Educator | Social Worker | Trauma SpecialIST | Yogi
M.S.W., School of Social Welfare (SUNY Albany)
B.S., Elementary Education (SUNY Plattsburgh)
Licensed Master Social Worker, NYS
Certified Yoga Instructor (200-hour; Yoga Vidya)
Certified School Social Worker (NYS #598856121)
Associate Certification: Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (Cornell Cooperative Extension: Residential Child Care Project)
Certification: Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale (Functional Assessment Systems LLC)
Rebekah Magin, LMSW
Rebekah is a social worker, consultant, and educator. Her specialties include trauma theory, family therapy, psychotherapy for children who have experienced trauma and separation, and psychoeducation for individuals and groups. She has partnered with parties ranging from Family Court and Departments of Social Services to school districts and healthcare facilities in order to assist children and their families toward reunification.
Rebekah joined the faculty at the Sanctuary Institute in 2012. In this role, she facilitates trainings and certifications of school districts and human service organizations through staff and management trainings and consultation.
In 2016, Rebekah completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga Vidya with Saumya Lauren Toolin in the Tantric and Hatha yoga traditions. Rebekah has since taught Hatha yoga in a variety of settings including community centers, schools, and shelters. Every class is intended to provide an enriching experience for each student, however they come to the mat.
Her professional experience also includes working as a public school classroom teacher, residential social worker at St. Catherine’s Center for Children in Albany, NY, and Youth Bureau Director for the City of Cohoes, NY.