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Valerie Cursio

Adjunct Faculty
Phone: 212-636-6600
Email: cursio@fordham.edu
Office: Lincoln Center 726

Education

JD Fordham School of Law, 1995

MSW Fordham University, 2010

Courses Taught

Social Policy I

Human Behavior and the Social Environment I and II

Human Rights and Social Justice

Research I

Practice Experience

Valerie began her social work career with JCY-Westchester Community Partners, where she served as the director of volunteers. She has worked in the field of aging at all levels of social work (micro, mezzo, and macro) during her tenure as Livable Communities Coordinator for Westchester County’s Department of Senior Programs and Services. Currently, she serves as the director of afterschool programs at Family Service Society of Yonkers. Prior to becoming a social worker, Valerie was a corporate attorney at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson, where she was fortunate to work on a variety of pro bono matters involving startup nonprofits, as well as issues relating to healthcare and social security.