School of Social Welfare Faculty Outreach

School of Social Welfare faculty members contribute their expertise to a wide range of national and local organizations. Please go to to see a partial listing.

Contact: Katharine Briar-Lawson, Ph.D.
Phone: (518) 442-5324
School, college, division or unit: School of Social Welfare
Partners: AARP, Adirondack Samaritan Counseling Center, AIDS Council of NENY, Albany County Community Service Board, Albany County Department for Children Youth and Families, Albany County District Attorney Office, Albany County Probation Dept., Albany Damien Center, Albany Guardian Society, Albany Medical Center Hospital CM/SW, Albany Medical Center Inpatient Psychiatry, Albany Public Schools, Alpine Rehab and Nursing Center, Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern New York, American Cancer Society – Capital Region, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), Appellate Division of the State Supreme Court, Astor Home for Children, Avila Institute of Gerontology, Benedictine Hospital, Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth, Bethlehem Senior Services, Bureau of Refugees & Immigrant Assistance (BRIA), Caleo Counseling Services, Capital District Lesbian Gay Community Council, Capital District Psychiatric Center, Capital Region BOCES – Capit Program, Carver Community Center Inc. [FCPP], Catholic Charities – Chenango Co., Catholic Charities – Continuous, Catholic Charities – Disabilities Services, Catholic Charities – Montgomery Co., Catholic Charities Caregiver Program, Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange County, Center for Disability Services, Center for Disability Services – Residential, Center for Excellence in Aging Services, Center for Law & Justice Inc., Central New York DDSO, Centro Civico – Albany, Centro Civico – Amsterdam NY, Centro Del Progreso, ClearView Center Inc., Cohoes Multi-Service Senior Citizens Center Inc., Colonie Youth Center Inc., Commission on Economic Opportunity, Community Maternity Services, Conifer Park – Glenville, Conifer Park – Outpatient, Council of Community Services of NYS, Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center, Daughters of Sarah Senior Community, Eddy Ford Nursing Home, Ellis Hospital – Outpatient, Equinox Inc., Equinox Youth Services, Foundation for Long Term Care, Girls Inc., Good Samaritan Lutheran Health Care, Greene County Mental Health Center, Head Start, Homedical Associates, Homeless & Travelers Aid Society of the Capital District (HATAS), Hospitality House Therapeutic Comm. Inc., House of the Good Shepherd, Hudson Alliance, Hudson River Psychiatric Center – Pine Grove, Human Resource Associates, Huntington Family Center, Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless, Jewish Family Services of Northeastern New York (JFS), Kingston Hospital – Bridge Back Program, Kingston Hospital – First Step, Lewis Co. Community Mental Health Center, Liberty Partnerships, Little Falls Hospital & Nursing Facility, LOKA Institute, McPike Addiction Treatment Center, McQuade Children's Services, Mechanicville Community Services Center – Elder Care Program, Mental Health Connections, Mohawk Opportunities Inc., Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center, Montgomery County Office for Aging Inc., Mountain Valley Hospice, National Association of Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers – NYS Political Action Committee, National Head Start, National Kidney Foundation of Northeast New York, New Choices Recovery Center, New York Summit on Africa, North Star Behavioral Health Services – Malone, Northeast Career Planning – I.P.R.T., Northeast Health (NEH), Northeast Parent & Child Society, NYS Department of Rural Health Project, NYS Office for the Aging (NYSOFA), NYS Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), NYS Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (OMRDD), NYS OMRDD Capital District DDSO, Office of Mental Health Bureau of Sexual Offenders Treatment & Evaluation, One Hundred Black Men Collaborative Partners Project – Albany District, Orange County Department of Social Services, Otsego Manor, PAHL Inc., Palliative Home Care Program of Community Hospice, Parson’s Child and Family Center, Presbyterian Home for Central New York Inc., Project Independence, Regional Food Bank of Northeastern NY, Rehabilitation Support Services Inc. (RSS), Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Rutland Regional Medical Center – Behavioral Health Clinic, Samaritan Counseling Center of the Capital Region, Saratoga County Mental Health Center, Schenectady Co. DSS, Schuyler Ridge Residential and Adult Daycare, Senior Services of Albany, Seton Health Family Practice, Siena College MLK Advisory Committee, St. Anne Institute, St. Cabrini Home Inc., St. Catherine's – Marillac Homeless Family Shelter, St. Catherine's Center for Children, St. Mary’s Hospital, St. Paul's Center Inc., St. Peter's Health Care Services, START Children's Center of Rensselaer Co., Stratton Veterans Administration Medical Center – Albany, Stratton Veterans Administration Medical Center – Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VAMC), Sullivan County Dept. of Community Services, SUNY College & Career Counseling Center, The Brien Center for Mental Health & Substance Abuse, The Cardiac Wellness Center of Capital Cardiology, The Center for Excellence in Aging Services (University at Albany), The Institute for Family Health – New Paltz, The Neighborhood Center Inc., Town of Bethlehem Senior Citizens Service, United Healthcare, United Jewish Federation, United Tenants, United Way of the Greater Capital Region, Upstate Cerebral Palsy, Van Rensselaer Manor, Washington Co. Head Start – Cambridge, Whitney M. Young Jr. Health Center (WMY), Wide Horizons for Children Inc.