Name:  Deana F. Morrow
Title:  Professor and Department Chair of Social Work
Education:  Ph.D., North Carolina State University
M.S.W. and Certificate in Gerontology, University of Georgia
M.A. Ed., Western Carolina University
B.A., Catawba College
Office:  130 Bancroft Hall   
Phone:  803/323-2647
Area(s):  Social Work Education, Leadership, Ethics, Clinical Practice, Social Work with Sexual Minority Populations



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Deana F. Morrow, PhD, LPC, LCSW, LISW-CP, ACSW, is Department Chair and a Professor in the Department of Social Work.  She holds a PhD in counselor education from N.C. State University, an MSW and a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology from the University of Georgia, and an MA Ed in counseling from Western Carolina University.  She also completed the Harvard University Management Development Program for leaders in higher education; and, she holds a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University.  Dr. Morrow teaches courses in direct practice, psychopathology, and leadership.  Her professional practice background includes clinical, supervisory, administrative, and consultative roles in behavioral health, medical social work, and long-term care social work.  Dr. Morrow's research interests are in the areas of clinical practice, sexual minority populations, mental health, and older adults.  She is the lead editor of the book, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Social Work Practice and co-editor of an accompanying casebook published through Columbia University Press.  She has also authored over 30 published articles and book chapters, and has made over 70 scholarly presentations in local, regional, national, and international venues.