Dr. Lucas brings her extensive experience as a clinical social worker with individuals, families, and communities to her courses.
Professional Title: Associate Professor of Human Services
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Social Work, ethics, cultural competence
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Social Sciences program - Human Services major, Social Work minor
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Concepts and Skills in Professional Practice, Introduction to Social Work, Case Management in Social Work and Counseling, Child Welfare: Challenges and Solutions, Contemporary Issues in Counseling and Human Services, Human Services Internship and Seminar, Research Methods in the Social Sciences
Education: BA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; MSW, PhD, Simmons College; Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
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I am passionate about the goodness-of-fit between individuals and their environments and use this framework in my teaching. Using this approach in the classroom, I strive to provide an inclusive, supportive learning environment that impacts students’ development and empowerment in the realms of their personal and professional lives.
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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The Child Homelessness Initiative
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