Alyscia Mayhugh is a social worker at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in the state of Ohio. Currently she works as a medical social worker on a pediatric intensive care unit, which has helped her learn more about the complex needs of patients receiving critical care services and the needs of their families. She has past experience working with the criminal justice population and with youth with complex trauma histories as a clinical service provider through a local community mental health organization. Her successes include earning her master’s degree in social work from Northern Kentucky University and becoming a licensed social worker in the state of Ohio. Currently, Alyscia is working on pursuing her Doctorate in Social Work at the University of Kentucky, where she is also a part-time instructor for their MSW program. Her long-term career goals are to build a career in macro level social work and to advocate for policy change initiatives.