Dimitrios Cavathas, LCSW-C

Dimitrios has been the CEO of the Lower Shore Clinic (LSC) since 2016, a private non-profit organization established in 1979. The organization has 160 employees serving over 2000 persons in the Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, & Dorchester communities of the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Services provided include primary care, heath home services, outpatient behavioral healthcare, medicated assisted treatment, substance abuse treatment, vocational services, psychosocial & residential rehabilitation, supportive housing, residential crisis beds, & assertive community treatment teams. He is a Licensed Certified Social Work-Clinical & holds a Certificate in Child & Adolescent Treatment from the University of Maryland School of Social Work (UMSSW) & is a subject matter expert on homelessness & assertive community treatment. Prior to his current role he was an Adjunct Associate Professor at the UMSSW for 11 years teaching Advanced Mental Health & Social Policy & has been in Non-Profit Executive Leadership for 21 years in urban, suburban, and now rural settings. In his leadership he strives every day to promote the recovery of all. This means that the community & the people LSC serves are healthy, have a stable & safe place to live, find a purpose they find meaningful for their life, & experience support, friendship, love, & hope.