Leah Topek-Walker, LCSW-R

Leah Topek-Walker, LCSW-R
Clinical Assistant Professor
Practicum Education Coordinator
Phone: 631-444-3159
E-mail: Leah.Topek-Walker@stonybrook.edu



M.S.W., 2005, Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare
B.A., 2002, The New School


Library social work and community building, clinical work, mental health and trauma, HIV/ AIDS


Stony Brook Medicine Health Libraries Laboratory (HLL)*, Pandolfelli, G., Hammock, A., Topek-Walker, L., D’Ambrosio, M., Tejada, T., Ratta, C.D., LaSala, M. E., Koos, J. A., Lewis, V., & Scott, L. B. (2021). An interprofessional team-based experiential learning experience in public libraries. Pedagogy in Health Promotion, 00(0), 1-10. https://www.doi.org/10.1177/23733799211048517


Mitchell, J. J. & Topek-Walker, L. (2021, November). Being the Change: Field Placements that Teach Micro and Macro Simultaneously and Create Positive CHanges in their Community. NYSSWEA Statewide Conference. Saratoga Springs, NY

Benz-Scott, L., Hammock, A., Pandolfelli, G. & Topek-Walker, L. (2021, October). Building A New Program of Research and Inter-Professional Practice in Partnership with Public Libraries of Long Island: the Healthy Libraries Program.  Stony Brook School of Social Welfare Research Series. Stony Brook, NY

MEDLI (Medical and Scientific Libraries of Long Island) Monthly Meeting (2021, June). HeLP Program Presentation. Suffolk County, NY

Nassau County Teen Librarians Monthly Meeting (2021, April).  Teen Mental Health and Social Work in the Library Presentation.  Nassau County, NY

Suffolk County Teen Librarians Monthly Meeting (2020, May). Teen Mental Health and Social Work in the Library Presentation.  Suffolk County, NY

Social Work in the Library (2018, May). Long Island Library Conference. Melville, NY