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 Cagle, Brent   Name:  Brent E. Cagle 
Title:  Associate Professor of Social Work 
Ph.D., Social Work, University of South Carolina
M.S.W., University of Nevada, Reno
M.A., English, University of Kentucky
B.A., English, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Office:  139 Bancroft Hall  
Phone:  803/323-3384 
Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups; Human Behavior and the Social Environment; Empowerment Practice

Dr. Cagle has worked in HIV/AIDS services as an educator, case manager, and administrator; in child welfare as a foster care worker; and in community mental health as a therapist working with adolescents and their families. Cagle’s teaching centers on social work practice with individuals, families, and groups; human behavior in the social environment; and empowerment practice.  For several years he has also taught the MSW Capstone course. Dr. Cagle’s most current scholarship explores the inclusion of animals in social work practice, theory, and teaching.