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Noelle Marie Ciara, MSW, LCSW, ACM-SW

  • Lecturer, MSW Program

Noelle is a licensed clinical social worker, lecturer, academic advisor, and healthcare social worker based in Philadelphia, PA.

Noelle’s career is heavily based in medical social work in the acute care setting. Noelle’s primary patient population includes perinatal medicine in both Camden, NJ and Philadelphia, PA. Noelle is also a Part-Time Lecturer and MSW Academic Advisor at SP2. Her favorite courses to teach are trauma and research. Noelle is incredibly passionate about teaching, supervising, and the utilization of evidence-based content delivery for MSW students. Her areas of scholarly interest include complex trauma, crisis intervention, perinatal issues, self-care for service-based professionals, social work research education, substance use disorders, and trauma-informed practice. Noelle is currently developing an attachment-based practice model for providers working with pregnant and postpartum women with opioid use disorders.

Noelle completed her undergraduate work at Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland and her Master of Social Work degree at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. Noelle is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Clinical Social Work at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice.

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