Susan W. Gray, PhD, EdD

Susan W. Gray, PhD, EdD

Professor Emerita


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 has been part of the BUSSW faculty since 1980. She taught several classes within the curriculum including advanced clinical social work practice courses specializing in working with individuals and families, psychopathology, and crisis intervention. Prior to retiring in 2013, Dr. Gray served 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
  • NASW

Research Interests

  • 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.

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