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Carol Smith

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Gwinnett University Center
Room 234
2530 Sever Road
Lawrenceville GA 30043
Phone: (678) 985-6792

Teaching Specialties
Child Trauma
Family Perspectives
Foster Care
Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families
Case Management
Patient Rights





Carol Taylor

Field Education Coordinator, UGA Gwinnett Campus

MSW Social Work, Valdosta State University
BSW Social Work, University of Georgia

As coordinator of field education at the UGA Gwinnett Campus, Carol Taylor applies over a decade of personal experience in social work field education. A licensed clinical social worker, she has provided case management, consultation and numerous other services to agencies that provide resources for families, children and youth. Her past educational responsibilities include assisting the directors of field education at Georgia State University and Valdosta State University, for which she developed field sites and placed students across Georgia as well as monitored and evaluated student progress. She has taught classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in a wide range of areas, including child trauma, psychopathology, social work methods, social work macro and micro practice and family perspectives.

Selected Publications

Giddings, M.M., Cleveland, Peggy, Smith, Carol H., Colllins-Camargo, C., & Russell, R. G. (2005). Clinical supervision for MSWs in child welfare: A professional development model. Journal of Public Child Welfare, Vol. 2, Issue 3, 2008

Smith, Carol H., Russell, Regina, Giddings, Martha M.(2007). Evaluating a social work supervision model in a real-world child welfare setting. The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education Vol.10, no1. pp.10-24