In Media


10 WJAR- Studio 10 (Providence RI)
June 21, 2023

Sophie Hansen, Director of State Government Relations & Advocacy at CCA Health Rhode Island, was on Studio 10 to talk about mental health and the resources that both CCA Health RI and the local community can provide to those in need. 


Inside Public Health Presented by CCA Health RI: A Panel Discussion on Mental Health

May 30, 2023
May is Mental Health Month, and Bill Bartholomew hosted a discussion on mental health
and how Gen Z has "made therapy cool"


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As Mental Health Crises Rise, Shortage of Psychiatric Beds Leaves Patients Stranded in ER
March 29, 2021

GBH covered the growing demand (and shortage) of inpatient psychiatric hospital beds. Sophie was interviewed as a direct worker.

Public Hearings and Testifying in MA

March 4, 2019
As individuals on the front lines, social workers are uniquely positioned to provide meaningful testimony at the Massachusetts State House. Learn how with this short "how-to" video.


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August 21, 2018

Sophie joined Cathy McNally, host of the "Women Speak Up Podcast: Take the Mic". "Sophie is an expert on talking to legislators, because getting lawmakers to do things is pretty much her job. Plus, Sophie helps get social workers to be legislative advocates."


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                                            Women in Massachusetts Are Voting "Yes on 3"

October 11, 2018

Ensuring dignity for our transgender neighbors doesn't threaten the safety of women and children. That's why leading sexual assault prevention organizations joined with women across Massachusetts to say YES on Question 3—do not harm our transgender neighbors in the name of women. 

September 10, 2018

Simmons University featured her as an alumna and how she uses her MSW degree to do both clinical and macro work in Massachusetts.

November 12, 2017

In her role as Political Director at NASW-MA, Sophie was interviewed by the The Daily Free Press, an independent newspaper at Boston University about the "Yes on 3" campaign, to keep public accommodations rights for transgender individuals.

Authored Articles

Focus 11 2017.pdf

NASW-MA FOCUS          November 2017

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Social Work Voice January 2018

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Social Work Voice February 2018

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Social Work Voice September 2018

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Social Work Voice January 2019

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Social Work Voice March/April 2019

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Social Work Voice   May/June 2019

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Social Work Voice July/August 2019