Donnetta Washington

Field Faculty

Donnetta Washington
Donnetta Washington

Field Faculty





279 Williams Street, Room 113
Athens, GA 30602

Dr. Washington is an experienced social worker with over 15 years of experience liaising between families and their communities. She serves as the Field Education Coordinator for the Title IV-E Program at the University of Georgia. Dr. Washington brings an extensive background in child welfare, with experience as a frontline CPS investigator, foster care training and licensing specialist, supervisor, and DFCS State Office Treatment Care Coordinator. She also has extensive knowledge of pediatric mental health as she has served as a Behavioral Mental Health expert in a pediatric emergency department. Dr. Washington’s current research involves suicide prevention and lethal means counseling with families during their unexpected visits to the emergency department.

Dr. Washington holds a Bachelor of Social Work from Clark Atlanta University, a Masters in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Doctor of Social Work from Barry University in Miami, FL. This is in conjunction with numerous coinciding licenses, conducting formal presentations, and an inherent altruism that stems from a passion for seeing families thrive within their dwelling environment.

Curriculum Vitae >

  • DSW, Barry University
  • MSW, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • BSW, Clark Atlanta University

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