Salomé Valencia-Bohné, MA, MSW, LSWAIC uses she/her pronouns and was born and raised in Yakima, WA. She was the first in her family to attend undergraduate and graduate school and comes from a Latinx family. In 2019, she graduated from the University of Washington’s MSW program with a concentration in Health/Mental Health.
In 2016, Salomé earned a Certificate in Care Management, and in 2014 Salomé obtained her Master’s at Northwest University in International Care and Community Development. She is a former College Success Foundation Achievers Scholar, Gear Up Scholar, PLU scholar, and Hispanic Academic Achievers Program Scholar. In 2018, Salomé became a Carol LaMare Scholar and won several awards and honors such as a paper award for the Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work.
Dedicated to investing in the clinical social work field, Salomé is a member of many clinical social work and Latino societies and is a strong activist within her community.
Currently, Salomé works at Friends of Youth in a variety of roles. In her free time, she enjoys going on walks, spending time with friends and family, playing with her two cats, traveling with her life partner, and creating self-care materials. If you’re interested in exploring some of Salomé’s featured work, please visit our Resource page.