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Gina L. Sharpe

Assistant Director, Office of Continuing Education, Assistant Professor of Teaching

MSW, New York University

Sharpe's areas of practice and interests have focused on work with survivors of  childhood trauma, disaster, complex trauma, survivorship, affective disorders, and workplace issues.

Bio: 

Gina L. Sharpe, MSW, LCSW has worked professionally as a clinical social worker for over 20 years, serving as a clinician, supervisor, and administrator in hospital based programs, nonprofits, outpatient mental health, employee assistance, managed behavioral healthcare, undergraduate counseling, and psychiatric emergency. Prior to coming to Rutgers, Sharpe was involved in piloting a managed behavioral healthcare program that addressed service utilization with persons dealing with the co-occurrence of a chronic medical diagnosis and mental health. Her areas of practice and interest has focused on work with survivors of  childhood trauma, disaster, complex trauma, survivorship, affective disorders, and workplace issues. In more recent years, Sharpe has worked to better understand the intersectionality between oppression and mental health and to incorporate social justice in practice.

To date, Sharpe has taught Social Work Practice I, Social Work Practice II, Clinical Practice I, Psychopathology, and Diversity and Oppression and is currently the Assistant Director in the Office of Continuing Education at the Rutgers School of Social Work.

Courses Taught: 

  • Social Work Practice II
  • Advanced Practice I
  • Psychopathology
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