Faculty MemberCarolyn Smith


E-mail: [email protected] 
Telephone: (518) 442-5341

Specialization: Delinquency and high risk youth and child maltreatment and family violence.

Carolyn Smith's areas of research and publication are in the family etiology of delinquency and other problem behaviors, as well as the consequences of family violence. She is an investigator on the Rochester Youth Development Study, a national longitudinal and intergenerational study of delinquency that is ongoing since 1987. She is currently on the editorial board of Social Work Research. She has had fifteen years international practice experience in child and family mental health and delinquency prevention. Dr. Smith teaches in the areas of child and adolescent problems, social work theories, clinical evaluation, and social work practice with involuntary clients. Dr. Smith received her MSW from the University of Michigan, and her MA and PhD from the University at Albany.