloved (World Series Champions!) Chicago Cubs, and reading anything that catches her eye — especially literature, autobiographies, and historical fiction.