Gloria J. Scott is a private practitioner, consultant, and licensed clinical social worker. She has been employed at the Columbia University School of Social Work (CUSSW) since 2002 and presently holds the positions of Faculty Field Advisor and Adjunct Lecturer. Scott currently teaches the Field Instruction Seminar for Reduced Residency Students.

Scott has been employed in employee assistance programs for over twenty years. She held the positions of Employee Assistance Program Director for New York State Department of Social Services and Senior Regional Director for New York State Employee Assistance Program. She has both a strong administrative and clinical background in providing program oversight and supervising professional staff.

As a consultant, Scott has worked with Intercare’s outpatient chemical dependency program, Turn Around for Children, Linking Lives, New York State Labor and Management Committee, and the Center for Research on Fathers, Children and Families. She has trained staff in various regions of the state, conducted workplace trauma debriefings, and seminars on grief and loss. She also provided and coordinated extensive services to New York State employees after 9/11.

Scott serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Black Social Workers and is the Chairperson of the Board of Directors for Hanson Place Child Development Center. She is a member of the International Critical Incident Foundation, Employee Assistance Professional Association, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Women in Government Mentoring Program, and the National Association of Social Workers.

Scott received her BA and MSW from Hunter College, City University of New York, and is a graduate of the Palliative Care Training Program of North General Hospital.