Susan W. Gray, PhD, EdD
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
- 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.