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Erika Gomez

Contact number of Erika Gomez 972-979-2011
Email of Erika Gomez gomezep@vcu.edu

Erika Gomez serves as a Technical and Training Associate with Virginia Commonwealth University’s Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) National Training and Data Center (NTDC) in the School of Education’s Department of Counseling and Special Education – Rehabilitation Research and Training Center. Erika has been with the NTDC since December 2022 and has also served as a Monitoring and Support Specialist.

Erika is a Certified Work Incentives Counselor, and prior to joining NTDC, she served under various Work Incentive Planning and Assistance projects. While in this role, she worked with hundreds of Social Security beneficiaries and provided benefits counseling to encourage and support their return-to-work efforts. In addition, Erika has experience working with seniors, providing referrals to resources in the community, and managing in-home services.

Erika has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Rockford University, in Rockford, IL and is a certified State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) Volunteer.