Suzanne W. Janczewski
PhD Candidate, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service (Expected May 2016)
Master of Social Work, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service (May 2011)
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Lafayette College (May 2009)
Social Policy II: Analysis, Advocacy and Practice (Taught since Spring 2015)
Mrs. Janczewski has professional Practice Experience as a hospital clinical social worker. Since July 2011, Mrs. Janczewski has worked at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. She provides counseling services and biopsychosocial assessments for patients and their families in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit and medical floors. From 2012-2013, Mrs. Janczewski also worked on St. Vincent’s Medical Center’s inpatient psychiatric unit, assisting patients in discharge planning and coordinating referral services to community resources for continued care. Mrs. Janczewski developed the orientation curriculum on recognizing abuse and neglect in vulnerable populations, which is presented to all new employees.
Since September 2010, Mrs. Janczewski has worked as a social worker at Silver Hill Hospital, which specializes in the treatment of psychiatric and addictive disorders for adolescent and adult patients. Mrs. Janczewski facilitates group therapy in both the inpatient and extended on-site transitional living programs. Mrs. Janczewski has a commitment to community service. She is currently a reading enrichment volunteer for the School Volunteer Association in Bridgeport, CT. In 2009, Mrs. Janczewski participated in a mission trip to Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic where she worked with Orphanage Outreach to help teach English to at-risk youths. Mrs. Jancewski’s research interests include aging and older adults and social work within healthcare.