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Christine Coppa, MSW

  • Lecturer, MSW Program

Christine Coppa is a licensed clinical social worker who teaches full-time at Community College of Philadelphia in the Behavioral Health Human Services program. Her teaching interests include motivational interviewing, field education, supporting the needs of non-traditional learners while in college, and integrating practitioner wellness into training curricula in order to prepare a trauma-informed workforce.

Additionally, Christine is an Adjunct Faculty at the Undergraduate Social Work Program at West Chester University where she has taught Generalist Practice, Field Seminar, and Human Behavior in the Social Environment. Her professional background includes over 15 years of clinical practice in a University Counseling Center and Alcohol and Other Drug program and providing case management services to people with acquired brain injuries. She maintains a small private practice in Philadelphia. Christine loves to read and hike with her dog.

SP2 News

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

International Experts Assemble to Examine, Investigate Public Health and Epidemics

On May 13 and 14, Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD, and other international scholars and public health experts will assemble in...

Students from the MSSP 797 course in Havana, with instructor Azahara Palomeque

Student Life, Global Engagement

Social Issues Through a Global Lens: SP2 Students Reflect on Their Immersion Experience in Cuba

For students in the Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), having both a...

Faculty & Research

National Survey Examines Emergency Department Management of Deliberate Self-Harm

How routinely do emergency room staff members properly provide help to individuals who present for self-harm? Do they appropriately assess...

SP2 Student Emily Berkowitz presents at the APPAM Student Conference

Student Life

Students Present Policy Research on Housing, Immigration, Harassment

Four students from the Penn School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) shared their research across a wide range of...

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