Social worker charged with rape after telling victim sexual conduct was necessary for mental health treatment
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Gamalier Felicie, 44, has been charged with rape, sexual battery, attempted rape and attempted sexual battery.

via WPMT:

CLEVELAND (WPMT) -- A licensed social worker with the Centers for Families and Children has been indicted on felony charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a client and telling her it was necessary for mental health treatment.

Gamalier Felicie, 44, has been charged with rape, sexual battery, attempted rape and attempted sexual battery.

The indictment said that on Jan. 25, 2019, Felicie told the 37-year-old victim “sexual conduct was necessary for mental health treatment purposes.”

According to a statement from facility administrators, Felicie was immediately placed on leave when the allegations surfaced. Administrators reported it to the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Cuyahoga County’s Addiction, Mental Health (ADAMHS) Board. The allegations were also reported to Cleveland police and other state officials.

Felicie is free on bond and scheduled to appear in court April 10.

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