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Matthews, Angela
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(517) 246 -1585

Angela Matthews, MSW

Lead Case Manager

Angela Matthews is a mental health professional and an educator with over 18 years of experience in law enforcement.

While serving the City of Lansing first as a police officer and later as a sergeant, Angela returned to finish her degree in sociology and then completed her Master of Social Work at Michigan State University. After retiring from the Lansing Police Department, she worked as a mental health counselor before serving the City of Battle Creek Police Department as the inaugural crisis intervention team liaison. In this role, Angela cultivated relationships throughout the community and worked with department leadership to improve the policies and procedures for crisis response that included collaboration with community partners. She was the primary liaison between officers and mental health professionals in ensuring that individuals and families were connected with the appropriate resources.

In addition to her service to the community, Angela has a wealth of experience in training, from her time training cadets while in the academy to her appointments as an adjunct instructor at Grand Valley, Kellogg Community College, Eastern Michigan University, and Lansing Community College.

Her commitment to access to mental health has resulted in a successful private practice where she tailors treatment to individual needs. Angela is committed to fostering openness, respect, and understanding to create safer and stronger communities.

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