Joan Beder, Ph.D., DSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Professor Beder has 25 years of service to the school. She chairs and teaches generalist practice and also teaches clinical practice, social work with the military and social work with trauma. Her expertise is social work with the military, clinical practice with victims of trauma and oncology social work. Prior to joining the faculty, she had 20 years of clinical experience as a social worker at Peninsula Counseling Center and director of the Adelphi SSW Breast Cancer Center. Her publications on military social work are widely known.