Tricia Bent-Goodley Named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Social Work

Tricia Bent-Goodley, professor of social work and director of the doctoral program in social work at Howard University in Washington, D.C., was named editor-in-chief of the journal Social Work, the official publication of the National Association of Social Workers. Professor Bent-Goodley is the second African American to be named editor-in-chief of the prestigious academic journal. She will serve a four-year term.

Dr. Bent-Goodley also serves as director of the Howard University Interpersonal Violence Prevention Program and the chair of the university’s Women’s Leadership Initiative.

Dr. Bent-Goodley is a graduate of Queens College of the City University of New York. She received a master of social work degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in social policy, planning, and analysis from Columbia University.

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  1. Dear Dr. Bent-Goodley, I heard you speak at the XII NBCCin July and know that you live in Maryland. Perhaps you can help me with my granddaughter’s problem. She attends Morgan State U. and commutes from Elkridge (1.5 hrs each way) and while we await housing for her on campus I would like to find a DECENT hotel near to the Silver Link Line where she can stay for (I hope) approximately one week. 9/25-10/1/2017

    Any suggestions you have would be greatly appreciated.

    Be blessed, always.
    Janet Paul – Brooklyn Diocese

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