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Sarah Trotta, DSW, LCSW

  • Lecturer, MSW Program

Dr. Sarah Trotta is a licensed clinical social worker who divides her time between teaching MSW students at SP2 and maintaining a private practice in Center City. Sarah finished her MSW at Penn and received the John Hope Franklin Combating American Racism Award for her attention to the great import of an anti-racist lens in clinical social work. She recently finished her Doctorate in Clinical Social Work at SP2.

Her academic research focused on the experience of psychological safety after a sexual assault. She has previously provided psychotherapy to clients at a rape crisis center, domestic violence shelter, and a college counseling center.

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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