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Dorothy Carrillo

PhD Social Work

Biography

Dorothy Carrillo

Dorothy holds a PhD in Social Work from the University of Georgia; a master’s degree from Atlanta University School of Social Work (now Clark Atlanta); and a BA from Augusta College (now Augusta University). She practiced social work for more than 25 years with experience in the fields of medical and school social work, group work, substance abuse, and family therapy. She has published in the areas of social work education and cultural diversity and has made numerous presentations. Between 1980-1986, Dorothy served multiple teaching and administrative roles at Moraine Valley College in Palos Heights, IL. From 1989-1993, she was affiliated with the faculty at the UGA School of Social Work. From 1994 – 2001, she served as the Director of the University of Georgia at the Gwinnett University Center, overseeing both credit graduate courses and non-credit continuing education offerings. Dorothy was most recently an Associate Professor in the Georgia State University Social Work program and the Associate Director for Operations of Project Healthy Grandparents, an organization that supports grandparents raising their grandchildren.