Todd M. Tedrow, DSW, LCSW (IL), CAPSW (WI)

Todd Tedrow

MSW Program Director


DSW Aurora University
AM University of Chicago
BA University of Iowa

Areas of Interest

Narrative Therapy in Groups
Geriatric Social Work
Forensic Social Work
Organizational Leadership/Performance Improvement
Medical Social Work
Student Engagement


Todd Tedrow is the Director of the MSW Program at the Barry University School of Social Work. Dr. Tedrow has been a leader in healthcare and higher education for many years. Dr. Tedrow received his BA from the University of Iowa, his AM from the University of Chicago, and his DSW from Aurora University. Todd has a diverse background, serving as a clinical and management executive in healthcare settings with a focus on organizational change/improvement as well as serving as an Assistant Professor and Assistant Chair for a School of Social Work prior to coming to Barry University.

As an LCSW, Todd has a special interest in working with the geriatric population, especially as it relates to meaning in life and the impact of social isolation. He has developed Narrative Therapy groups in healthcare settings and has been successful in collaborating with agencies to secure program funding. Todd has presented internationally on the topic of Narrative Therapy in Groups, and has provided regular training on this topic at the local and state level. Todd was appointed by the Governor of Wisconsin to the Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling, and Social Work Licensing Board. In addition, Todd was invited to Chair the PRIDE Caucus for NASW Wisconsin. As a CPI Instructor, Todd has trained hundreds of students and employees on Crisis Prevention. Todd enjoys teaching and curriculum development in the areas of Medical Social Work, Geriatric Social Work, Forensic Social Work, and Macro Practice Social Work. Todd is a member of CSWE, IASWG, and NASW.