MSW, University of Georgia
Debra Klausner, LCSW, Clinical Associate, has been with the BSW program since 2000, after having been awarded the Social Work Recognition Award as Outstanding Field Supervisor from the Department. In addition to her teaching, she has served as the Program Director for the IV-E program and a trainer for the Professional Excellence Grant. Ms. Klausner graduated from the University of Georgia School of Social Work and has had her clinical license since 1993. Ms. Klausner’s area of expertise includes program development and implementation; clinical practice and supervision in both community-based and residential private and non-profit settings; fundraising and development for non-profit child welfare agencies; community outreach and advocacy for social justice issues. Experience also includes teamwork at the senior management level in child welfare agencies working with staff and Boards of Directors to maintain program quality and adherence to best practice, state licensing and national standards of accreditation.