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Susan Coleman

Assistant Dean, Field Education

Part-Time Faculty


Assistant Dean Coleman shares over 30 years of human services experience in Massachusetts, with her students and colleagues.  She has worked with vulnerable populations in several settings - with children and families in the child welfare system and with adults with experiencing mental health, substance abuse or other social/emotional concerns.  Her expertise in supervision and staff management includes consultation, coaching and programming.  As a lifelong practitioner in the Boston area, Sue builds on her connections in the community to form strong partnerships with agency administrators and field instructors.  As a social work educator, Sue is focused on modeling the social work values and professional skills needed by the next generation of social workers.

Selected Appointments & Awards

CSWE Field Council, 2016-2019

Professional Activities

New England Consortium of Field Directors in Graduate Social Work Education

Clinical Practice Experience

1988 - 1991, Clinical Supervisor, Mass. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children; Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Mental Health and Department of Social Services

1991 - 2000, Interin Director and Senior Clinician, Federal Employee Assistance Program, U.S. Office of Personnel Management