Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dr. Patrice Sentino is a lecturer at the Columbia School of Social Work. She teaches clinical and community practice, foundations of social work practice, social policy and advocacy, organizational theory, and human behavior. She assists individuals within the community distressed by mental illness and emotional disturbance, working with them towards achieving their hopes, dreams, and quality of life goals.
Dr. Sentino’s theory-driven research results in strategies for promoting behavioral and social functioning for high-risk populations of youth, and for promoting mental health for children and families. She applies theoretical frameworks using analytics grounded in social welfare to solve complex problems related to personal and organizational development, social policy, and social programs. Dr. Sentino holds an MSW from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) School of Social Work, and a DSW from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.