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Amy Strickler

Assistant Director, Intensive Weekend Program, Assistant Professor of Teaching

MSW, Columbia

Ms. Strickler’s areas of practice are program management including program planning and implementation, policy and procedure development, training, supervision,; community outreach and development including recruitment and networking; direct work including counseling, coordination of services, group work and advising. Ms. Strickler’s area of interests are Adoption and Field Education.


Amy Strickler, LSW, LMSW, is a Licensed Social Worker in New Jersey and New York. She earned an M.S. in Social Work from the Columbia University School of Social Work, and has an advanced Certificate in Adoption from Rutgers  Strickler is the Assistant Director for the Intensive Weekend Graduate Program at the Rutgers School of Social Work. She is also an Assistant Professor of Teaching within the MSW program at Rutgers.

Previously, she was employed by the Lower East Side Family Union, New York City, for 20 years, where she rose to the position of Associate Executive Director. During her tenure as Associate Executive Director, Strickler expanded their Child Welfare Preventive Service program, and developed and implemented programs serving Families Living with HIV/AIDS and Families with a Developmentally Disabled Child. She has also worked within the field of International Adoption, conducting assessments of prospective adoptive families as well as providing and pre and post adoption counseling. Strickler has many years of experience in direct practice, management and administration.

Courses Taught: 

  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment
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