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Dr. Deirdre N. Scott

Dr. Deirdre N. Scott

Adjunct Lecturer

D. Natasha Scott, EdD, MSW, is an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Social Work at Fayetteville State University.  She is a native of rural southeastern North Carolina.  She has 20 years of experience in school social work and student services in public schools.

Education

  • EdD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • MSW, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • BSW, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Greensboro, NC
Courses
  • SOCI 100 Introduction to Sociology
  • SWRK 415 School Social Work
  • SWRK 650 Field Instruction & Seminar III - Advanced Year
  • SWRK 657 Field Instruction & Seminar IV - Advanced Year
Research Interests
  • School Social Work
  • Education of Children in Foster Care
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration
  • Trauma and Loss in Children and Adolescents
  • Suicide Prevention and Intervention with Children and Adolescents
Publications
Presentations
  • Presenter, NC Principals' Perceptions of the Roles of School Social Workers. North Carolina Association of School Social Workers Fall Conference, October 2018.
  • Presenter, An Overview of 504 & the School Social Workers' Role as Advocate for Students, North Carolina Association of School Social Workers Fall Conference, October 2017.
  • Co-Presenter, Utilizing the C-SSRS, North Carolina Association of School Social Workers Fall Conference, November 2016.
  • Co-Presenter, New Directions for Student Support Services, North Carolina Association of School Administrators Conference on Educational Leadership, March 13, 2014.
  • Presenter, Issues of Confidentiality and Informed Consent for School Social Workers, North Carolina Association of School Social Workers Fall Conference, October 28, 2009.
Professional Memberships
  • North Carolina Association of School Administrators
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • NASW Specialty Practice Committee, School Social Work
  • North Carolina Association of Social Workers
  • North Carolina Association of School Social Workers
  • School Social Work Association of America
Grants, Honors, and Awards
  • School Care Review Teams, School Mental Health Personnel, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, $401,100, 2018-2019.
  • 2012 Spirit of the League Leadership Award, Junior League of Fayetteville
  • 2012 Fayetteville Observer's 40 Under 40
  • 2007 Inez Easley Educator Award, Fayetteville-Cumberland Human Relations Commission.
  • 2007 "Woman of the Year" in Education, Fayetteville Women's Council on Empowerment.
  • 2001 Equal Educational Opportunity Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.