Course Schedule - by Instructor

Jeffrey Anvari-Clark, MA, MSW

Corey Beauford, LCSW-C, LISW

Tanya Bender Henderson, PhD

Gillian Berry, PhD

Whitney Burton, MPH, MSW

Veronica Cruz, LCSW-C She has been in the social work profession for over seventeen years. Ms. Cruz was employed for ten years, at the Office of the Public Defender in Rockville as a forensic social worker. In 2015 she became the owner and CEO of Cruz and Associates a consulting firm specialized in forensic social work in particular sentencing mitigation for juvenile and adult offenders, professional continuing education and psychotherapy. In 2015 Ms. Cruz joined the Catholic University of America Schools of Social Work as an Adjunct Professor. In addition in the Fall of 2016 she joined The University of Maryland (Shady Grove) as an Adjunct Professor at teaching Advanced Trauma. Since 2000 she had been working as an emergency room and psychiatric social worker and until June 2014 she worked part time at Laurel Regional Hospital as an psych liaison counselor, responsible for the emergency room, medical and psych department. She has extensive experience in inpatient psych treatment and partial hospitalization psych programs. She is a graduate of the Catholic University of America and the University of Maryland School of Social Work.

Gisele Ferretto, LCSW-C Social Worker, LCSW-C and alum of SSW. Currently Faculty Liaison and Clinical Instructor at SSW; her responsibilities are with the Title IV-E Education for Public Child Welfare program. Over 25 years' experience in the human services field including direct service, staff development and training, administration and teaching - many of those years with the MD St. Dept. of Human Resources. She has been instrumental in organizing the SW advocacy day in Annapolis, which has brought visibility to SW issues through work with MSW students and legislators. She has been a Board Member of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development of the Archdiocese of Baltimore since 1983 serving in a variety of capacities. Her current focus is on local activities of this national foundation where she offers technical assistance and promotes community organizing and economic development with low-income individuals. Pleased to have her contribute her expertise in the area of social work advocacy to the CPE program.

Erin Gillard, LCSW-C

Lynn Grodzki, LCSW, MCC

Batsheva Hartstein, LCSW-C, RPT

Sonia Hinds, APRN-BC, RPT

Barbara Korenblit, LCSW

Emma Kupferman, LICSW, LCSW

Steven Lewis MSW, MBA

Heather McGhee

Kristian Owens, LCSW-C,CTP-C,RPT

Colby Peters, PhD, LCSW-C

Paul Sacco, PhD

Jacke Schroeder, LCSW-C

Robert Scuka, PhD, MSW, LCSW-C

Nicholette Smith-Bligen, LCSW-C, LICSW

Marsha Stein, LCSW-C

Jay Unick, PhD

Carol Velandia, MSW

Colette Walker-Thomas, LCSW-C

Susan Westgate, MBA, LCSW-C