Mary Ann Johnson joined the Fordham GSSS faculty as an adjunct professor in 2012, teaching Social Work Practice in the Schools and Practice with Abusers of Alcohol and Other Substances. Mrs. Johnson provided school social work services for 29 years in public schools in Westchester County, New York. During that time, she also maintained a private practice with adolescentsand their families. Over the years as she worked with students in the school setting, Mrs. Johnson became interested in the disease of addiction and its impact on adolescents and their recovery. She studied addiction at New York University School of Social Work where she earned an Advanced Certificate in the Treatment of Alcohol and Drug-Abusing Clients. Additionally, she studied with Nancy Boyd-Webb, PhD, in Fordham’s Post- Masters Certificate Program in Child and Adolescent Therapy.
Besides her teaching at Fordham, Mrs. Johnson currently maintains a private practice for addicted women in recovery in Madison, CT.