Susan W. Gray, PhD, EdD
Professor/PhD Program Director
PhD, Barry University, 1986
EdD Nova University, 1980
MBA Barry University, 1982
MSW, Rutgers - the State University, 1968
BA, Caldwell College for Women, 1966
Dr. Susan Gray joined the faculty in 1980. She teaches the advanced clinical social work practice courses specializing in working with individuals and families. She also teaches an elective course in crisis intervention in the MSW program and a course in education in the school’s doctoral program. Dr. Gray currently serves as the Director of the Doctoral Program.
Her practice interests have included her work in supervision, professional regulation and licensure, rural practice, bereavement groups, intergenerational family assessment tools, the brief solution-focused model of practice, methods of classroom teaching, and aspects of cultural diversity. Dr. Gray’s current research interests are in mental health assessment and practice.
Dr. Gray is a member of a number of professional organizations including:
- Academy of Certified Social Workers
- Council on Social Work Education
- International Association of Social Work with Groups
- Children & Families
- Mental Health
Dr. Gray has recently published the third edition of her well received textbook, Psychopathology: A Competency-Based Assessment Model for Social Workers.