Leslie Peña-Sullivan, DSW, LCSW
|Title||Assistant Professor of Sociology|
|Background||B.A., CUNY - John Jay College of Criminal Justice|
MSW, Clinical Social Work, NYU Silver School of Social Work
DSW, Clinical Social Work, NYU Silver School of Social Work
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - New York
|Office||Aquinas, Room 214|
|Courses||Contemporary Social Problems|
Sociology of Law and Social Control
Dr. Leslie Peña-Sullivan, DSW, LCSW, holds a DSW and MSW from NYU Silver School of Social Work and a post-graduate certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice. Her work experience in the field has encompassed several positions involving assessing and treating trauma in children, adolescents, and adults. Leslie participated in a Clinical Social Work Fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic for Children. She is bilingual (Spanish) and previously worked at the Mount Sinai World Trade Center Mental Health Program, providing evaluation, psychotherapeutic, and referral services for 9/11 first responders.
Peña-Sullivan, L. (2020). The “Wrong Kind” of Immigrants: Pre-migration Trauma and Acculturative Stress Among the Undocumented Latinx Community. Clinical Social Work Journal, 48, 1-9.