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Kenneth L Hanna, Jr., MSW, LICSW, MBA

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Kenneth L. Hanna Jr. MSW, LICSW, MBA earned a BSW in Social work from St Cloud State, and a Certificate in Chemical Dependency Counseling in 1994. Hanna graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1997 with a Master’s in Social Work. Hanna is Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW; 2002) and earned a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) St Thomas University 2011.   

Hanna has the following training: Certified ACEs Interface Presenter; Circle of Security; Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resiliency (STAR); Brains are Built through Wilder’s African American Babies Coalition; Darla Henry’s 3-5-7 Permanency model; William Bridges Model of Transition; and Motivational Interviewing. 

His work experience includes:  

  • St. Cloud Hospital’s Recovery Plus Program with adolescents and adults with Alcohol and Other Drug addiction issues.  
  • Line staff and therapist for the Sheriff’s Youth Programs, St. Cloud Group Home, and Isanti Boy’s Ranch a Residential Treatment Center 
  • Child Foster Care and Adoption for 14 years as a direct care social worker and Statewide Operations Manager 
  • State of Minnesota Direct Care & Treatment Deputy Director Northern Region  
  • Founder and owner of Lion Youth & Community Services, LLC individual counselling service, November 2012  
  • Founder & CEO LION Community Enrichment Programs, Inc., 2013  
  • Behavioral Access Staff St. Cloud Hospital Emergency Trauma Center   
Lion Youth & Community Services, LLC
600 25th Ave South , Ste 209
Saint Cloud, MN 56301
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Lion Youth & Community Services, LLC
600 25th Ave South , Ste 209
Saint Cloud, MN 56301

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Practice Location:
Insurance Taken:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Medical Assistance
Optum Health
Preferred One
South Country
Treatment Modalities:
Circle of Security
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Internal Family Systems (IFS)
Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM)
Areas of Practice:
Adoption Identity (i.e., self-worth, self-esteem)
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Childhood Depression
Domestic Violence
Early Traumatic Experiences
Educational Consulting (IEP/504 Assistance)
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Juvenile Justice Involvement
Mood Disorder
Open Adoption
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Parent Coaching
Personality Disorders
Psychotic Disorder
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
Substance Use Disorder
Suicidal Concerns
Systems of Care Navigation
Transracial/Transcultural Families
Client Demographics:
Adult (Ad. Parent - Individual)
Adult (Adoptee)
Couples Work
Elementary Age (7-12)
Family Work
Parent Coaching
Teen (13-18)
Young Adult (19-25)


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