Dr. Gregory Perkins, Ed.D, MSW
Office: Lauretta Taylor Building, Room 234
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Dr. Gregory E. Perkins is a Diplomate of the Board, American College of Certified Forensic Counselors and credentialed as a Clinically Certified Forensic Counselor and Clinically Certified Juvenile Treatment Specialist with a specialty in youthful offender counseling. He is further certified by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services as a Certified Forensic Screener and Evaluator. As a Licensed Advance Practice Social Worker, Dr. Perkins has extensive experiences in working with the juvenile justice and court systems; has engaged in direct practice with high and at-risk children and families; has provided parenting education and advocacy on behalf of family systems. He has served in consultation, collaboration and training with local and statewide agencies. Dr. Perkins has presented at a nationally recognized research conference and received recognition by the Executive Director of the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission as a “subject-matter expert” and trainer on issues relating to juvenile justice. He has served as a consultant and trainer to the National Resource Center for Children and Youth Services at the University of Oklahoma, Tulsa and visiting lecturer at the North Carolina Justice Academy. He is frequently featured in the local media regarding mental issues and has served as host to “Focus on Mental Health”, a public affairs television program sponsored by the mental health center. Dr. Perkins was selected in 2006 to join the National Association of Social Workers and People to People as a delegate on the US-China Joint Social Work Delegation to Beijing China.
SWRK 510 Social Welfare Policy and Services
Disproportionate minority contact with the legal system
Brown, T.M., Marquez, M., Perkins, G., Kennedy, D., The Value of a Social Work Degree: Public Social Service Agency Directors' Views. Journal of Sociology and Social Work, December 2015, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 1-6.
Perkins, E.G., Brown, T.M. (2014). Parallels and convergence of social workers and the African American church. Journal of Sociology and Social Work, 2(2), 51-57.
Marquez, M.R., Brown, T.M., Dilday, C.D, Woods, T.M., Perkins, E. G. (2014). A call for military-centric social work education. Journal of Sociology and Social Work, 2(2), pp. 253-262.
Powell, R.M., Marquez, M., Perkins, G. (2014). The Military and Intimate Partner Violence-A Call for Open Discussion. Journal of Social Welfare and Human Rights , 2(1), 177 -184.
American College of Certified Forensic Counselors