Meet Cher. Cher Owen has a Bachelors in Social Work from the University of Wyoming. She is experienced in motivational interviewing and focuses on the client’s strengths to guide them in finding the best care. Her experience includes trauma-informed care, assisting the homeless veteran population, and child welfare. She understands community resources and promotes strong advocacy on behalf of client’s needs.
Q: What’s your favorite family recipe? Will you share?
C: I have many favorite family recipes. My favorite one would have to be my mom’s chili. I would give the recipe but I can never remember it!
Q: What is your favorite thing to do in your spare time?
C: I love to spend my free time crocheting, watching movies with my husband, and spending time with my puppy.
Q: Favorite thing to do for self-care?
C: My favorite thing to do for self-care is crocheting gifts for my family and friends.
Q: What advice would you give to someone struggling with the pandemic, mental health, or basic needs?
C: 4. My advice would be to reach out to your support systems and community. We have so many community supports in Cheyenne and I’d let them know that you are not alone.
Q: What is LIV to you?
C: I have been at LIV for a short time but I am very impressed with the compassion and dignity that every staff member provides clients and each other. LIV is a place that cares for its clients and staff members and exhibits the best values of social work. It reminds me every day why I joined this profession.