Dr. Adrian Anderson

Dr. Adrian Anderson

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Social Work, Graduate Studies
Discipline: Social Work
Office: Social Sciences Building Rm. 243
Phone: 912.358.3245
Fax: 912.358.3746
Email: andersona@savannahstate.edu

Biography

Dr. Anderson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the states of Georgia and Louisiana. He is also a Board Approved Clinical Supervisor (BACS) in the state of Louisiana. He has practiced Social Work for several years in a variety of settings (private practice, psychiatric hospitals, and community based organizations). Dr. Anderson has provided counseling and social case services to children, married couples, families and senior citizens with issues ranging from domestic violence, child molestation, marital discord and other severe psychopathies. Dr. Anderson’s research focus is on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and the influence of parental practices with school-aged children. Dr. Anderson taught in the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Georgia for three years before accepting a teaching post with Savannah State University.

Research Interests

The mitigating influence of supportive and protective parental practices following the onset of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in school-aged children.

Education

PhD, Social Work - Tulane University
MSW, Social Work - Southern University
BS, Psychology - Northwestern State University

Awards & Honors

Name: Social Work of the Month
Organization: Clinical Social Work Association of Savannah
Date: 1/1/2010
Recognized for outstanding service to the field of Social Work.

Name: Certificate of Appreciation
Organization: Clinical Social Work Association of Savannah
Date: 1/1/2010
Recognition for liaison role between Savannah State University and the Clinical Social Work Association of Savannah.

Name: Appreciation Award
Organization: University of Georgia Chapter of the Association of Black Social Workers
Date: 1/1/2008
Recognized for oustanding service to the University of Georgia School of Social Work.

Name: Certificate of Appreciation
Organization: Volunteers Priceless Treasures: Pine Ridge Elementary School
Date: 1/1/2007
Recognition for volunteering on role-model day; spoke to school-aged children (7-10 yrs. of age) about the field of Social Work.

Publications

Title: Savannah State Social Work
Publication Date: 9/1/2010
Publisher: Clinical Perspectives: The Clinical Social Work Association of Savannah
Issue: Sept. 2010 edition
Page Number: pg. 2
Type: Newsletter
Authors: Adrian DeVaughn Anderson,

Title: Congratulations to this year's Mary Jane Stinson Grant Recipient, Jessica Slash
Publication Date: 7/1/2010
Publisher: Clinical Perspectives: The Clinical Social Work Association of Savannah
Issue: July/Aug., 2010 edition
Page Number: pg. 2
Type: Newsletter
Authors: Adrian DeVaughn Anderson,

Title: Mayor Recognizes CSWA-S Leadership
Publication Date: 5/1/2010
Publisher: Clinical Perspectives: The Clinical Social Work Association of Savannah
Issue: May, 2010 edition
Page Number: pg. 2
Type: Newsletter
Authors: Adrian DeVaughn Anderson,

Title: Grief and Trauma Group Therapy with Children After Hurricane Katrina
Publication Date: 1/1/2009
Publisher: Social Work with Groups
Volume: 32
Page Number: pgs. 64-79
Type: Journal Article, Professional Journal
Authors: Alison Salloum, Laura Garside, Lou Irwin, Adrian DeVaughn Anderson,