Warren K. Graham, LCSW, ACSW, CASAC
Assistant Dean for Practicum Education
Clinical Associate Professor
M.S.W., Fordham University
B.A., State University of New York at Old Westbury
AREAS OF INTEREST
Power, privilege, and oppression; diversity and microaggressions; promoting anti-racist policies and practices; forensic practice; substance use; human rights and social justice
Velázquez, S. & Graham, W.K. (Under review). Strategies for Successful Program Directorship: Cultivating and Valuing Contingent & Adjunct Faculty. In Mapp, S. & Boutte-Queen, N. (Ed.) BSW Program Director book. CSWE Press.
Graham, W.K. & Velázquez, S. (Under review). The Uniqueness of Signature Pedagogy in Social Work Programs. In Mapp, S. & Boutte-Queen, N. (Ed.) BSW Program Director book. CSWE Press.
Deluca-Acconi, R., Velázquez, S., Rabeno, S., Graham, W.K., Cortes, J. (Under review). Speak Truth to Power: Content to Competency. Crown Publishers, New York, NY.
Rabeno, S. & Graham, W.K. (2021). Retributive and restorative justice. NASW Specialty Practice Section: Social Workers and the Courts. NASW Press. Washington, D.C.
Acconi, R., Velazquez, S., Rabeno, S., Graham, W.K. (2020). Educating the Next Generation of Human Rights Advocates and Defenders: An Interprofessional Partnership. In Rubin, M., de Saxe Zerden, L., McGuire, L. (Ed.) Advances in Social Work: Leveraging the power of social work through interprofessional education. 20:2, 371-393
Graham, W.K., Healey, M.A., Justesen, E.A. (2019). Navigating confidentiality and privilege for social workers in legal settings. NASW Specialty Practice Section: Social Workers and the Courts. NASW Press. Washington, D.C.
Patterson, G., & Graham, W.K. (2018). Clinical Interventions in the Criminal Justice System. Elsevier/Academic Press, Los Angeles, CA.
Otuyelu, F.O, Graham, W.K., Kennedy, S. (2017). The Death of Black Males: The unmasking of cultural competence and oppressive practices in a micro-aggressive environment. In Moore, S. E, Adedoyin, A. C & Robinson, M. A. (Ed.), Police and the unarmed black male crisis: Advancing effective prevention strategies. New York, NY: Routledge.
Jemal, A., Graham, W.K. (2017). Criminal Injustice Competency: A missing component of social work education to end mass incarceration. InterSections in Practice 2017: Social Work and Social justice in a New Era. NASW Press. Washington, D.C.
Graham, W., Gonzalez, A., Ficklin, R. (2022). Breaking the cycle: Utilizing ACEs in forensic settings for an empathic approach to addressing criminality. NOFSW Conference, June 14-16, 2022, New Orleans.
Panelist, Adelphi Black Men’s Mental Health Conference, April 20th 2022. “Imposter Syndrome.”
Presenter, NASW-NYS 2021 Survive & Thrive Student Conference. “You’ve Got a Friend In Me: Finding Social Work Mentorship,” February 25, 2022
Panelist, “Conversations on DEI” BAYADA Racial and Ethnic Diversity Webcast, February 23, 2022, BAYADA Healthcare
Presenter, Nassau County Re-entry Task Force, “Implicit Bias & Systemic Racism: Part,” February 10, 2022
Healey, M., Justesen, E., Berman, M., Nevins, E.M., Guernsey, A.K., Lowry, E.A., Doty, D., Graham, W.K. “Harmonizing the Ethical and Legal Responsibilities of Lawyers and Social Workers in Clinical Practice – Dealing with Mandatory Reporting and Other Dilemmas.” Annual Conference on Clinical Legal Education, April 28 – May 1, 2021, Virtually.
Acconi, R., Velazquez, S., Graham, W.K, Rabeno, S. “Approaches to Advance Human Rights within Field Education Practicum and Courses.” CSWE’s 2020 Annual Program Meeting (APM), November 17, 2020. Denver, CO
Presenter, Getting the Winning Edge Conference- The Long Island Working Partnership Hofstra University Rehabilitation Counseling Programs and The National Rehabilitation Association, “Implicit Bias Implicit Bias & Systemic Racism: Serving marginalized populations,” June 11th 2021
Presenter, NASW-NYS 2021 Survive & Thrive Student Conference. “Navigating MSW Internships.” February 26, 2021
Presenter, Adelphi University School of Social Work’s Leadership Certificate Program. “Leading in times of White Fragility and Black Rage.” February 25, 2021
Presenter, DELL’s Roots & Culture Series. “Microaggressions in the Corporate Environment: Considering White Fragility & Black Rage.” November 18, 2020
Panelist, “Media Perceptions of Black Men(tal) Health Practitioners,” Sponsored by Adelphi University, October 2020
Panelist, Stony Brook University, “The Killing of George Floyd and the Resulting Protests for Social Justice.” Sponsored by the Center for Changing Systems of Power, Department of Africana Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, June 17, 2020
Rabeno, R., Graham, W., Acconi, R. “Didactic and Experiential Approaches to Advance Human Rights within Social Work Field Education Courses and Practicum” presented at the New York State Social Work Education Association, November 6-8 2019, Saratoga Springs, NY
Acconi, R., Velazquez, S., Graham, W. “An Interprofessional Coalition in the Defense of Human Rights,” presented at the New York State Social Work Education Association, November 6-8, 2019, Saratoga Springs, NY
Graham, W.K, Kennedy, S., Otuyelo, F.O., Harris, J. “Policing Disenfranchised Communities: The role of the Social Work profession” presented at the NASW Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., June 2018
Graham, W.K, Kennedy, S., Otuyelo, F.O., Harris, J. “Differential police response to protesting: When color matters” presented at the National Organization of Forensic Social Work, New Orleans, LA, June 2018
Jemal, A., Graham, W.K., Tolbert, N. “Examining Criminal Justice Concentrations for Anti-Oppression Content” presented at the National Organization of Forensic Social Work, Boston, MA, July 2017
Graham, W.K. “The Utility of Diversity, or Futility of Diversity: Supervising the Black Social Worker” presented at the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA, January 2017