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Bronwyn Cross-Denny, Ph.D., LCSW

Bronwyn Cross-Denny, Ph.D., LCSW

Associate Professor, Chair, MSW Program Director

Clinical ExpertiseBronwyn Cross-Denny

Practice across the lifespan with a variety of issues including mental health, grief/loss, trauma, family issues, parenting, and addiction

Editorial Board Member

Research on Social Work Practice Journal, Sage Publications and the Society for Social Work Research, Term Appointment: January 2015 – January 2018

Consulting Editor

Advances in Social Work; Sage Publications; Social Work Education: An International Journal

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., MSW, Fordham University
  • BS, Western Michigan University
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, CT, 1999-present

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Human Diversity and Social Justice
  • Human Diversity and Social Justice in Nicaragua
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment I & II
  • Social Work Practice I
  • Pre-Practicum Seminar
  • Junior Practicum & Seminar
  • Senior Practicum & Seminar
  • Social Work Research Methods
  • Supervised Research Practicum

Research Interests and Grants

Social and economic justice, human diversity, social determinants of health, equitable mental and physical healthcare, addiction

  • University Research and Creativity Grant, AY 2016-17
  • Academics for Creative Teaching (ACT) Grants, AY 2013 to present
  • CT Council on Problem Gambling, 2013-present
  • LessThanUThink Campaign with SHU Wellness Center in collaboration with University of Alabama, 2013-present

Awards and Fellowships

  • Innovative Teaching Award, Sage Publications and Council on Social Work Education, CSWE Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO, October 2015
  • Council on Social Work Education: Council on Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity
  • Co-Chair: Council on Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity, July 2014-17
  • Member: Council on Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity, July 2012-15
  • The Dr. Marian Calabrese Outstanding Faculty Award, Campus Life Leadership Awards, Sacred Heart University, May 2013
  • Faculty Excellence Award, University College, Sacred Heart University, May 2012

Publications and Presentations

Contact Information
Phone: (203) 371-7762
Email: cross-dennyb@sacredheart.edu
Website: http://works.bepress.com/bcrossdenny