Faculty MemberDarren Cosgrove

PhD Candidate

E-mail: dcosgrove@albany.edu

Specialization: Social Work with a focus on sexuality, gender and LGBTQAI+ families, individuals and relationships

SAMHSA System of Care Expansion Grants

Darren Cosgrove received his Master’s degree in social work from the State University of New York at Albany. He has continued his social work education at UAlbany and is currently finishing his PhD. His dissertation focuses on the use of arts-based participatory action research with non-binary young adults. Like his research, Darren’s clinical work has focused on sexuality, gender and working with LGBTQAI+ families, individuals and relationships. Prior pursuing his doctorate, Darren spent 13 years working as a community educator and program coordinator for a local sexual health and reproductive justice organization.

Darren’s current focus at the CHSR working on the SAMHSA System of Care Expansion Grants.