Michael J. Barga is a 2013 graduate of Catholic University’s MSW Program with a Clinical Health Concentration. He previously earned a B.A. in History and Music from Mount St. Mary’s University (2009). Upon graduation, he served as a Mercy Volunteer with the homeless outreach team of Project H.O.M.E. in Philadelphia until 2010. When his year of service was completed, he stayed in Philadelphia and extended his exploration of the social services by taking a job as an intensive case manager for the mentally ill with Access West Philly. Barga now works as a case manager with formerly homeless individuals and families.