Sophia F. Dziegielewski, Ph.D., LCSW

Dr. Sophia Dziegielewski ( jingle-les-key ) has a gift for teaching that receives continuous praise from her students and associates. Her deep knowledge and broad experience in social work comes across beautifully in the concrete examples, songs and stories she uses to communicate in her teaching techniques. Dr. Dziegielewski has a real talent in her ability to make complicated topics easy to comprehend and enjoyable to learn. Her methods of instruction are enormously effective for retention and understanding. Dr. Dziegielewski is also an affluent and prolific writer with over 135 publications that include numerous articles, books and book chapters.

Dr. Dziegielewski's book titled "The Changing Face of Health Care Social Work: Opportunities and Challenges for Professional Practice", now in it's Third Edition (Springer) has been praised as a cutting edge source book and references to this book and her other numerous publications are widespread. Her other books address social work practice, human growth and development, and psychopharmacology in social work practice. [Other Publications]

The latest edition of her book titled "DSM-5 In Action – 3rd Ed." is a glowing example of her exceptional writing talents as this book continues to be a MULTIDISCIPLINARY - BEST SELLER -- crossing over into several fields of application.

Dr. Dziegielewski is a very popular and highly regarded public speaker. Since 1992, she has given over 800 dynamic presentations on many timely and controversial lecture topics. Many professional groups and organizations around the country have brought her back repeatedly to present her numerous workshops.

A recent article was published in the "Social Work Today" magazine that provides some very good insight into Dr. Dziegielewski's PASSION !   Read it here....

   2011 - Present  Professor with the School of Social Work, University of Central FloridaOrlando, Florida
   2008 - 2011   Professor with the School of Social Work , University of Cincinnati
   2004 - 2008   Dean of the School of Social Work , University of Cincinnati
   1997 - 2004   Professor with the School of Social Work at the University of Central Florida - Orlando, Florida
   1994 - 1997   Associate Professor - School of Social Work - University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, Alabama
   1992 - 1994   Adjunct Professor - School of Social Work - University of Tennessee - Nashville, Tennessee
   1991 - 1994   Assistant/Associate Professor,  Family Medicine and Psychiatry, Meharry Medical College - Nashville, Tennessee
   1989 - 1991   United States Army - Rank: Captain (89-95), Major (95-**) - Martin Army Hosp. - Ft. Benning, Georgia
   1986 - 1989   Florida State University - Graduated 1990, Ph.D. Social Work
   1983 - 1986   Florida State University - Graduated 1986, Master Social Work
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