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Erica Glazer, MSW, LSW

  • Lecturer, MSW Program

Erica Glazer is a Licensed Social Worker with over 15 years’ experience providing trauma-informed clinical services, victim advocacy, and administrative leadership in non-profit organizations in the areas of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, grief and loss, and homelessness. Most recently, Erica managed the implementation of state-wide victim services programming for bereaved and injured survivors of substance-impaired driving crashes. In addition to a focus on crisis intervention, group facilitation, and individual counseling, Erica has also directed her efforts towards program design and oversight, staff development, community training and education, grants management, and policy advocacy.

Erica came to the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania in 2017 as a Field Liaison and is energized by helping to shape future generations of knowledgeable, committed, creative social workers. Her professional interests lie in creating trauma-informed communities that foster empowerment and promote safety, growth, and healing. Erica received her BA in Psychology and Women/Gender Studies from Washington University in St. Louis and her MSW in Clinical Social Work from Temple University in Philadelphia.

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