Estella Williamson

Social work practitioner an expert on mental and behavioral health, social work training and program development

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Estella Williamson

Assistant Dean
School of Social Welfare
Department: Social Welfare

Mental and behavioral health; sexuality issues; HIV; program development and quality improvement

Campus phone: 442-5334
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Estella Williamson serves the School of Social Welfare as assistant dean and director of the Field Education Program. Williamson assists students in learning to develop, apply and integrate learned theoretical skills in social work practice settings.  

A licensed clinical social worker, Williamson's past experience in social work leadership involved managing programs in child welfare, outpatient mental health and addictions, prenatal services and HIV clinical and preventive care. Her management of clinical programming included the development and implementation of services; program monitoring and evaluation; and the procurement and management of State and Federal grants. She has served as a field instructor, adjunct instructor and speaker on social work practice and theory. Williamson is also a therapist in private practice.