Joseph Walsh

Associate Professor of Social Work

Room 319, Raleigh Building

Phone: 828-8208

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Fall Semester, 2005 Courses

Introduction to Social Work (SLWK 201)

Clinical Social Work Practice I (SLWK 704)

Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders (SLWK 703)




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Joseph Walsh came to VCU in 1993 and teaches courses in generalist practice, clinical practice, human behavior, research, and social theory. His research interests include clinical social work practice, psychopharmacology, and mental illness.

Joe has been a direct service practitioner in the mental health field for many years; first in a psychiatric hospital and later in community mental health center settings. He has provided services to older adult and general outpatient populations, but has mostly specialized in services to persons with serious mental illness and their families. Joe continues to provide direct services to clients at the University Counseling Center and also at area shelters, clubhouses, and group homes.



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